Ship arrest in Curacao

How to arrange a ship arrest in Curacao?

Triple A Attorneys will be able to assist you in all legal matters in Curacao.

In case of a dispute, Triple A Attorneys is your trusted local partner to effectuate a ship arrest in Curacao (or any other island from the former Dutch Antilles) within 2 business days, followed by a sale in 1 to 5 months (depending on the cooperation of the owner). Or we can negotiate on your behalf and lift the attachment within a couple of hours, after a settlement has been reached.

After the ship arrest has been effected, the initiator will need to establish a date and time for the public auction of the vessel through the Curacao court. The ship will be sold to the highest bidder. After the auction, the proceeds will be divided according to Curacao law. After payment of the purchase price, the ship will be delivered to the buyer free and clear of all previous arrests (and encumbrances and mortgages, if applicable). The judicial sale is definite and there is no possibility to appeal.

Your attorney for a Ship Arrest in Curacao

Triple A Attorneys provides specialist legal services on all aspects of maritime law, including a ship arrest. We provide a range of expert services that deliver practical results for our local, national, and international clients throughout the marine industry. Our team understands the complexities and time constraints of maritime law. To visit our home page, please click

You can contact us via email of phone, our attorneys will be happy to inform you about the aspects of a ship arrest in Curacao. For contact details of your attorney to effectuate a ship arrest in Curacao, please click here

Maritime law on Triple A Level!

All our attorneys at Triple A Attorneys (see: are entitled to practice law not only in Curacao, but within the entire Dutch Caribbean territory, which in alphabetical order, consist of the islands Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, St. Eustatius and St. Maarten (all formerly known as the Netherlands Antilles). Triple A Attorneys offers its services to companies, government entities as well as to individuals in the local and international arenas.

Ship Arrest Curacao, Dutch Caribbean

Curacao is an individual member of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, together with The Netherlands, Curaçao, St. Maarten. Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao are together referred to as the so-called ABC Islands, or Leeward Antilles. These islands are located in the Southwestern Caribbean, near Venezuela. Located in the Northeastern Caribbean, near Puerto Rico, are Saba, St. Eustatius and St. Maarten (together constituting the three S’s, or Windward Islands).

Ship Arrest Curacao expertise

Your Triple A Attorney in Curacao can assist you in civil matters as well as penal cases all over the Dutch Caribbean. Our law firm handles a general practice and our attorneys have different specialties, such as:

For more information about the areas of justice of your Triple A Attorney in Curacao please look at ‘expertise’ on our website.

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