The Series of Seminars on Maritime Law is back, with a new insightful session that aim to guide you in exploring the multiple facets of maritime law. This fifth seminar of the series will look into the Injunctions and Maritime Arbitration.
Injunctions and Similar Applications
The constraints of time in shipping disputes provide a fertile environment for urgent, ex-parte (‘without notice’) application. Indeed the origins of the Mareva injunction (now also known as a ‘freezing injunction’) is rooted in shipping disputes.
This talk will explore the range of applications available in shipping disputes — from applications to preserve property on board vessels (useful in instances where cargo is rapidly deteriorating) to applications to inspect documents on board ships (common in ship collisions resulting in oil pollution) to the interim measures under arbitration laws (which now enacts the provisions of the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration 1985 (with the 2006 amendments).
Arbitration is by far the most popular method of resolving maritime disputes. Arbitration clauses are commonplace in chaterparties, bills of lading, commodity sale contracts and marine insurance contracts, to name a few. This talk will touch on the popular rules governing maritime arbitration – whether the rules of the Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration or the London Maritime Arbitrators Association. It will also
explain how particular features of the Asian International Arbitration Centre Rules are useful for maritime disputes. The talk will end with an explanation on how parties can attempt to secure pre and post- award security by arresting vessels in an attempt to satisfy arbitration awards
Clive Navin Selvapandian is a shipping and international trade disputes lawyer. His primary area of practice since 2010 has been shipping disputes, and he holds an LLM in Maritime Law degree from the University of Southampton.
He has been involved in both “dry shipping” disputes (claims on bills of lading and charter parties, etc), as well as “wet shipping” disputes (ship collisions, pollution at sea, tonnage limitation suits, etc).
He also has some experience in disputes involving multimodal transport contracts, international sale contracts and the International Commercial Terms.
Clive is a member of the Bar Council Shipping and Admiralty Law Committee, International Malaysian Society of Maritime Law, Inter-Pacific Bar Association (Dispute Resolution & Arbitration and Maritime Law Committees), and Young Singapore International Arbitration Centre (“YSIAC”).
He is also an associate of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects, and a member of the Maritime Arbitration Committee of the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration Young Practitioners Group.
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