Press & Publications
In the latest issue of The Superyacht Report (Issue 173, October 2016), Arnold J. van Steenderen highlights the potential pitfalls for both parties in negotiating a build slot, and sets out a solution that's agreeable for all.
Judgment Rotterdam District Court 29 June 2016 (ECLI:NL:RBROT:2016:4960 DSM Acrylonitrile B.V. (et al.) v. / DB Schenker Rail Nederland N.V. and DB Schenker BTT GmbH)
Getting the Deal Through - Shipbuilding 2016 is the 5th edition of this well-received publication. This publication provides an overview of the law in fourteen international jurisdictions. It is published by Law Business Research Ltd. and it is an indispensable guide for all those in-house lawyers and other key decision makers that are dealing with construction and conversion contracts around the world.
On 30 May 2016 the High Court of Justice in Rotterdam handed down a judgment in the case Kolmar Group A.G. v. Odfjell Terminals (Rotterdam) B.V. In this decision the Court upheld Odfjell’s defence based on art. 57 of the VOTOB terms and conditions under which the storage company shall not be liable for damage, loss, third-party claims etc., unless the client proves that such damage, loss, third party claims etc.
HISWA Holland Yachting Group members win both ‘superyacht of the year’ prizes
The latest superyacht figures have just been released and they make excellent reading for the Dutch industry. Holland was responsible for a quarter of the world’s deliveries in terms of value in 2015. According to the data of SuperYacht Times, the Dutch yards launched 22 superyachts worth some €1.18 billion in total. This represents an average of €54 million a yacht, twice that of the average build worldwide (€26.7 million).
Alpha Bank Cyprus Ltd v Dau Si Senh and Others C-519/13
On 16 September 2015 the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) rendered judgment on a request for a preliminary ruling concerning the interpretation of Article 8 of Regulation (EC) No 1393/2007 on the service in the Member States of judicial and extrajudicial documents in civil or commercial matters1 (“the Regulation”) (Alpha Bank Cyprus Ltd v Dau Si Senh and Others C-519/13)2.
Dispute in the main proceedings
Van Steenderen Mainport Lawyers officially signed a sponsorship agreement with HISWA Holland Yachting Group on 24 February 2016.
The Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (“MLC”) was adopted by the International Labour Organisation (“ILO”) on 23 February 2006.