Welcome to the eight edition of the Ship Arrests in Practice. This annual publication provides a legal analysis of the arrest and release of a ship in 71 countries. Thanks to a straight to the point questionnaire, you will find directly the information needed in these 271 pages.
The aim is to assist the maritime community in the understanding of the procedures and practical issues arising from the arrest and release of a ship around the globe. The fact that maritime rules may be interpreted differently in different countries is significant. This publication guides you through the common issues arising from a ship arrest and offers the necessary information to unravel the different procedures.
The law is stated as at December 1st, 2013.