Fichte & Co Legal marks its presence at the Saudi Maritime Congress 2022

Fichte & Co Legal marks its presence at the Saudi Maritime Congress 2022   Jasmin Fichte moderated the ‘Ports in Focus: Enabling trade, enhancing port standards and embracing technology’ session  Dammam, Saudi Arabia – 29…

Dissolution of EMAC and its effects on the business community

On September 14 2021, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, issued Decree No. 34 of 2021 (“Decree”) regarding the Dubai International Arbitration…

Is it going to be the end of abandoned vessels in UAE waters?

Recently, we have witnessed the massive development in the UAE maritime industry; the UAE has acceded to two major international conventions, namely the 1996 Protocol on Limitation of Liability ("LLMC") and the 2001 International Convention…

8 Things to know about the International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage in the UAE

The UAE recently approved the accession to the International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage, 2001 (the 'Bunker Convention'), which has entered into force in the territory of the UAE on 23rd…

Fichte & Co Partners are now appointed as Special Agents of the Liberian Maritime Authority

Fichte & Co, a leading UAE based lawfirm, is delighted to announce that Jasmin Fichte, its Managing Partner, and Alessandro Tricoli, its Partner and Head of Shipping Department, have been appointed as Special Agents of the…

Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims (LLMC) Convention and Applicability in the UAE: 10 Things to Know

Introduction The UAE has recently ratified the 1996 Protocol to the 1976 Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims (LLMC) and this protocol will enter into force on the 23rd of May 2021. What…

Dubai Court Dismisses Oligarch’s $115 Million Damages Claim Against Ex-wife

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A Russian oligarch's claim for $115 million in damages against his former wife, after a superyacht was impounded in Dubai as part of a costly divorce battle, has been dismissed by the emirate's highest court.…

Fujairah Opens for Crew Changes

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Travel restrictions and border closure imposed by governments around the world due to the Coronavirus outbreak, have caused significant hurdles to crew changes and left many seafarers stranded onboard ships or unable to join ships.…

FICHTE WEBINAR: COVID-19 and Shipping Industry

Free Live Webinar The COVID-19 outbreak has been affecting supply chains worldwide and significantly impacting global trade. The shipping industry, being the backbone of global trade, has been severely disrupted. Our recent webinar focused on…

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