Shipping

ǼLEX advises on diverse issues affecting the shipping industry such as safety, crewing, documentation requirements, insurance, reinsurance, ship finance, carriage of passengers and goods by sea and limitation of ship-owners’ liability. Our expertise also covers the legal, regulatory and policy issues relating to the shipping industry.

Our clients include shipowners, P&I clubs, charterers, operators of ships and other offshore assets, insurance companies, financial institutions, oil and gas companies, port owners and operators.

Members of our shipping team have benefited from training in all aspects of maritime and admiralty law and have vast experience both at arbitration and in court regarding the resolution of claims dealing with charterparties, cargo, collision, demurrage and damages for detention, sale and purchase of vessels, ownership of vessels, ship arrest and releases and, negotiated settlement of claims.

Our ship finance lawyers have advised owners, banks and other investors in all aspects of asset financing and leasing transactions for the shipping and offshore industries, including export credit financings, syndicated financings, second hand ship sale and purchase, ship recycling, ship and mortgage registration, charterparties, management and joint venture agreements.