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4th - 5th December 2018
America Square,

Ship Arrest Seminar

The only seminar providing practical and legal advice on ship arrest

Thank you to our speakers and attendees from December 2017 for an informative and stimulating event.

Unraveling the legal and commercial complexities of ship arrest

Jurisdictional Advice: Where's Best to Arrest?

Our international legal advisors take you through the advantages and disadvantages of arresting in different jurisdictions, including China, India, South Africa, the Netherlands, the USA and France.

The OW Bunker Crisis: Where Are We Now?

A discussion of the state of the industry, including first-hand accounts of cases since the OW Bunker insolvency. Includes an assessment of the implications of the Res Cogitans OW bunker test case.

Banks: Why They Claim

Managing counter-party risk in bunkering, security credit in the bunker industry, alternatives to ship arrest and filing for bankruptcy among shipowners. 

Practical Sessions & Case Studies

Sessions providing a close focus on real world situations, including Ship Arrest in Asia, Africa and the Panama Canal.

Implications of the Market Downturn

Expert insights on the implications of the market downturn for the various parties involved in ship arrest. An exploration of the opportunities and challenges created by the current climate.

Cause and Mitigation

A close examination of bankruptcy, creditor claims and secured lender claims.


Discuss the latest industry implications and the lessons learned
Assess the implications for ship owners of the Supreme Court upholding the Court of Appeal decision in the Res Cogitans OW Bunker UK test case
Hear from our experts on the leading cases they have been involved in since the OW Bunker insolvency

This Event is CPD Affiliated!

The Ship Arrest Seminar is worth 12 CPD points.

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