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Ship Arrest

Mandarin Orchard, by Meritus, Singapore, Singapore
24 July - 25 July, 2017

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Course Duration: 2 Days

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Bankruptcy proceedings by owners and implications
  • The UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency, including Singapore’s proposed adoption of it
  • Practical Issues in arresting a ship
  • Freezing injunction compared with ship arrest
  • Find out the procedures for arrest in various jurisdictions
  • Become aware of other important issues including claims for wrongful arrest, arresting bunkers, and caveats against arrest and release
  • Case studies from UK, Singapore, Hong Kong, USA, Australia, and South Africa


Refreshed programme with new legal updates, case law and practical application!


Who Should Attend
Ship owners, managers and operators, charterers and cargo owners, port authorities, financiers, insurance, shipping, and legal services will find the course useful including:

  • Underwriters, Claims and Insurance Managers
  • Finance Managers and Financial Controllers
  • Partners, Solicitors, Maritime Lawyers, Legal Advisers, and In-house Counsel
  • Credit Control Managers and Credit Analysts
  • Commercial and Risk Managers
  • Recovery Specialists
  • Corporate Bankers


Course Director
Professor Martin Davies is the Director of the Maritime Law Center in Tulane University Law School, USA. He has over 20 years of practical experience as a Consultant in maritime matters and general international litigation and arbitration.


What our past delegates say about the Course Director
“A lot of case studies for discussion”
Yeap Li Leen, Senior Operations Executive, Eastport Maritime Pte Ltd

“A lot of case studies, speaker is able to deliver clearly”
Darien Tan, Ace Oil Pte Ltd

“Intensive course materials; interesting lecturers with easy-to-understand teaching style and provide practical knowledge”
Nhung Tran, Chartering Manager, An Phu Marine Engine Materials Joint Stock Company

“Instructor was good at presenting of the material; topics are directly related to my current job scope, case studies ensured equal and sufficient interaction and tested our understanding of the topics”
Amirah Law Siu Li, Tanker Operator, Navig8 Asia Pte Ltd

“The trainer was excellent, interesting and a good speaker.”
Tan Cheong Chye, Manager, JTC Corporation