• The rule changes concerning Collision Claims (and the early exchange of ETD), and why they were made.
• What those changes will / might mean in practice – i.e. looking to the future, and the effect the new rules on how collisions will be handled by firms.
• Recent decisions of the Admiralty Court – including re collisions (e.g. SYDNEY / APOLLO; NYK ORPHEUS / PANAMAX ALEXANDER; WILFORCE / WESTERN MOSCOW); limitation (MSC FLAMINIA); and salvage (EVER GIVEN).
• The rule changes concerning so-called “hotel claims”.
THE ADMIRALTY COURT: The New Rules in CPR 61 & Recent Decisions of the Court