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

By |January 6th, 2023|Transport|

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.

By |March 16th, 2022|Maritime, Transport|

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.

By |March 11th, 2022|Maritime, Transport|
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