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Invitation for LSLC webinar – The impact of Covid-19 on charterparties – 27.01.2021

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Invitation for LSLC webinar – The impact of Covid-19 on charterparties – 27.01.2021

The Chairman, Directors and the Council members of the LSLC thank you for your support during 2020 and now convey New Year greetings to you.

In 2021, the Centre will again present a varied Programme of very informative webinars and, hopefully, seminars for its members and other professionals working in the various sectors of the maritime and commercial industries. 

Our first event The impact of Covid-19 on charterparties  will take place on Wednesday 27th January.Further details are provided below.

We look forward to receiving your registrations: shipping@shippinglbc.com

THE CENTRE WELCOMES MEMBERS AND OTHER SHIPPING PROFESSIONALS TO THE 1st WEBINAR IN ITS 2021 GLOBAL WEBINAR SERIES

The impact of Covid-19 on charterparties

Introduction

As the shipping industry continues to grapple with the effects of COVID-19, the participants in this webinar will consider the past, present and likely future impacts of the pandemic on charterparties, both from a contractual and practical perspective. 

Specific issues to be discussed will include:

  • Where are the problems arising?
  • How has the reality compared with what we expected to see 10 months ago?
  • Covid-related insolvency and the effect on charterparty relationships
  • Deviation
  • Detention, demurrage and off-hire claims
  • What happens if crew members test positive for COVID-19: the law and the practical reality
  • Crew changes, shore leave and other practical difficulties
  • Quarantine issues
  • The market response to crewing problems

Chairman

The Hon. Mrs Justice Cockerill D.B.E.

Speakers

Philippa Hopkins QC – Essex Court Chambers

Beth Bradley – partner, Hill Dickinson LLP

Kiran Khosla – International Chamber of Shipping

Wednesday 27th January 2021 – 5.00pm – 6.15pm

Webinar Host
Essex Court Chambers

This webinar carries 1 CPD point

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