How to Acquire (Purchase) and Register a Vessel (Ship) Under the (Admiralty and Maritime) Laws of the United States

22 Pages Posted: 25 Nov 2008 Last revised: 10 Mar 2010

Date Written: November 24, 2008

Abstract

How to Acquire (Purchase) and Register a vessel (Ship) under the (Maritime and Admiralty) Laws of the United States.

This article explains how a Ship can be bought in the United States (under the Laws of the United States).

How a ship can be bought or leased. Following the buying of a ship, how it can be registered and put into circulation ( to do business) under the law of the United States.

This work explains the legal technicalities and formalities required on how this can be done under the laws of the United States.

This work can be of interest to those who study the business of owning ships, sea ports, Maritime and Admiralty law.

Keywords: How to buy a ship, How to lease a ship, How to register a ship in the United States, Puting a ship in circulation, Admiralty, Maritime Law

Suggested Citation

Cwinya-ai, Robert Ongom, How to Acquire (Purchase) and Register a Vessel (Ship) Under the (Admiralty and Maritime) Laws of the United States (November 24, 2008). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1306759 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1306759

Robert Ongom Cwinya-ai (Contact Author)

Port of New Orleans Legal Office ( email )

Port of New Orleans Place
New Orleans, LA 70118
United States

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