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Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration


The Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration ("SCMA") is an independent body that provides a framework for maritime arbitration which is responsive to the needs of the maritime community. The SCMA has members from all sectors of the maritime community and from all countries.

The SCMA allows parties to choose their own arbitrators.  An application can be made to the Chairman of SCMA to appoint if the parties cannot agree on an appointment. There is also no mandatory scale of arbitrators´ fees. It is for the parties to agree the fees with the arbitrator.