Road haulier’s exemption from liability
In a decision dated December 14, 2022 (Supreme Court, no. 21-14.438), the Supreme Court recalls that only force majeure can exonerate the carrier from liability for the loss of the transported objects. In this case, in order to exonerate the road haulier, the Court of Appeal, in the light of article L 133-1 of the Commercial Code, had held that in the absence of any particular safety instructions issued by the road haulier, he could not be reproached for having parked the trailer in a poorly secured parking lot simply by blocking the doors of the trailer by raising the
YMLA seminar in Paris
Lucile FOUCAULT speaks at the YMLA seminar in Paris on 18 June 2022.
Presumption of correct delivery
The maritime carrier's invitation to the amicable survey must indicate, even summarily, precisely the damage invoked and its importance to be equivalent to the written notice required by article 3-6 of the Brussels Convention of 25 August 1924 (Supreme Court, 18 May 2022, n°20-17895)
Marine energy webinar on 24 May 2022
Ansam OKBANI moderates the webinar on Marine energy on 24 May 2022.
Digital twin ships in the maritime law landscape – Conference – 19 May 2022
Morgane ROUSSEL speaks about the digital twin ships in the maritime law landscape on 19 May 2022 in Gothenburg.
“Newly Built Vessels” webinar on 19 April 2022
Ansam OKBANI moderates the webinar "Newly Built Vessels" on 19 April 2022.
9th annual conference – Opportunities in Superyachts on 24 March 2022
Jean-Philippe MASLIN speaks at the 9th annual conference - Opportunities in Superyachts, in Malta, on 24 March 2022 about the sanctions on Russia and their impact on superyachts, how it affects superyacht owners, crew, insurers and all superyacht sectors.
“Green future of shipping – Managing the transition” webinar on 15 March 2022
Ansam OKBANI moderates the webinar "Green future of shipping - Managing the transition" on 15 March 2022.
Carriage and handling of hazardous materials in ports
An order dated 7 February 2022 amending the regulation appended to the order of 18 July 2000 regulating the carriage and handling of hazardous materials in ports will come into force on 1 July 2023 at the latest. The order governs in particular the conditions of admission in shipyards of ships carrying or having carried dangerous goods in bulk, with a view to carrying out fitting, maintenance and repair work.
“Marine pollution” webinar on 15 February 2022
Ansam OKBANI moderates the webinar on "Marine pollution" on 15 February 2022.