In rem action vs insolvency law – PetroChina International v. Demise Charterer of Ocean Winner

In this month’s article, we discuss the Singapore High Court decision of PetroChina International (Singapore) Pte Ltd v. Owner and/or Demise Charterer of the vessel “Ocean Winner” [2021] SGHC 8 where the court considered competing considerations of a statutory lien and a moratorium imposed by the insolvency regime. Read More

Unusual times call for unusual means – when the English Courts decides on security for a vessel arrested in Singapore

In this month’s Notes from the Bar, we discuss the case of the “Miracle Hope” [2020] EWHC 995 (Comm) where the English Courts, in an unusual situation, had to decide on security for a vessel arrested in Singapore. Read More