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Shareholder Francis X. Nolan III was recently published in Benedict’s Maritime Bulletin for his article, “What is a ‘Vessel’ and When? – Fleeting Concepts.” In the article, Mr. Nolan discusses the recent Comite Maritime International (CMI) joint conference, where a panel presented the “extensive inconsistencies and anomalies created by the continuing differing definitions in national laws and international conventions of the terms ‘vessel’ and ‘ship,’” and also discussed the potential adverse impact of unstable definitions in the financing of vessels.

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Reprinted from 14 BENEDICT’S MAR. BULL. [148 –150] (Third Quarter 2016) with permission. Copyright 2016 Matthew Bender & Company, Inc., a LexisNexis company. All rights reserved.