6 Admiralty Procedure and the Arrest Process
Sarah C. Derrington, James M. Turner
Sarah Derrington, James M Turner QC
6.01 Claims in admiralty are usually commercial disputes between commercial parties and the practice and procedure of the Admiralty Court is intended to facilitate the resolution of those disputes in a timely and cost-effective manner. It is, however, the availability of the arrest process for many admiralty claims, and the particular procedures relevant to collision and limitation claims, which distinguish the practices and procedures of the Admiralty Court from those in the Commercial Court and which give Admiralty practice its unique features.1 This chapter is...