Marine casualties

Marine casualties

Our friendly team is on hand to guide you through the complex legalities in the specialist area of marine casualties.

Here are just some of the areas our highly experienced and knowledgeable team can help you with:

  • Collision liability: advice in relation to and assistance with pursuing or defending claims for loss and damage suffered as a result of a collision involving our client’s vessel
  • Salvage: advice on requirements for salvage, appropriate remuneration, provision of security and release of vessel
  • Obtaining security: advice on how and when to obtain security for a claim, arresting vessels to obtain security, quantum, guarantee wording, release of vessel
  • Racing Rules issues: advice in relation to and assistance with pursuing or defending claims for loss and damage suffered as a result of a collision involving our client’s vessel whilst racing
  • Personal injury and fatality claims: advice in respect of claims following injuries to passengers or crew on superyachts and leisure marine craft

We’re here to help you through the complex process and advise on the relevant law and procedure concerning claims.

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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