Clyde Co and IMarEST - Technology in Shipping Report


Clyde & Co Clyde & Co has the largest shipping practice in the world, with over 150 specialist marine lawyers based in trading hubs around the globe, on call and serving clients’ requirements in all time- zones at any time of day. Shipping is at the heart of Clyde & Co’s business; we enjoy a strong legacy in the industry and we are committed to staying at the front of the market on emerging issues facing our clients – technology as a prime example. No other law firm can match Clyde & Co’s combined size of practice, in-depth industry knowledge, specialist shipping expertise and global reach.Wet or dry, contentious or non- contentious, our cradle-to-grave approach means that we stand alongside clients through the full corporate lifecycle; from establishment and financing through to dispute resolution and corporate exit options. It is this depth and breadth of experience that enables us to routinely advise on high-profile, ground breaking cases in the industry. We act for all players in the maritime industry – shipbuilders, owners, charterers, salvors, financiers, banks, finance leasing companies, port authorities and government, P&I Clubs and insurers.We also serve clients across the broader trade and commodities and energy sectors. Our trusted team of specialist lawyers, a number of whom are multi-lingual, and our network of international offices allows immediate access to multi-jurisdictional expertise and local support.We are focused on providing pragmatic commercial solutions, and understanding the issues affecting our clients so we can best service their interests.


The IMarEST is an international membership body and learned society that brings marine engineers, marine scientists and marine technologists together into one multi-disciplinary professional body. The largest marine organisation of its kind, it spans 128 countries and works to promote the scientific development of marine engineering, science and technology, providing opportunities for the exchange of ideas and practices and upholding the status, standards and expertise of marine professionals worldwide. Members are able to gain professional registration through the Institute (such as Technician, Incorporated, Registered or Chartered status). Its learning arm, MLA College, delivers marine education and training courses through distance e-learning. The IMarEST is an NGO with consultative status at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and observer status at the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, International Hydrographic Organization, the London Convention/London Protocol (LC/LP) and the Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection (GESAMP). It has special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC), which facilitates its access to other international intergovernmental meetings where its specialized marine expertise is of particular use, e.g., the United Nations meetings on Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the work of the International Seabed Authority on marine mining.

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