ARRESTING A SHIP IN BOSPHORUS (ISTANBUL)
Our team of shipping lawyers have an extensive practice of seizures and arrest over vessels, passing through Bosphorus.
The Montreux Convention Regarding the Regime of the Straits (entered into force in 1936) gives Turkey control over the Bosporus Straits and the Dardanelles. The Convention gives Turkey full control over the Straits and guarantees the free passage of civilian vessels.
Maritime and shipping lawyers in istanbul shall know perfectly how to combine international conventions with applicable laws to the contract giving rise to litigation.
Hence, our shipping lawyers are capable of arresting ships and enforcing seizures over vessels, cruises and any ships, for debt collection.