This budget will help inject a much needed investment into the Australian shipping industry and its maritime workforce.
The recent shipping industry reforms proposed by the Australian Government commenced operation on 1 July 2012.
On the 12th December, 2012, the Civil Aviation Act 2012 received the assent of Parliament.
Some rail carriers have imposed indemnification and liability obligations on shippers for the carriage of Toxic-by-Inhalation Hazardous commodities.
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This is the first appellate decision to interpret subsection 43(2) of Canada’s Marine Liability Act, which makes the Hague-Visby Rules apply compulsorily to certain contracts of carriage by water between places in Canada.
The Supreme Court of Canada announced today that it will hear an appeal of a case which considered the interaction and potential conflict between the Montreal Convention (a treaty governing international air travel) and Canadian language law rights.
The Department of Merchant Shipping recently announced that it has amended the form for declaration by a legal representative or auditor of a company adopting the tonnage tax system that the company concerned was tax resident in Cyprus for the relevant year.
A new scenario is taking shape in the airline industry with the rapid expansion of Emirates, the Persian Gulf-based airline, which in a recent development has begun offering services between the European Union and the U.S. through direct flights as well as under special partnerships with other airlines.
The global economic crisis has affected Italian air transport industry more than that of any other major European country.
On 25 February 2013 Kazakhstan adopted the new Rules on Entitlement of Airline Companies to Performance of Regular Internal Commercial Air Transportations (the "Rules").
A discussion explaining the available exceptions to the rule relating to coastal trade in Mexican waters, with regards to vessels, offshore installations and those offshore craft that may or may not be deemed as vessels.
Law Nr. 6461 on the Liberalization of the Turkish Railway Transportation (the "Law") has been published on 1st of May in the Turkish Trade Registry Gazette with Nr. 28634.
The Tribunal considered whether it was "necessary" for Owners to take out additional insurance against piracy risks.
A discussion which focuses on a number of disputes which arose under a time charter.
The Tribunal was required to decide whether the parties to the arbitration had in fact concluded a fixture.
A discussion on a recent judgment in relation to a case which considered whether a charterers' failure to pay hire is a breach of a condition which entitles owners to cancel the charter, and claim damages for the unperformed part.
The Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 was adopted by the International Labor Organization at the 94th Maritime Session of the International Labour Convention on February 7, 2006, and will enter into force on August 20, 2013.
The registration of aircraft in the United States is the responsibility of the Federal Aviation Administration.
President Obama has nominated Anthony Foxx, the Mayor of Charlotte to replace Ray LaHood as Secretary of Transportation.
The Government issued Decree No. 30/2013/ND-CP to update law on business air transport and general aviation operations.