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Marine Finance

If you’re looking for help with marine finance our experienced lawyers can offer you the expert legal advice on every aspect of this specialist area.

How we can help

We have an in-depth understanding of all areas of marine finance, and have the knowledge to deal with any issues that arise including:

  • Loan agreements and other facility documents
  • Security documentation, including registered and unregistered mortgages, deeds of covenant, personal guarantees, debentures, assignments of insurance and of the rights under build contracts
  • Events of default, including what constitutes default
  • Enforcement of security, including action to take possession of the vessel and managing the process in other jurisdictions through a comprehensive network of foreign correspondent lawyers
  • Recovery of any shortfall following the realisation of the asset (vessel)

So, whether you’re entering into a marine loan facility, securing a loan against a vessel, or dealing with a default we can guide you through the legalities and give you confidence in your investment.

Latest News & Blogs

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2018

Following a major fire and tragic loss of life on one of its newest vessels, Maersk’s new stowage principles for dangerous cargoes have potential to make container shipping safer.

“About “ tolerances, currents and speed claims
Oct
2018

A recent London arbitration decision has examined a number of issues which crop up fairly regularly when dealing with speed and consumption disputes.

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