Issue 15, 2010 - US Gulf oil pollution's impact on charterparties

  • Date: 28/05/2010

At present the Managers understand that the main shipping lanes towards the Mississippi River are clear of oil, and the US Coast Guard has advised that it has no plans to restrict traffic using the Southwest Pass, the main channel for commercial shipping to the Mississippi River. The area of the oil spill has been mapped by the US authorities and is under constant review.