Construction for the Offshore and Marine Engineering Industry

In this 45-minute video Adam Constable QC, the lead author of Keating on Offshore Construction and Marine Engineering Contracts, and contributing author Abdul Jinadu, discuss construction for the offshore and marine engineering industry.

The topics they cover include:

  • An overview of shipbuilding and engineering contracts
  • Historical context of the key differences
  • The passing of title and risk
  • Approaches to variations and scope change
  • Liquidated damages regimes
  • Extensions of time
  • Payment mechanisms
  • Termination
  • Other rights and remedies under the standard forms

Cases referenced:

  • Stocznia Gdanska SA v Latvian Shipping Co [1998] 1 W.L.R. 574
  • James Laing & Sons Ltd v Barclay Curle & Co Ltd [1908] A.C. 35
  • Blyth Shipbuilding & Dry Docks Co Ltd, Re (No.3) [1926] Ch. 494
  • McDougall v Aeromarine of Emsworth [1958] 1 W.L.R. 1126
  • The Dwima 1 (Singapore) [1996] 2 SLR 670
  • Babcock v Southern Pacifika (New Zealand) [2012] 2 Lloyd's Rep. 423
  • Bluewater Energy Services BV v Mercon Steel Structures BV [2014] EWHC 2132 (TCC)
  • Abbey Development Ltd v PP Brickwork Ltd [2003] Adj.L.R. 07/04

You can watch a preview of this video on our YouTube channel.

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Date:Published Friday 20 November 2015
Duration:0.75 hours
CPD hours:1 hour

Adam Constable QC

Keating Chambers

Abdul Jinadu

Keating Chambers

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