Shipping & Logistics

We provide comprehensive services in both contentious and non-contentious aspects of shipping law, including charterparties, shipbuilding, shipping casualties, sale and purchase of vessels, ship arrest and release, international sale of goods, ship financing, cargo claims, bills of lading, letters of credit, marine insurance and other cross-border transport disputes.

Examples of the matters which we regularly deal with are:

  • handling disputes, whether by way of arbitration or litigation, arising from charterparties, shipbuilding contracts, ship collision, international sale of goods, sale and purchase of vessels, cargo claims, bills of lading, letters of credit and related insurance issues
  • drafting, reviewing and advising on the terms of charterparties, shipbuilding contracts, GAFTA and FOSFA contracts, memorandum of agreements and ship mortgage documents
  • assisting shipowners and charterers in both arresting vessels and securing their release

Our clients include shipowners, P&I Clubs, charterers, ship and chartering brokers, cargo insurers, tug companies, ship-repairers, banks, marine engineering companies, oil companies, bunker suppliers, government agencies and multinational conglomerates.

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