Shipping Law can fall into a number of categories from disputes about damage to cargo, to charter party disputes, bill of lading and contractual issues. Our lawyers are well trained and skilled in dealing with any concern that might arise and in advising for any new updates and developments in legislation.
Especially in Cyprus an island with many shipping companies both offshore and local shipping lawyers are always in demand and play a central role in their clients’ businesses. From the very beginning of the construction of a ship a lawyer will be needed to deal with any contract and finance dealings moving to the actual function of the ship including trading disputes, charter party contracts, sale and purchase of a vessel.
Shipping law is divided into two categories, wet shipping and dry shipping. Wet shipping refers to casualties such as when a ship has collided with another vessel or when a ship has sunk. Dry shipping refers to disputes about damage to cargo, charter party disputes, bill of lading and contractual issues.