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Case report: the one-ship corporate structure and its risk to charter hirers

Singapore - April 29 2011 In the case of The "Shen Ming Hong 7" [2010] SGHC 269 the court dealt for the first time with the issue of whether or not to allow the owner to take its ship, the sole company asset, out of the jurisdiction or require it to lie idle a working asset pending the court's final decision on the legitimacy of the vessel's earlier arrest.

Janice Ngeow.

Bunker disputes and the Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration’s summary procedures

Singapore - June 8 2012 The Minister for Law, Mr K Shanmugam, at the recent Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration conference, emphasised the importance of the maritime sector, which contributes 7% to this nation’s gross domestic product.

Singapore court support for international arbitration and enforcement of awards

Singapore - March 23 2010 Singapore is becoming recognised rapidly as a favoured venue for international arbitration.

Fine balance in ship arrest law: "Eagle Prestige" and "Bunga Melati 5"

Singapore - September 21 2010 When a shipowner defaults on its loan, one of the less risky options available to the mortgagee bank is to use the judicial procedure of arresting the ship and applying for judicial sale of the vessel.

Janice Ngeow.

Singapore sets up International Commercial Court

Singapore - March 31 2014 Well-developed and business friendly Singapore has positioned itself as a popular neutral third party venue for resolving disputes between parties…

Janice Ngeow.