Latin America 3C

Latin America

We understand that resolving disputes and claims can be challenging, time consuming and costly but our in-depth knowledge of the shipping industry in Latin America allows us to bring our services nearer to our clients.

Our highly experienced team is on hand to offer advice and support concerning charterparty disputes, bills of lading claims, logistics and multimodal transport, insurance and reinsurance in the Latin American market. We have participated in multiple cross-border transactions and we offer expertise in non-contentious matters adapted to the type of transaction and specific clients’ needs.

The team is recognised as one of the leading marine law practices based predominantly outside London and has forged a respected profile in the market. LA Marine provides expert advice and practical solutions ensuring your international matter will be dealt with accordingly.

Our team also includes a native Spanish speaker, with an intermediate level of Portuguese, enabling us to bring our services to our clients’ own language. We are members of the Spanish Maritime Association and the Latin American Institute of Maritime Law.

Latest News & Blogs

“Ocean Victory” – the Supreme Court Findings
May
2017

The Supreme Court has handed down judgment in the case of Gard Marine and Energy Ltd v. China National Chartering Co Ltd and Another (“The Ocean Victory”) [2017] UKSC 35.

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.

Clandestines, containers and haulage operations
Apr
2017

The risk to hauliers and container line operators and users from illegal immigrants gaining access to trailers and cargo containers is both a physical, tangible risk as well as a financial one.

Gencon General Strike Clause
Mar
2017

We look at a recent Arbitration Award where the Gencon General Strike Clause was considered.

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