Shipping, Yachts & Superyachts
With expertise in all aspects of international shipping and marine law, your LA Marine team are well versed in providing expert help and advice to the commercial shipping, superyacht and leisure marine industries.
In fact, we regularly help:
- P&I Clubs
- Marine finance companies
- Cruise line and other ship owners and operators
- Harbour and port authorities
- Marina operators
- Yacht charter companies
- Repair yards
- Yacht brokers and dealers
- Yacht owners
Our friendly team has extensive knowledge and experience in the legal complexities of international marine law. With some members of the team benefitting from first-hand knowledge as former partners and senior assistants at leading shipping law firms in Singapore and London, we’re in an excellent position to help you.
Here are just some of the areas we can help you with:
- Charter issues
- Bill of lading disputes
- Demurrage claims
- Breach of contract
- Negligence and personal injury
- Vessel sale and purchase contracts
- Charter agreements
- Marina/port developments
- Providing a fixed fee yacht registration service
Whatever international law dilemmas you come up against, as a member of the Cruise Lines International Association and MSI (a global alliance of accountants and lawyers), we can help and advise whilst providing expert legal advice in many countries overseas.
Meet the Shipping & Yachting team
And our clients say “They offer a rounded and competent service.”
Latest News & Blogs
Tim Woollard of our LA Marine team has outlined some of the matters one would do well to consider when looking to enter the yacht market.
A recent Arbitration Award considered the Gencon General Strike Clause and whether laytime ran during the period of a strike?
We look at a recent Arbitration Award where the Gencon General Strike Clause was considered.
LA Marine is hosting a joint seminar with Coleman Insurance Brokers on 22 February 2017 from 16.00 at their office in Bournemouth; “The Implications of Brexit on your Import and Export Business”.
In Oldendorff GmbH & Co KG v. Sea powerful II Special Maritime Enterprises (The “Zagora”)  EWHC 3212, the Commercial Court considered where liability lay arising from the discharge of cargo to a nominated agent without the production of bills of lading.
In the case of Collins v Lawrence, His Honour Judge Simpkiss provides helpful analysis and guidance clarifying when a passenger can be deemed to have ‘disembarked’.