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Commodity Sale Contracts

In the Agricultural Commodity Trade articles, the Editor reviews the contractual terms and conditions used in the sale of green coffee beans, raw cocoa beans, grain, feed and oilseed cargoes in the light of the relevant Court decisions and problems arising in the sea carriage of these commodities.

Shipping Regulations

In the Agricultural Commodity Trade articles, the Editor reviews the shipping regulations for green coffee beans, raw cocoa beans, grain, oilseed and oilseed meal cargoes.

Charterparties

In the Agricultural Commodity Trade articles, the Editor reviews the charterparty terms and conditions used for the sea carriage of grain, oilseed and oilseed meal cargoes in the light of the relevant Court decisions.

Bills of Lading

In the Agricultural Commodity Trade articles, the Editor reviews the features of the Bills of Lading issued for grain and oilseed cargoes shipped in bulk and the features of the Bills of Lading issued for cargoes of cocoa and coffee beans shipped in containers, all the explanations being based on the relevant US and English case law.

Letters of Credit

In the Agricultural Commodity Trade articles, the Editor reviews letters of credit issues specific to the maritime trade with coffee, cocoa, grain, oilseed and oilseed meal cargoes.

Grain Trade Review (PDF)

Grain Trade Review is a publication in which are reviewed shipping and contractual matters relevant to the international trade with grains, feeds and oilseeds.

Coffee & Cocoa Trade Review (PDF)

Coffee & Cocoa Trade Review is a publication in which are reviewed shipping and contractual matters relevant to the international trade with green coffee beans and cocoa beans.

Commodity Sale Contracts

In the Energy Commodity Trade articles, the Editor reviews the contractual terms and conditions used in the sale of vegetable oil, biofuel, petroleum oil, LPG and LNG cargoes in the light of the relevant Court decisions.

Shipping Regulations

In the Energy Commodity Trade articles, the Editor reviews the shipping regulations for vegetable oil, biofuel, petroleum oil, LPG and LNG cargoes and the EU rules for access to the natural gas transmission networks.

Charterparties

In the Energy Commodity Trade articles, the Editor reviews the charterparty terms and conditions for the sea carriage of vegetable oil, biofuel, petroleum oil, LPG and LNG cargoes in the light of the relevant Court decisions.

Bills of Lading

In the Energy Commodity Trade articles, the Editor reviews the conditions for the issuance and endorsement of Bills of Lading covering vegetable oil, biofuel, petroleum oil, LPG and LNG cargoes, shippers` and buyers` potential liabilities in the maritime trade with bulk commodities and the rules in English and US case law for the incorporation of charter party clauses into the Bills of Lading.

Letters of Credit

In the Energy Commodity Trade articles, the Editor reviews letters of credit issues specific to the maritime trade with vegetable oil, biofuel, petroleum oil and LPG cargoes.

Regulatory Framework For Gas Market Participants

In the Energy Commodity Trade articles, the Editor reviews the rules for access to the gas transmission networks, storage facilities and LNG terminals and the reporting obligations of the gas market participants.

Oil Trade Review (PDF)

Oil Trade Review is a publication in which are reviewed shipping and contractual matters relevant to the international oil trade.

Gas Trade Review (PDF)

Gas Trade Review is a publication in which are reviewed shipping and contractual matters relevant to the global LNG trade and EU regulations relating to the European trade with natural gas.

Biofuels Trade Review (PDF)

Biofuels Trade Review is a publication in which are reviewed shipping and contractual matters relevant to the international trade with vegetable oils and biofuels.

Commodity Sale Contracts

In the Mineral Commodity Trade articles, the Editor reviews the contractual shipping conditions used in FOB and CFR sales of coal and iron ore in the light of the relevant Court decisions.

Shipping Regulations

In the Mineral Commodity Trade articles, the Editor reviews the shipping regulations for coal, ores and mineral concentrates in bulk.

Charterparties

In the Mineral Commodity Trade articles, the Editor reviews the charterparty terms and conditions for the sea carriage of coal, ores and mineral concentrates in bulk.

Bills of Lading

In the Mineral Commodity Trade articles, the Editor reviews the conditions for the issuance and endorsement of Bills of Lading issued for coal and ore cargoes, shippers` and buyers` potential liabilities in the maritime trade with cargoes of coal, ores and mineral concentrates and the rules in English and US case law for the incorporation of charter party clauses into the Bills of Lading.

Letters of Credit

In the Mineral Commodity Trade articles, the Editor reviews letters of credit issues specific to the maritime trade with coal and ore cargoes.

Coal Trade Review (PDF)

Coal Trade Review is a publication in which are reviewed shipping and contractual matters relevant to the international trade with coal, ores and mineral concentrates.

Metals & Minerals Legal Brief (PDF)

Metals & Minerals Legal Brief is a publication in which shipping and contractual matters relevant to the international trade with mineral concentrates, semi-manufactured metals, refined metals, fero-alloys and steel are reviewed.


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