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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

Cyber-attacks
May
2018

As the threat of malicious cyber attacks increases, ship owners are facing greater responsibilities to ensure that their risk management systems are resilient.

May
2018

A recent London arbitration decision 13/18, has looked at the how discounts and rebates on war insurance premiums interplay with the amounts that are required to be paid by charterers.

Poorly maintained ships
Apr
2018

In maritime law, a ship owner is entitled to ask all of the parties in a sea venture to proportionally share any financial losses which result from the voluntary sacrifice of a part of the ship or its cargo, to save the ship in an emergency situation.

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.

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