International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

The Prohibition of Vessels Departure for Reasons Concerning the Ensuring of Public and Private Interests in the Hellenic Legal Order
Korontzis Tryfon

In the Hellenic legal order is forecasted legally the institution of vessels departure prohibition if do not keep concrete conditions that are forecasted by the Hellenic legislation. These conditions are related with the keeping of concrete conditions for safety navigation or with the ensuring of public or private interests and are related mainly with their economic demands. Between these two categories, obviously the most important is the case of not keeping safety navigation conditions as this phenomenon can influence the safety of passengers, crew, load and vessels. However beyond this category of vessels departure prohibition also deserves to be analyzed critically and the case of vessels departure prohibition as is forecasted in the Hellenic legal order, in order to be ensured public and private interests (individual or legal entities). The particular category includes enough cases where can be enforced the right of vessels departure prohibition from those who have legal interest. Besides consequences exist also for State employees who impose the administrative prohibition meter of vessels departure and for that reason are controlled for penal, disciplinary and civil responsibilities.

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