Casualty Update: “EVER GIVEN”
Our dedicated and highly experienced crisis management and Admiralty team comprises lawyers, Master Mariners and marine investigators.
Our global network of offices ensures we have a team available at all times of the day, wherever our clients are or the incident is located. We have assisted clients in many of the most prominent shipping casualties in recent years and our work on these high-profile cases has confirmed us as a market leading team.
Our global shipping team provides market-leading advice on collisions, recoveries, salvage and general average, unseaworthiness, fires and explosions, grounding, total loss, transhipment, pilotage, personal injury claims, wreck removal and deep sea recovery projects.
Advising in relation to an oil platform off the coast of India which was destroyed by a fire following a supply ship collision
Advising on all aspects of the casualty, including salvage, general average and collision liability, following the collision of a tanker with a bulk carrier
Acting for the owners, P&I Club and hull underwriters on a matter involving a major collision in the South China Sea. Immediate mobilisation was required with one of our Master Mariners travelling to the scene of the collision in Singapore in order to take evidence
"CN JUMBOS" c/w "ANTON TOPIC - advising owners, P&I and hull insurers on liability and charter issues of a bulk carrier following a collision off Thailand
Advising on the total loss of a bulk carrier and its cargo following a fire in the engine room. We have been acting for the owner to establish a limitation fund in the English courts, using a P&I Club letter of undertaking
Advising on a major casualty case involving a 64,000 GT container vessel following a serious explosion in the engine room which caused a fire that spread through the ship, causing secondary explosions from seven containers full of fireworks which ignited
Advising on the explosion within a chemical tanker after a gas injection into a void space from its cargo of naphtha caused structural damage from the fire and the death of a crewman, whilst off the coast of Lisbon
Acting for Agarwal Coal Corporation in an appeal to the High Court arising out of a challenge to the jurisdiction of an arbitration tribunal. The case constituted an important clarification of the law regarding the correct service of notices of arbitration.
Acting for Nautical Challenge subsequent to the collision of the laden VLCC "ALEXANDRA 1" and the laden container vessel "EVER SMART" and brought the case to successful completion at trial in the Admiralty Court in London, including making new important law relating to the safe navigation of...
Acting for "ALPINE ETERNITY" and Britannia P&I Club in relation to all aspects of the claims management process after the vessel collided with Iranian-owned oil rig 'SPD 13A.'
Master Mariner (Solicitor)
Registered Foreign Lawyer
Partner / Managing Director, Asia