Oman - Time Bars
Oman Maritime Law 1981
Oman is not a signatory to the 1976 Convention of Liability for Maritime Claims but the provisions akin to it are incorporated into the Maritime Law.
Nature of Claim Time Bar
|Claims arising out of a maritime contract of carriage||2 years from the date of delivery of goods or from the date on which the goods ought to have been delivered.|
|Claims for recovery of monies paid otherwise than by way of entitlement||2 years from the date when the right to recovery arises|
|Collision - where liability rests on one vessel||2 years from the date of the incident|
|Any claims towards personal injury or death as a result of a collision||1 year from the date of death|
|Claims for remuneration for assistance/salvage||2 years from the date of termination of such operations|
|General Average claims||2 years from the date of arrival of the vessel at the port which was specified originally for arrival or at the port in which the sea voyage came to and end|
|Claims arising out an insurance contract||2 years|
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