Shipping & Transport, Turkey updates

Maritime liens claimable irrespective of change in vessel ownership
  • Turkey
  • July 13 2016

The court of appeal recently reversed a commercial court decision rejecting a precautionary request for the arrest of a vessel following a collision between a Turkish-flagged vessel and Bolivian-flagged vessel. The court reversed the decision of the first-instance court and concluded that a maritime lien right could be claimed against the vessel despite the fact that the owner had changed.

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