There are over 50,000 merchant ships trading internationally, carrying every kind of cargo. The world fleet is registered in over 150 countries, and operated by over a million seafarers of almost every nationality.
Shipping trade remains to increasingly popular, taking advantages for trades across the world over feasible freight costs. Thanks to the increasing productivity of shipping as a mode of transport and better commercial liberalization, the predictions for the industry’s further growth continue to be solid.
We facilitate on all aspects of admiralty, shipping and international trade law matters including,
- purchase Sale and Registration of Vessels
- Groundings, Fires, collisions and Cargo Disputes and Demurrage claims
- marine insurance matters and vessel mortgage enforcement and crew arrests
- Bills of lading, charter parties and contracts of freight
- ship building and financing contracts
- Aircraft carriage, compensation claims and ship arrests
- maritime litigation and arbitration,
- Piracy issues including first response to an incident and policy coverage,
- chartering issues, and international issues of legality and compliance
- Disputes under common dry bulk and tanker charter party forms
- legitimacy and regulatory characteristics of disposition of armed guards on merchant vessels