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Employers face new migrant rules
Andrew Jackson solicitors explains the new points system for migrant workers who wish to work in the UK, along with its significance for the fishing industry. 01 Apr 2009
Good vibrations?
30 Jul 2009
Absent crew clause means insurers avoid liability
Andrew Jackson solicitors are warning that owners of fishing vessels should carefully check their insurance policies, particularly where the skipper and crew do not stay aboard, following a High Court case in which an insurer successfully avoided liability for fire damage in port. 01 Dec 2008
Resolute insurance decision overturned
In the December 2008/January 2009 issue, World Fishing reported upon the problems posed by the High Court decision in respect of an insurance claim made following the loss of the trawler Resolute (page 23). 01 Feb 2009
New provisions for releasing detained vessels
A number of recent vessel detentions have meant that new provisions under the UK’s Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 relating to the lodging of bonds to secure the release of vessels have been put into practice. 23 Dec 2010
UK dispute over European Marine Sites
The first rounds have been fired in what may be a lengthy dispute between two conservation bodies and the UK Marine Management Organisation relating to the relationship between fishing and obligations under EU Habitats legislation, writes Andrew Oliver, partner and specialist in sea fisheries and marine environmental law, at solicitors Andrew Jackson. 16 Nov 2011
Compulsory insurance of shipowners
In the past there has been no legal requirement for shipowners to have third party liability insurance - if a shipowner did not take out insurance, the third party would only recover damages if there were sufficient assets. 29 May 2012