Fichte & Co’s shipping practice comprises of both ‘dry’ and ‘wet’ work.  Therefore, our shipping lawyers routinely receive instructions from our global clientele on the below matters:

  • Bills of lading
  • Passenger and crew claims, personal injury and industrial disease
  • Marine insurance and re-insurance
  • Bunkers
  • Cargo loss and damage
  • Charterparties
  • Collision and grounding
  • Contracts of affreightment
  • Fires and explosions
  • Maritime fraud
  • P&I and defense work
  • Salvage, towage, wreck removal and general average
  • Ship arrest
  • Ship sale and purchase
  • Unsafe Port and Berth Disputes
  • Vessel Sharing, Slot Charter and Pooling Agreements

We have acted for and advised a wide array of parties including agents (forwarding, liner, ship, etc.), bunker suppliers, charterers, commodities traders, funders (including banks), ports, ship owners and operators, shipyards, support services, suppliers, as well as entities from the offshore, cruise and yacht sectors.

Our shipping lawyers, qualified in multiple jurisdictions across the world and proficient in the most populous languages of the world, possess proven capabilities and experience in representing clients in litigation and arbitration within the UAE (Dubai Courts; Dubai International Financial Courts; Dubai International Arbitration Centre; and the Dubai International Financial Centre-London Court of International Arbitration).  We are also experienced in international arbitration conducted under the rules of the London Maritime Arbitration Association, International Chambers of Commerce, Singapore International Arbitration Centre, Singapore Maritime Arbitration Association, German Maritime Arbitration Association, Indian Council of Arbitration, and the London Court of International Arbitration, to name a few.

We provide an efficient and commercially focused approach along with the specialist experience to understand the business needs of our clients from the shipping sector.  We are regularly approached to deliver presentations on laws and regulations in relation to shipping, maritime and yachts.  Recent events which we were invited to include seminars at “Breakfast with Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre” and the “Dubai International Superyacht Summit”.

For further information or assistance, please contact our expert shipping lawyers for professional legal advice at +971 (0)44 357 577.

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At Fichte & Co, Managing Partner Jasamin Fichte leads a team that is ‘impeccable, in all areas.’ It handles an array of high-value claims for international clients and government entities.

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Maritime Law was last modified: April 5th, 2018 by Fichte Legal