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III. Maritime Liens
(6,499 words)

Volume III: Private International Law | Chapter 26 (1996): Transport by Sea and Inland Waterways

Completed January 1994

Malcolm Clarke

A. Introduction

59. Unification of law. – Unification of the law relating to maritime liens was an objective of the Brussels Convention of 1926, but this convention was limited to ships registered in contracting states and many leading states have neither ratified nor adhered to the Convention.1 The Brussels Convention of 1967, likewise “for the unifi…

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Malcolm Clarke, “III. Maritime Liens”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 28 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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