The trend of the increasing ship sizes has major benefits for maritime transport, but a mega box ship casualty will result in a number of losses and third party liabilities for an owner. In this article, Revecca Vasiliou and Ursula O’Donnell, Divisional Claims Directors at the Standard P&I Club, discuss the major areas of P&I cover that respond to a major mega box ship casualty.
As recent developments in shipping see a rising interest in blockchain technology, Beatrice Russ, Partner, Ince&Co and Joanne Waters, Senior Registered Foreign Lawyer, Ince&Co, explored expected advantages, as well as potential legal and commercial issues, with respect to the implementation of the new solutions.
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