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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.

We are members of the Spanish Maritime Association and the Latin American Institute of Maritime Law.

Latest News & Blogs

Charterers liability for cargo claims
Feb
2019

A recent London arbitration decision has looked at how a receiver’s claim for the diminution in the value of a cargo, which arose solely because of the delay by a ship caused by the owners of the vessel, should be interpreted against the backdrop of the Inter-Club Agreement (ICA) wording.

No deal brexit
Feb
2019

One area where there may need to be a change of tactics and approach in the event of a no deal Brexit, relates to the enforceability of UK court judgements in countries which are part of the EU.

Demurrage claims
Jan
2019

In a recent marine case, the court was asked to decide whether a company, which had not been named as a contracting party in a sale contract, could be held responsible for demurrage and other claims worth USD18 million.

Fire container ship
Nov
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.

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