ABSTRACT

London arbitration awards are enforceable in most of the major shipbuilding nations, including China, South Korea, and Japan,1 pursuant to the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards 1958, which is commonly known as the New York Convention. The Arbitration Act 1996 gives eect to the New York Convention in the United Kingdom,2 and provides for the enforcement in England of New York Convention awards.