The following In-house Advisor practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:
Angola; Australia; Brazil; Chile; China; Colombia; Cyprus; Ecuador; Egypt; France; Ghana; Hong Kong; Italy; Japan; Malaysia; Malta; Marshall Islands; Mozambique; Netherlands; New Zealand; Nigeria; Norway; Peru; Portugal; Russia; Singapore; South Korea; Taiwan; Turkey; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; USA
The set of questions relating to the topic of Shipping and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:
When does title in the ship pass from the shipbuilder to the shipowner? Can the parties agree to change when title will pass?
What formalities need to be complied with for the refund guarantee to be valid?
Are there any remedies available in local courts to compel delivery of the vessel when the yard refuses to do so?
Where the vessel is defective and damage results, would a claim lie in contract or under product liability against the shipbuilder at the suit of the shipowner; a purchaser from the original shipowner; or a third party that has sustained damage?
What vessels are eligible for registration under the flag of your country? Is it possible to register vessels under construction under the flag of your country?
Who may apply to register a ship in your jurisdiction?
What are the documentary requirements for registration?
Is dual registration and flagging out possible and what is the procedure?
Who maintains the register
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