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DORNIM has a specialist Maritime practice within which we provide our clients with the right legal advice and structures, whatever the vessel type. Our advice spans over a broad range of vessels including tugboats, FPSOs, LNG carriers, drill ships, rigs, tankers, ship conversions and VLCCs.
Our Maritime practice provides the following legal services:

  • Advice on Ship finance and lease; Ship sales and purchase; Ship Mortgage; and Ship arrest and release.
  • Advice on transactions relating to Charter parties, Bills of Lading, Vessel Registration, Safety, Crewing, documentation requirements, Maritime insurance and reinsurance
  • Establishment of Corporate structures for ship ownership, shipping business  and Port and Logistics business
  • Advisory services on participation in cabotage trade in Nigeria under the Coastal and Inland Shipping (Cabotage) Act.