The Shipowners’ Club: Novel Coronavirus – Implications for charterparties

26/02/2020 | P&I

The following article written for the Shipowners’ Club by Mr. Chen Zhida, Associate Director, Helmsman LLC law firm, analyzes two key clauses that may alter the rights and obligations of shipowners and charterers amid the coronavirus outbreak which has significantly disrupted global trade. Last month, the Club issued a bulletin on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) which […]

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UKP&I: Coronavirus Outbreak 2020

26/02/2020 | Advice

UKP&I Advice: On 31 December 2019, the WHO China Country Office was informed of cases of pneumonia of unknown cause detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China. A novel coronavirus was identified as the causative virus on 7 January 2020. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common […]

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