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Shipping & Transport

12 February 2020
Stephan Erbe Ship mortgages under Swiss law

Switzerland - ThomannFischer

Of the 359 vessels which were registered in 2018 (not including day-trip vessels), 153 were registered in Switzerland, making it one of the major hubs in European inland cruising. Financing institutions and other investors regularly secure their investments by means of Swiss ship mortgages. This article provides a short overview of the legal situation regarding ship mortgages under Swiss law and basic information for foreign investors and banks.

Author: Stephan Erbe
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