Work of the Admiralty Court
The Admiralty Court deals with shipping and maritime disputes, such as:
- carriage of cargo
- mortgage disputes
The court has an in rem procedure (a claim made against the ship itself). It can arrest vessels and cargoes and sell them within the jurisdiction of England and Wales.
The work of the Admiralty Court is governed by Part 61 of the CPR and CPR Practice Direction 61 (external link)