Admiralty & Maritime Law. Legal news and articles for April 27 - 30, 2013

'I kept calling to him to wake up' - Malaysia ChronicleSwire suffers decline in rents at Pacific PlaceDNR launches high-tech boatsDNR gets new high-tech patrol boatsCaribbean communities petition for Maritime Zone Law changesAnthony Antapassis Passes AwayHill Dickinson International Shipping Team Expands Appointment of Former ...Strathy appointed to Ontario Court of AppealMoves: 29 April 2013US envoy stresses importance of maritime securityMHA allows NIA not to invoke law providing for death against Italian marinesMHA allows NIA not to invoke law providing for death against Italian marinesFun here and there150-year-old shipwreck intrigues salvage enthusiasts - Philly.comHome Ministry allows NIA to drop tough law against Italian marines

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Is your floating home a “vessel?”
Lexology (registration)April 3, 2013

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the District Court's ruling, agreeing that Mr. Lozman's home was a “vessel” under Federal admiralty law because it was capable of movement over water. But Mr. Lozman's home was not your typical “vessel.” It ...more »

DWF | The Jackson Reforms
Linex Legal (registration) (press release)April 11, 2013

In order for a law firm to consider CFAs to be a viable funding option, either the value of the claim must be significant or the firm must be in a position to offer significantly lower charge-out rates, for example by fully utilising trainee solicitors ...more »

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'I kept calling to him to wake up' - Malaysia Chronicle
Malaysia ChronicleApril 30, 2013

Her instructor, whom she only knows by his first name, Jason, was killed in the horrific accident at Admiralty Road West. His colleague, Mr Ravi Chandran, said the 25-year-old had been working for the Singapore Safety ... Even as rescuers worked to ...more »

Swire suffers decline in rents at Pacific Place
South China Morning PostApril 30, 2013

Office rents at Pacific Place Three in Admiralty fell 5 per cent to as low as HK$90 per square foot in the first quarter, the landlord, Swire Properties, said. The company said in a quarterly operating statement rents dropped to HK$90 to HK$95 per ...more »

DNR launches high-tech boats
Port Huron Times HeraldApril 30, 2013

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources law enforcement division has launched two of five new walk-around-cabin boats in Port Huron and Marine City to assist with port security, maritime law enforcement and rescues on the Great Lakes. “We put the ...more »

DNR gets new high-tech patrol boats
Port Huron Times HeraldApril 29, 2013

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources law enforcement division have launched two of five new walk-around-cabin boats in Port Huron and Marine City to assist with port security, maritime law enforcement and rescues on the Great Lakes. “We put ...more »

Caribbean communities petition for Maritime Zone Law changes
Tico TimesApril 29, 2013

The Maritime Zone Law, passed in 1977, restricts construction in the first 200 meters from the coastline. As it stands, the law would require the demolition of structures that stand within the 200-meter zone. “Nearly half the town of Puerto Viejo is ...more »

Anthony Antapassis Passes Away
Greek ReporterApril 29, 2013

He was Professor of Commercial and Maritime Law at the University of Athens and a lawyer of the Supreme Court of Greece. He was distinguished in Maritime Law, where he was considered internationally as an authority. His scientific work and activity ...more »

Hill Dickinson International Shipping Team Expands Appointment of Former ...
The Maritime ExecutiveApril 29, 2013

... and commercial experience further strengthens our technically experienced and expanding admiralty team who, with the support more than 100 specialist shipping practitioners worldwide, are well positioned to deal with the full range of maritime...more »

Strathy appointed to Ontario Court of Appeal
Canadian Lawyer MagazineApril 29, 2013

Savard, who has been a judge since 2009, had an earlier career as a lawyer practising labour and employment, civil, and administrative law at the former Ogilvy Renault LLP. The final appointment announced Friday was of Glennys McVeigh to the Federal ...more »

Moves: 29 April 2013
The LawyerApril 28, 2013

Desscan specialises in public and utilities procurement law, Kathrens is an employment lawyer and Williams is in the corporate team. Europe. German firm Rödl ... They join the corporate/M&A and commercial disputes practices respectively. Bryan joins ...more »

US envoy stresses importance of maritime security
Ceylon Daily NewsApril 28, 2013

Rear Admiral Wijegunaratne thanked the US ambassador for highlighting the evolving strategic importance of the Indian Ocean and stressed the necessity of enforcing maritime law. He also thanked the US Coastguard for taking lead in providing ...more »

MHA allows NIA not to invoke law providing for death against Italian marines
Zee NewsApril 28, 2013

There were concerns that NIA would not have the jurisdiction to pursue the Italian marine case unless it invokes the tough maritime law at the time of filing the chargesheet that only prescribes death penalty, keeping Italian government on tenterhooks.more »

MHA allows NIA not to invoke law providing for death against Italian marines
Deccan HeraldApril 28, 2013

There were concerns that NIA would not have the jurisdiction to pursue the Italian marine case unless it invokes the tough maritime law at the time of filing the chargesheet that only prescribes death penalty, keeping Italian government on tenterhooks.more »

Fun here and there
Manila Standard TodayApril 28, 2013

The law firm also specializes in insurance, litigation, intellectual property and immigration cases. The charm of Jade. Hoseki, the most trusted name in premier jewelry design, showcased its new collection of jade pieces highlighting the stone's charm ...more »

150-year-old shipwreck intrigues salvage enthusiasts - Philly.com
Philly.comApril 28, 2013

An "admiralty arrest," filed in federal court, gives him exclusive rights to the watery bounty. Latest News Video. From the News Desk. Latest News Stories ... Navy during World War as a possible enemy submarine. The site is now protected under maritime...more »

Home Ministry allows NIA to drop tough law against Italian marines
Hindustan TimesApril 27, 2013

There were concerns that NIA would not have the jurisdiction to pursue the Italian marine case unless it invokes the tough maritime law at the time of filing the chargesheet that only prescribes death penalty. It was a prospect that had the Italian ...more »

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