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Claims

Navigating the claims process can be extremely challenging and stressful.

If you’ve suffered damage to your vessel or a breach of contract concerning a sale, purchase or charter agreement and need to make a claim, our team of lawyers can help you with the complex legalities in this specialist area.

Here are just some of the areas we can help you with:

  • Hull and machinery damage: advice in relation to and assistance with pursuing claims against third parties responsible for damage to the hull or machinery of our client’s vessel
  • Breach of contract: advice in relation to and assistance with pursuing claims for losses suffered as a result of a breach of contract, including charter agreements, sale or purchase agreements, repair or refit contracts
  • Negligence claims: advice in relation to and assistance with pursuing claims for losses suffered as a result of negligence, including claims against surveyors or designers, or against third parties in respect of collision damage (see Marine Casualties)

We’re here to help you through the complex process and advise on the relevant law and procedure to ensure your claim is successful.

Latest News & Blogs

Approach voyages
Feb
2018

In a recent case, the English Court was asked to consider the nature of the obligations on the owners of the vessel on an approach voyage, when the charterparty did not include any ETA dates for the ship for the delivery port, but did include a cancelling date.

Containers coffee
Jan
2018

A legal dispute concerning a cargo of Columbian green coffee beans, which were carried in 20 unventilated containers to Germany, has made its way up to the Court of Appeal.

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