The aim of this guide is to provide its readers with a pragmatic overview of the law and practice of shipping law across a variety of jurisdictions.

Each chapter of this guide provides information about the current issues affecting shipping in a particular country and addresses topics such as state control, conventions, arrest/detention, bills of lading and limitation of liability, as well as insight and opinion on the most common issues in their respective country.

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Edward Gray of MFB Solicitors.

3rd Edition | Published:December 2021

Hot Topic: ‘Cyprus a flag of progress and quality. Ship Registration procedures and the benefits of Cyprus flag’.

I. Cyprus shipping cluster Shipping has been one of the most important pillars of the Cypriot economy for decades, with the sector contributing around EUR1.034 billion to the island’s GDP per annum. With the 11th-largest ship registry in the world and the third in the EU, Cyprus has a large resident shipping industry, with over …

Argentina

IT&L Legal Consultants

Australia

Holding Redlich

Bahamas

Higgs & Johnson

Chile

Jorquiera & Rozas Abogados

China

Wang Jing & GH Law Firm

Cyprus

Montanios & Montanios LLC

India

Bose & Mitra & Co.

Israel

Harris & Co. Maritime Law Office

Italy

Studio Legale Lauro

Japan

TMI Associates

Malta

Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Marshall Islands

Seward & Kissel LLP

Nigeria

Bloomfield Law Practice

Philippines

Del Rosario & Del Rosario

Singapore

Gurbani & Co LLC

Taiwan

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

Turkey

TCG Fora Law Office

United States

Seward & Kissel LLP