Wide range of disputes under time and voyage charterparties, concerning for example payment of hire or freight, payment of demurrage (including container demurrage), exercising liens over cargo, sailing orders, safety of ports, ship’s performance and characteristics
Disputes under contracts of affreightment and bills of lading
Bunker quality disputes with bunker suppliers and between owners and charterers Claims for damage to the ship (where losses are below hull and machinery deductible) and loss of use between owners and charterers, shippers / cargo owners, terminal operators,third parties
Disputes with agents, brokers, ship managers, stevedores, terminals or others supplying services to ships
Coverage or other disputes with marine insurers Employment claims or other disputes with crew members
Disputes with governmental or port state authorities, representation at official investigations.