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Recent Trends in U.S. Vessel Arrest Cases

As the global economic recession grows, so does the number of vessel arrests by maritime creditors.  We highlight below four trends observed in the vessel arrest cases that are multiplying in the U.S.  Some of these trends are tied to the particularities of the COVID-19 recession.  Others resurface at every economic downturn.  It is particularly … Continue Reading

Shelltime 4 – who bears risk of arrest?

In ST Shipping & Transport Pte Ltd -v- Space Shipping Ltd (“CV STEALTH”), the Commercial Court (“the Court”) heard an application arising out of an Arbitrator’s Award in respect of a dispute under a charterparty on an amended SHELLTIME 4 form. The Charterers had sub-chartered the vessel on an amended BPVOY form to a company … Continue Reading
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