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Maritime Law

We act in the judicial and administrative spheres, attending P&I Clubs, owners, charterers, cargo brokers, freight forwarders, operators of multimodal transportation, terminals and port operators, especially in the following subjects:

  • Navigation accidents (including general average, collisions, groundings, shipwrecks and fires), experienced in acting before Port Captaincies, Admiralty and Judicial Courts
  • Cargo claims (particular average)
  • Environmental damages arising from the activities of sea carriage and port operations
  • Indemnifications resulting from accidents involving crewmembers and port workers (personal injuries)
  • Collection of debts and recovery of maritime claims (demurrage related to ship chartering and containers, detention, freight and others)
  • Arrest and embargo of vessels
  • Preparation, review and analysis of warehousing contracts, carriage contracts, charter parties, contracts of affreightment, agency agreements and bills of lading
  • Recognition and enforcement of foreign decisions
  • Legal advice before the regulatory agencies (Infrastructure Ministry, DNIT department, ANTAQ agency, the Merchant Marine Department and other intervening authorities)
  • Analyses and opinions on maritime legislation, international conventions, and respective application

We are prepared to handle emergencies resulting from marine and port incidents anywhere in Brazil, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.



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