n Without Prejudice - Admiralty actions : shipping law

Volume 12, Issue 8
  • ISSN : 1681-178X



South Africa has the busiest ports in Africa but the ships that call here are not registered in South Africa, nor are the owners of the ships South African companies. There are no South African ships to carry South African cargoes and only very rarely are South African registered companies the contractual carriers of cargo. So what remedies are available to South African maritime interests when claims arise in respect of damaged cargo or when ship-owners fail to pay for services rendered to their ships?

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