Since publication of the fifth edition of The Law of Shipbuilding Contracts in 2020, there has been a number of significant cases, both directly relating to the law of shipbuilding contracts and in the context of general commercial law, which impact on shipbuilding and related contracts.
This paper briefly discusses some of the new cases and developments in the
- Liquidated damages and rescission
- Termination rights
- Limitations of Liability
- Force majeure clauses and payment terms
- Ship conversion contracts.