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Shipping, Transport & Logistics

Moving oceans together

Omnes dedicated and highly experienced Shipping, Transport & Logistics team represents ship-owners, management companies, charterers, cargo interests, carriers and freight forwarders, aviation and logistic companies, P&I Clubs and insurance companies, brokers, yards, marinas and environmental protection companies.

Our active involvement in complex maritime, aviation and transport cases ensures our pragmatic, straightforward and business-oriented legal solutions to best serve your interests.

Our legal services include:

Shipping & Yachting:

  • Sale and purchase agreements
  • Shipbuilding and ship repair contracts
  • Flag registration and re-flagging
  • Loan facility agreements and security instruments
  • Mortgage and encumbrances registration, enforcement and release
  • Financing, re-financing and sale & lease back
  • Charterparties and bills of lading
  • Insurance and re-insurance contracts
  • P&I, H&M and FD&D claims
  • Off-hire claims
  • Scrubber claims
  • Collision, allision and grounding claims
  • Towage, salvage and general average
  • Maritime casualties, personal injuries and loss of life at sea
  • Environmental claims
  • Trade sanctions
  • Piracy attacks, armed robbery and war risks at sea
  • Master’s and seafarers’ claims
  • Ship arrests and interim relief proceedings
  • Management of ports and marinas
  • Company establishment and incorporation of Special Purpose Vehicles (‘SPVs’) for ship acquisition
  • Establishment of branch offices of foreign companies in Greece for ship management, shipbroking and insurance brokerage services (Greek Law 27/1975)
  • Litigation and dispute resolution

Transport & Logistics:

  • Unimodal and intermodal carriage of goods contracts
  • Bills of lading and sea, air, road and rail waybills
  • Cargo claims (lost, delayed or damaged goods carried by sea, air, road and/or rail)
  • Passenger claims
  • Carriage of hazardous-noxious materials and perishable goods
  • Liability of carriers, sub-carriers and freight-forwarders
  • Limitation of liability
  • Product liability
  • Insurance and re-insurance coverage issues
  • Aircraft lease and sub-lease agreements
  • Litigation and dispute resolution