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3 – 4 December 2019
Bonhill House,

Ship Arrest Seminar

The only seminar providing practical and legal advice on ship arrest

2-day seminar on the regulations and differences between jurisdictions on ship arrest

Thank you!

A big thank you to everyone who attended the seminar in 2018, our speakers for sharing their knowledge and insight and our supporters.

Unraveling the legal and commercial complexities of ship arrest

Jurisdictional advice: Where's best to arrest?

We explored with our international legal advisors the advantages and disadvantages of arresting in different jurisdictions, including Hong Kong, China, India, South Africa, the Netherlands, and the USA. 

The OW bunker crisis: Where are we now?

A discussion of the state of the industry, including first-hand accounts of French cases since the OW Bunker insolvency and also New York. 

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. 

New for 2018: Practical ship arrest scenario

Attendees were presented with a scenario and discussed how to make the right choice of law in ship arrest, which jurisdiction to make the arrest and analysed the relative success and potential outcomes. 

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.

This course is CPD Affiliated!

The Ship Arrest Seminar is worth 12 CPD points.



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