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Singapore to implement 1996 Protocol to the Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims of 1976

Singapore will soon be implementing the 1996 Protocol to the Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims of 1976 (as amended in 2012 and effective from 2015), following the passing of the Merchant Shipping (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill. With the passing of the Bill, Singapore’s limitation of liability regime for maritime claims will be aligned … Continue Reading

Significant amendments in the pipeline to Singapore’s Merchant Shipping Act

The Merchant Shipping (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill was read in the Singapore Parliament for the first time on 19 November 2018. The Bill proposes to make a number of significant amendments to Singapore’s merchant shipping legislation. These include: enacting the International Convention on Salvage 1989 as part of Singapore law; and adopting the 1996 Protocol to … Continue Reading
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