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Andrew Robinson is the head of Transport for Africa and Practice Group Leader for Disputes, based across the Norton Rose Fulbright offices in Durban and Cape Town. Robinson is primarily a transport lawyer and specialises in both commercial and the litigation aspects of international trade, shipping, admiralty, marine insurance, transport, logistics and marine environmental law. He is head of the practice’s Admiralty and Shipping team. *This article was compiled with assistance from Abongile Swana.

Matching insurance cover to the logistics c...

Dec 03, 2019Comments off

Careful analysis of contractual obligations is an important part of ensuring that proper insurance cover is in place when goods are moved through the logistics

Corridors of prosperity

Jul 02, 2019No Comments

Andrew Robinson and Malcolm Hartwell, of Norton-Rose Fulbright, discuss whether, for trans-border transport corridors to work effectively, there needs to be uninterrupted movement of goods

From Road to Rail, the finale

Dec 12, 2018No Comments

We finalise our discussion on creating dedicated hubs for moving freight from road to rail. Road to rail (R2R) Hubs could be the solution to

Moving Freight from Road to Rail continued...

Nov 14, 2018No Comments

We continue our discussion on creating dedicated hubs for moving freight from road to rail. Under the right circumstances, rail transport has the potential to

Connecting the Dots

May 09, 2018No Comments

Service providers in the logistics network should be protected from liabilities. It is not uncommon for freight operators to appoint dedicated agents in other jurisdictions

Container demurrage: agents beware

Feb 28, 2018No Comments

Shipping agents often incorrectly believe that they are protected by “being agents” acting for an undisclosed principal… Shipping agents prefer to be reflected as the