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Ship Arrest Seminar

Where is best to arrest? Jurisdictional advice, regulation and financial implications.

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

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.

What to expect

  • Our virtual platform will be your seminar venue
  • Enjoy enhanced flexibility with access to live and on-demand content
  • Interact with influential speakers during live Q&A
  • Participate in live polls
  • Join hosted meeting rooms  
  • Visit exhibitors at virtual booths who will display a range of recorded material and downloadable information
  • Sing up to 1:1 meetings with our exhibitors to find out more about their services

CPD points & digital certificate

Gain valuable skill recognition whilst elevating your knowledge and professional status with LMA's brand-new digital learning programme.

Claim your digital attendee badge and up to 12 CPD points.

A. Swimmar

National Maritime

Excellent topics, timely in respect to market conditions.



Lloyd’s Maritime Academy is the world’s largest provider of professional development courses and academic education qualifications for the maritime industry. Our exceptional programmes are carefully designed both in-house and in partnership with renowned educational bodies.

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