The Maritime and Port Law is devoted to advising companies whose interests and activities involve these areas (shipyards, insurance companies, insurance brokers, shipping brokers, financial institutions, ship-owners, transportoperators, port terminals or companies in the tourism sector).
The areas in the Maritime Law Department operates includes, in general, all those related to seagoing transport, logistics and transportation, international trade and legal defence in judicial and arbitration matters.
More specifically, we advise clients, among others issues, on the sale and purchase of vessels, aircraft and other means of transport and on the financial and tax planning aspects of their acquisition; on transport contracts; on charter arrangements; on the fitting out of vessels; on contracts for the use and operation of vessels; on accidents at sea; on maritime insurance and levels of cover; on mergers and acquisitions involving companies related to the maritime sector; on matters relating to tourism law and the re-organization and insolvency of ship-owning and shipbuilding companies.
To this end, we have available a team of professionals with extensive experience in advising clients on ports (terminals and port services) with regard to their regulation, finance and operations. In particular, with respect to extensions and alterations to port-related concession agreements, they have taken partin operations of great significance at national level.