2021

Court rules that parking of goods trailer on lit roadside constitutes gross negligence

27 January 2021. The Maritime and Commercial Court recently determined whether a Danish carrier was liable for the theft of €172,000 worth of toys which had been stolen from a subcarrier’s trailer while it was parked at night. In its decision, the court considered whether the parking spot complied with the safety arrangements set out in the transport agreement. Read more: Court rules that parking of goods trailer on lit roadside constitutes gross negligence

8th oil and gas tender round now formally cancelled

27 January 2021. The Danish government has now formally cancelled the Danish 8th oil and gas tender round, by a letter to the last remaining applicant. We have prepared a short briefing note on the cancellation, its background and upcoming changes in the Danish legal framework. The article can be read here: Article – 8th oil and gas round now formally cancelled.

Court finds that charter agreement was binding despite failure to perform conditional test of vessel

20 January 2021. The Maritime and Commercial Court recently ruled that a charter agreement was binding on a charter even though a conditional test of the vessel was not performed. It follows from the decision that in cases where a charter agreement is conditional on performing a sub-charterer’s inspection or push test, the reservation may not lead to the agreement being non-binding if the test in question is not performed due to the sub-charterers circumstances. Read more: Court finds that charter agreement was binding despite failure to perform conditional test of vessel

Energy island – the first concepts for development

19 January 2021. Two players in the renewable energy market, Ørsted and the VindØ-consortium, have presented their first, respective thoughts on an energy island in the North Sea. The two operators agree on the end goal – as much renewable energy for the investment as possible by 2030 – but otherwise there are considerable differences. We have prepared a short summary in English, which can be read here: Article – energy island – what will it be like, and the two presentations that were given to the Danish parliament’s committee on Climate, Energy and Utilities can be seen here: Ørsted presentation 14-01-2021, and VindØ konsortium presentation 14-01-2021.

Jesper Windahl recommended by Who’s Who Legal 2021

12. januar 2021. We are delighted that Jesper Windahl has been recommended by Who’s Who Legal in its recent rankings who has recognized Jesper for his work in the transport & shipping sectors. Many thanks to clients, colleagues and peers for all the support which is much appreciated. https://whoswholegal.com/jesper-windahl