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Claims

Navigating the claims process can be extremely challenging and stressful.

If you’ve suffered damage to your vessel or a breach of contract concerning a sale, purchase or charter agreement and need to make a claim, our team of lawyers can help you with the complex legalities in this specialist area.

Here are just some of the areas we can help you with:

  • Hull and machinery damage: advice in relation to and assistance with pursuing claims against third parties responsible for damage to the hull or machinery of our client’s vessel
  • Breach of contract: advice in relation to and assistance with pursuing claims for losses suffered as a result of a breach of contract, including charter agreements, sale or purchase agreements, repair or refit contracts
  • Negligence claims: advice in relation to and assistance with pursuing claims for losses suffered as a result of negligence, including claims against surveyors or designers, or against third parties in respect of collision damage (see Marine Casualties)

We’re here to help you through the complex process and advise on the relevant law and procedure to ensure your claim is successful.

Latest News & Blogs

Frozen tuna – waybills issued towards the end of the carriage
May
2017

A recent High Court decision in Kyokuyo Ltd v AP Moller-Maersk A/S trading as Maersk Line [2017] EWHC 654 (Comm) highlights the commercial risks associated with carrying frozen tuna in refrigerated containers.

Berthing and storage – Contract formation and debt recovery
May
2017

With space at a premium and berths a finite resource, the importance of guarding against unprofitable berths is paramount. With this in mind, if something goes wrong it helps to have a lawfully worded contract upon which you can rely.

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