In Vinmar Overseas (Singapore) Pte Ltd v PTT International Trading Pte Ltd  2 SLR 1271, the SCA overruled at least four of its own previous judgments given over 20 years.
An MPA spokesman said there were no reports of an oil leak. MPA is investigating the incident.
In Nov 2018, the government presented a bill in Parliament which proposes among other things to implement the 1989 Salvage Convention in virtually every respect.
In IM Skaugen SE and another v MAN Diesel & Turbo SE and another  SGHC 123, the SHC held that the availability of the SICC favoured Singapore as the more appropriate forum to hear the dispute.
Mediation’s path toward being a primary dispute resolution mode has been made easier by the recent adoption in Dec 2018 by the UNGA of the 'Singapore Convention'.
To stay competitive, Singapore intends to establish itself as a key financing node in Asia by making available sources of financing in addition to the 20 major banks already doing so.
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Published: 26 Dec 2018
In Volcafe v Compania Sud Americana De Vapores  UKSC 61, the UKSC overturned a long-standing decision of The Glendarroch  P 226 to rule that the burden of proof lies on the carrier to show that he had acted “properly and carefully” and had not been negligent in delivering the goods.
Published: 06 Dec 2018
This article will outline a few proposed amendments which are significant from the perspective of a foreign shipowner.
Published: 23 Nov 2018
Mamanochet Mining Limited v Aegis Managing Agency Limited and Others  EWHC 2643 (Comm) highlights the significant potential for conflict between EU and US sanctions regimes following the US withdrawal from the JCPOA.
Admiralty and Shipping — Practice and procedure of action in rem