International Comparative Legal Guide to: Shipping Law 2016 - USA

14 July 2016 Publication
Authors: Peter A. McLauchlan Anacarolina Estaba

Global Legal Group

1. Marine Casualty

1.1 In the event of a collision, grounding or other major casualty, what are the key provisions that will impact upon the liability and response of interested parties? In particular, the relevant law/conventions in force in relation to: 

(i) Collision

The conventions pertinent to collisions that the U.S. is a signatory to are the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, also known as SOLAS, and the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, also known as COLREGS.

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