Federal Decree Law No. 43 of 2023 regarding Maritime Law – Download your translation here

The Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure (MOEI) has unveiled the forthcoming Federal Decree-Law No. 43 of 2023 regarding Maritime Law (the “2023 Maritime Law”), slated to come into force from March 2024. This legislation marks…

A New Era for The Shipping Sector in the UAE

A New Era for The Shipping Sector in the UAE The Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure (MOEI) has unveiled the forthcoming Federal Decree Law No. 43 of 2023 regarding Maritime Law (the “2023 Maritime Law”),…

Dubai issues new Decision on Transparency of Local Sea Container Charges in Dubai

In its continuous endeavours to promote best commercial practices and fair competition in the maritime sector of the Emirate of Dubai and to increase transparency and accountability in relation to the application of Sea Container…

The Curious Case of Causation

‘FULL AHEAD’ ordered the Master on the Bridge, and so the fully laden good old bulk carrier, which has weathered many a storm in its more than two decades at sea, complemented by a seasoned…

Right of Arrest Under UAE Law for Unpaid Bunker Suppliers

Time charterers and demise charterers are usually responsible for supplying the chartered vessel with bunker supplies for the term of the charterparty. Bunker supplies are often supplied on credit terms with a delayed term for…

Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage

UAE APPROVES TO JOINING OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION ON CIVIL LIABILITY FOR BUNKER OIL POLLUTION DAMAGE UAE Federal Law No. 166/2020, issued on 10th November 2020, has approved the joining of the International Convention on…

A Special Analysis on the UAE Maritime Commercial Law

A special analysis on the UAE Maritime Commercial Law: The current status and what is needed to be done to improve it In line with government's vision, the UAE Federal Transport Authority ("the FTA"), being…

Will The New UAE Maritime Law Serve Shipowners?

Geographically, as being in the centre of the World, the UAE is arguably an “ideal” Maritime location. As a gateway to Europe and America from the Fareast, one of the largest Ports in the World,…

A Comparison: Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre and DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre

Approximately 10 years after the establishment of the DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre (“DIFC-LCIA”), the Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (“EMAC”) was officially launched.  Like arbitrations conducted under the auspices of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association and the…

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