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Shipping and Marine Finance

V&A  has significant specialist, extrajudicial and judicial competence in the entire national and international field of shipping and maritime transport law assisting  in preparing contracts for the desired services and in handling any litigation.We provide legal assistance to  the maritime industry (shipowners, charterers, hull and cargo insurers, protection and indemnity clubs, ship agents, ship chandlers, brokers, ship yards, import and export companies, trading houses) with particular reference to the following areas of activity:

  • Charter Party Agreements

  • Carriage of goods by sea;

  • Bills of Lading and cargo claims;

  • Cargo insurance;

  • CIF and FOB contracts,

  • Incoterms

  •  Documentary credits;

  • Ship arrest and maritime liens;

  • Ship building and sale of ships;

  • Ship registration;

  • Collisions, salvage and towing;

  • Freight

  • Hague rules

  • Hague Visby rules

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