Beihai Maritime Court issues 2015 Maritime Trial White Paper

(enccmt.court.gov.cn)Updated : 2016-11-21

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Officials address the media during a news conference about the new report.

On the morning of Oct 28, Beihai Maritime Court held a press conference to publicize the 2015 maritime trial white paper. Liu Qiaofa, a member of the party group, vice president, and press spokesman for the Beihai Maritime Court, presented a briefing of the contents of the “Trial White Paper of Beihai Maritime Court (2015)” at the press conference. Reporters from eight media outlets such as Beihai Daily and Beihai TV attended the conference.

The “Trial White Paper of Beihai Maritime Court (2015)” contains three parts: a summary of trials in 2015, problems in maritime disputes and maritime commerce disputes and related suggestions, and the top ten cases of 2015. The most important feature of this white paper is a systematic analysis of the existing problems in maritime disputes and maritime commerce disputes and related suggestions, including the related problems of cases in which both parties were foreigners and the legal issue occurred in foreign countries before the arrest of the ships. It addressed suggestions, jurisdiction issues of maritime and commerce cases related to bankruptcy of shipping enterprises, and the related issues and suggestions that should be paid attention to in the case of pollution damage liability disputes in sea water areas.

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News Spokesman Liu Qiaofa at the conference.