Another complex issue is to blend the requirements of various conventions relating to lien, claim, arrest of ship
and eventual sale of ship by a court; and priority of settlement of claims.
By contrast, the KSA domestic maritime practice has ensured that the arrest of ships
in KSA is somewhat of an enigma for many international carriers, insurers, and traders.
Part 2 focuses on maritime law, with chapters on many topics, including maritime liens and mortgages, master and crew, the bill of lading, piloting, salvage and assistance, general average and particular average, collisions, pollution, and arrest of ships
. Part 3 considers other forms of transport, such as road, rail, air, and multimodal transport, discussing issues such as carriage of passengers and goods, liability, and gross negligence.
Legal disputes relating to carriage of goods, charter-parties, insurance claims, arrest of ships
and seafarers' rights and claims and all other related issues would also require lawyers conversant with maritime law.
Furthermore, Iran is not a signatory to the International Convention Relating to the Arrest of Sea-Going Ships 1952 nor the International Convention on the Arrest of Ships
1999 (together the 'Arrest Conventions'), which offer a uniform set of laws and procedural rules on all aspects of ship arrests for contracting States.
Article 70 deals with arrest but in 70 (b) makes reference to an international convention (presumably the Arrest of Ships
The largest section of the book is devoted to maritime law; coverage encompasses the vessel, maritime liens and mortgages, liability, transport under bill of lading, salvage and assistance, pilotage, collisions, marine pollution, the arrest of ships
, and carriage of passengers.