P&I Clubs are the risk sharing clubs comprising of the various ship owners.
Think of it in terms of car insurance that we pay. Now, what if 100 car owners get together and make a club. This club would cover (contribute) to the damage of any car in that club. So if there is no accident for
I have written on Hague rules and Hague Visby rules previously. You can find these blogs here
If you have any specific question on Hague and Hague Visby rules, do no
A ship is detained because of a considerable port state control deficiency or multiple deficiencies. With these deficiencies, if the port state officer feels that it is not safe for the ship to proceed to the sea, the ship will be detained. The detention order of the ship is lifted only when the def
There is no legal relationship between Master and Pilot other than that the pilot is engaged in an advisory capacity to provide guidance to the master regarding local conditions.
The Master of the ship is expected to know everything related to the berthing a ship to a berth of a port. Legally the r
A treaty is the agreement between two or more parties to solve an issue that affects the parties signing the treaty.
A convention is the set of rules for the parties agreeing to the convention to solve an issue that affects larger part of the world.
A treaty enters in force as soon a
A convention is formal agreement between states and is usually an instrument negotiated under an international organisation.
For example, shipping has many conventions that were negotiated under International Maritime organisation (IMO). Some of these are
- International convention on