• NSN Law Bulletin

COVID 19 Effect on Arrest of Ships - II

In our article dated 22.04.2020 in respect of COVID-19 effects on the arrest of ships in Turkey, it has been stated that under the provisional article 1 of the Law numbered 7226 dated 25.03.2020, enforcement of precautionary attachment orders on the ships has been suspended as of 22.03.2020 until 30.04.2020, and if the Covid-19 pandemic continues, suspension period may be extended up to 6 months for once by the President.

On 30.04.2020, the Presidential Decision numbered 2480 was published in the Official Gazette, and the abovementioned suspension period extended to 15.06.2020 so as to be reevaluated in the event that the risk of spread of Covid-19 pandemic disappears prior to said extension date.

Author: Ece Melike Yüce