Maritime Lawyer, Emeka Akabogu Publishes ‘Ship Arrest in Nigeria’

Emeka Akabogu

Admiralty Media and Publishing is delighted to announce the publication of Ship Arrest in Nigeria, by Dr. Emeka Akabogu. The 8-chapter, 466-page book is an expansive voyage through the Nigerian law, practice and procedure on ship arrest, designed to assist judges, lawyers and market operators in quick and effective adjudication of maritime claims.

On showcase from 22 August at the Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association, Ship Arrest in Nigeria is a bold and pioneering guide around everything relating to ship arrests, and covers both fundamental and advanced concepts in a practical, nuanced style.

The book, Ship Arrest in Nigeria
The book, Ship Arrest in Nigeria

A wide-ranging coverage of the Nigerian admiralty jurisdiction, it unfurls an expert navigation through technical, practical and controversial aspects of this most intriguing subject that is central to international trade and commerce.

In his foreword to the book, revered maritime lawyer and author, Louis Mbanefo SAN, observed – “Dr. Emeka Akabogu has made a very significant contribution by publishing the present work *Ship Arrest in Nigeria*. This highly scholarly and well-researched publication presents a comprehensive treatise on the subject.”

The author, Dr. Akabogu, is a commercial lawyer with specialist interests in maritime, energy and international trade law. A litigator and arbitrator, he uniquely combines his legal skills with an indepth understanding of markets and operations in the shipping and petroleum sectors.

He is the Senior Partner at the law firm, Akabogu & Associates, which is active in shipping, maritime, petroleum and international trade representation. He holds a Master’s degree with specialisation in Maritime Laws from the University College London and a PhD from the IMO International Maritime Law Institute Malta.

The book is available at

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