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  • Successful litigants can be made to pay for bypassing mediation
    November 24, 2017 1:07:00 PM

    An increase in the uptake of mediation in maritime disputes has been aided by judges awarding costs against the successful litigant if they had refused mediation before the case came to court, according to a leading maritime legal expert.
  • Belt and Road: What's in it for marine insurance?
    November 24, 2017 12:01:00 PM

    When President Xi Jinping unveiled the plans for China’s Belt and Road initiative four years ago, it was clear that to deliver the scheme the insurance sector would play a huge part.
  • New North American sanitation rules for containers could go global
    November 24, 2017 11:32:00 AM

    A North American initiative to ensure invasive species aren’t spread on or in maritime shipping containers means container lines have to be vigilant in inspecting the boxes, according to the President of the Shipping Federation of Canada (ShipFed).
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