maritime lien

Definition of "maritime lien"
  1. A type of lien given by maritime law on a ship or goods within it due to services rendered, supplies provided, or damage caused by a collision, and it can be satisfied by seizing the property through a court order
How to use "maritime lien" in a sentence
  1. The ship owner's failure to pay for the supplies led to a maritime lien being placed on the vessel.
  2. After the collision with the pier, a maritime lien was established to cover damages.
  3. Maritime lien allows for the confiscation of the vessel to fulfill the owner's debt obligations for services.

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