Ship Arrest in Turkey

Under Turkish Law arrest of ships is regulated in Turkish Commercial Code Nr. 6102 Art. 1352. Turkey is a state party to the 1999 Convention “International Convention on Arrest of Ships” (11/09/2019, Accession). The Provisions on arrest of ships in Turkish Commercial Code was drafted taking into account 1999 Convention. In this connection, Turkish Commercial Code contains “Maritime Claims List” (Art. 1352) (e.g. seafarers wages, bunkering claims, damages caused by operation of ship or general average), Jurisdiction, Release of Ships, Sister Ship Arrest, Wrongful Arrest and 10.000SDR Deposit as Guarentee. For detailed actual legal information and legal procedure on arrest of ships in Turkey, please dont hesitate to contact us.

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