Admiralty, Shipping and Maritime Laws

Maritime Law is unique as well as diverse with many niche and specialist areas. Our lawyers have in-depth knowledge and great passion for the shipping industry and are known for their sound understanding of marine and shipping sectors and the business needs that go hand-in-hand. We represent the full spectrum of those involved in the industry, including ship owners and charterers, banks, international agencies, shipyards, marine insurance underwriters, governments and brokers.
 
Since our lawyers have had long association and involvement with shipping business, they are expert in evaluating, providing effective and practical advice on myriad of issues that arise in the shipping business from legal, commercial, operational or financial aspect. We specialize in administering legal proceedings in case of arrest or release of marine vessels, bunker attachment, maritime lien, executing maritime claims, Charter parties disputes, delivery of cargo, damages, demurrage, with holding & detention of marine containers.  
 
India Law Offices regularly provide advice on:
 
  • Rules and regulations concerning operating in Indian Territorial Waters, viz. Arrest, bail and Sale of vessels
  • Negotiating contracts of carriage, multi-year charter parties, ship finance agreements and litigation
  • Marine insurance and reinsurance, including extensive contractual as well as litigation experience both for and against underwriter on interpretation and coverage matters
  • Cargo claims negotiations and litigation, both as plaintiff and defendant;
  • General Average, Grounding, Collision cases, pollution incidents, salvage matters ‎and arbitrations
  • Charter disputes, bills of lading, Commercial fraud & Commodity disputes
  • Drafting & review of commercial agreements, shipbuilding contracts, Management agreements
  • Establishment and management of business corporations, including offshore.
  • International sale of goods
  • Ship mortgages, Shipbuilding repairs, Super yachts
  • Import and Export procedure
  • Breach of Safe Port Warranty, Damage to Ship by Cargo, Supply of Bad Bunkers
  • Filing and defending of admiralty suits before the Admiralty Courts
  • Compliance with domestic and international regulatory requirements
  • Vessel and corporate finance, Structuring a Strategic Alliance, Bankruptcy
  • Advisory on issues like non-payment of wages, work conditions issues, etc.
  • Defending marine professionals (including surveyors, engineers and naval architects)

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