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Singapore court clarifies maritime lien registration, rejects call for London arbitration

By Jessica McKay

07 August 2017

Singapore court clarifies maritime lien registration, rejects call for London arbitration Singapore iStock/pat138241

A Singapore court has refused to stay a lien dispute arising out of the liquidation of a Singaporean ship charterer in favour of London maritime arbitration, in a case that counsel for both sides agree brings "the tension" between insolvency law and admiralty law to the fore.