Abstract:Purpose -In 2011, the new Arbitration Ordinance took effect in Hong Kong. This paper aims to discuss the new features on maritime arbitration. Design/methodology/approach -The relevant provisions of the Arbitration Ordinance 2011 and the legal cases are examined.Findings -Hong Kong is a first class maritime arbitration centre in the Asia Pacific Region. Originality/value -This paper is one of the very few general reviews of the maritime arbitration under the Arbitration Ordinance 2011.
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