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Force majeure

Does the Corona crisis qualify as a force majeure situation?

Traffic tax during Corona

Corona: Carriers can temporarily stop the road tax for stationary vehicles.


Our service remains guaranteed during the Corona crisis. Read more about the adjustments made by Leeward.

Seminar new Belgian Maritime code

Jeroen Villé and Armin Wintein have explained the principles of the new Belgian Maritime Code during a lunch session of Apzi-VOKA on 10 March 2020. 1 September 2020, the date on which the legislation will enter into force, is not far away, so it was time to inform the various actors in the...

Leeward law firm assists ECS2XL in the framework of the partnership with Farm Trans


Non-commercial pleasure craft do not belong in the Enterprise Court until 1 September 2020.

Law firm Leeward explains the implications of the entry into force of the new Maritime Code on 01 September 2020 for cases relating to recreational craft.

Revision of the ADR scheme

Recently, the 21st revision of the UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods was published. The recommendations regulate every aspect of transport and not only list dangerous goods, but also prescribe, for example, packaging requirements, modes of transport, certain markings or...

IMO environmental measures from 2020

IMO announces new environmental measures, starting on the first of January 2020, to respond to the increasing pollution of oceans and seas.

VISIT US! hall 3, booth 115 - Transport & Logistics Antwerp 2019 - 15-16-17 oktober 2019

Visit our Leeward booth at the Transport & Logistics Antwerp 2019 fair.

The registration of seagoing vessels under the new Shipping Code

The regulations concerning the registration of seagoing vessels will be included in the new Shipping Code. The new Shipping Code determines, among other things, the conditions for registration and the consequences thereof. Leeward summarizes the most important provisions and changes.

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