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

Cargo Claims and the Application of the NYPE Inter-Club Agreement
Aug
2017

In a recent London arbitration the tribunal had the opportunity to review the apportionment between owners and charterers for damages caused by sweaty cargo.

Discharging Cargo against Electronic PIN Codes
Jul
2017

In a recent case, the Court of Appeal has considered discharge of cargo against PIN Codes and whether the provision of PIN Codes amounted to “delivery” of cargo, or a “Delivery Order”.

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