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About this NPA


The Admiralty and Maritime NPA incorporates proceedings that relate to admiralty or maritime disputes including:

Oar Mace 
The Oar Mace of Admiralty 

Latest Judgments


Recent Judgments - Federal Court

  • 14 Nov 2018: Korea Shipping Corporation v Lord Energy SA [2018] FCAFC 201
    ADMIRALTY AND MARITIME - where debtor transferred to trustee title to the ship under trust for benefit of security holder - where ship registered in name of trustee held as security for debtor's performance of obligation to repay bank the value of bonds issued by debtor - whether debtor correctly determined to be beneficial owner of ship while she …
    Judge: Allsop CJ, Besanko and McKerracher JJ
  • 7 Nov 2018: Lord Energy SA v The Ship "MV Dangjin" [2018] FCA 1717
    ADMIRALTY - where debtor as settlor transferred to trustee legal title to ship under trust for benefit of security holder - where ship registered in name of trustee hold as security for debtor's performance of obligation to repay bank the value of bonds issued by debtor - where term of bonds fixed but agreement referred to earlier possible…
    Judge: Rares J
  • 26 Oct 2018: Mount Isa Mines Ltd v The Ship "Thor Commander" (No 2) [2018] FCA 1702
    Judge: Rares J

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Form & Rules


The key forms and rules for commencing these proceedings are:

Actions in rem

Forms:
Rules:

Actions in personam

Forms:
Rules:

Arresting a Vessel


Generally applications for arrest of a vessel are urgent and made to the Duty Registrar in the relevant registry.

Admiralty Marshals are available to arrest a vessel anywhere in Australia at any time on any day of the year.

Legislation


The admiralty and maritime work of the Court is not limited to proceedings under the Admiralty Act and Admiralty Rules, see also:

More Legislation

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