20th Annual Ship Arrest Seminar

Event Date:
Start at 12:00 AM
November 1, 2020
Bonhill House

Seminar Highlights

NEW FOR 2019 Jurisdictional advice: Where is best to arrest?

Our international legal advisors explored advantages and disadvantages of arresting in different jurisdictions including Panama, Ghana, Belgium, Turkey and selected Asian jurisdictions.

Unravel the legal and commercial complexities of ship arrest

All presentations have been revised and updated to include new legislation and current cases.

CRITICAL JURISDICTIONS: Advice on where is best to arrest

Expert speakers shared the latest information on recent regulation, important cases and current procedures regarding arresting in Singapore, China, South Africa, France and the USA.

Practical workshop: Establishing and handling a ship arrest

During this hands on group exercise attendees discussed how to make the right choice of law in ship arrest, which jurisdiction to make the arrest and analyse the relative success and potential outcomes.

The banker’s perspective

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

State seizure of vessels in support of sanctions

Expert insight on what we can learn about the seizures of the Wise Honest and the Grace 1 and to what extent international sanctions regimes permit seizure of vessels.

Download Agenda