Hanjin: further consequences of the lack of proper international arrest regime

Further confirmation of the problems caused by the chaotic state of international ship arrest and international marine insolvency law. Essentially ships belonging to insolvent owners are left circling the globe, not daring to put in anywhere. For the owners of the cargo (and, in this report, certain passengers too), that is, it seems, just tough.

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Professor Andrew Tettenborn

Professor Andrew Tettenborn joined Swansea Law School and the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law in 2010 having previously taught at the universities of Exeter (Bracton Professor of Law 1996-2010), Nottingham and Cambridge. Professor Tettenborn is a well-known scholar both in common law and continental jurisdictions. He has held visiting positions at Melbourne University, the University of Connecticut and at Case Law School, Cheveland, Ohio. He is author and co-author of books on torts, damages and maritime law, and of numerous articles and chapters on aspects of common law, commercial law and restitution.

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