Advising Salvors in the wreck removal tender and contract drafting following the capsize of a car carrier in the United States.
Acting for Owners and P&I Insurers following a fire and explosion on board a combined chemical and oil tanker off Hong Kong.
Acting for Owners and P&I Insurers in relation to damage caused to an oil terminal jetty in Panama, resulting in the arrest of the vessel and a claim in excess of USD100m being advanced by the terminal owners. Our role was to investigate the casualty, advise on liabilities, advise on limitation, deal with security and supervise local lawyers.
Acting for Owners and Insurers of a bunker tanker that was struck by another vessel at SIngapore anchorage. We dealt with the casualty investigation and security aspects, subsequently successfully pursuing a recovery against the other vessel.
Fully loaded Panamax bulk carrier grounding in China, with a cargo of coal. LOF SCOPIC signed with an ISU Salvor following which there was a material change and new contracts were promptly put in place. C Solutions were involved from inception through to wreck removal contract bids for Owners and Insurers.
Handy size products tanker involved in jetty damage incident and subsequent litigation including limitation of liability, on behalf of Owners and FFO Insurers, who avoided detention of the ship by timely provision of security prior to constitution of a limitation fund.
Collision case for Owners and Insurers in a fishing vessel incident in the China Sea, including on board attendance to ascertain the facts and to preserve evidence, negotiations as to security and jurisdiction and conduct of the matter thereafter.
Salvage claim at common law arising from a grounding in a South Pacific location, including security and jurisdiction aspects, investigation of the facts and commercial settlement of the claim arising.
LOF Salvage case in China, involving a foreign flag container ship and cargo. Advising and assisting.
Chemical tanker cargo contamination case involving high value cargo and dealing with the defence of resultant cargo claims for Owners and P&I.
Piracy incident in Sulu Sea, including BMP compliance aspects and factual investigation, together with other aspects of the matter.
High Court case management in respect of a significant collision case resulting in the total loss of one of the ships.
Grounding in Japan, dealing with total Loss, wreck removal and pollution.
Salvage of gas carrier under LOF for Owners and Underwriters, dealing with allegations of breach of LOF, conversion of cargo, Article 13 and SCOPIC.
Grounding in Iceland, handling common law salvage and cargo claims for Owners.
Grounding in Norway dealing with wreck removal and, recovery of Local Authority claims and limitation of liability for Owners Underwriters.
LOF Salvage –cases in Mexico, Argentina, Uruguay, Israel, Mississippi, and mid-Atlantic.
Wreck removal contract negotiations in Japan, Brazil, Galapagos, Germany, Germany, Chile and Malaysia.
Jetty damage in France including limitation of liability.
Salvage in West Africa, negotiating LOF salvage contract capped at daily rates, negotiating temporary repair contract with salvors outside the LOF, dealing with the Special Casualty Representative and negotiating terms with other contractors
Explosion and fire on chemical tanker, advising Owners and Underwriters following explosion and fire on a chemical carrier loading methanol, resulting in LOF/SCOPIC and CTL of vessel, multiple loss of life and extensive cargo damage
Collision and wreck removal in Japan, acting for Owners and their Club, collecting evidence onsite including AIS data, negotiating wreck removal contract and handling complex jurisdictional negotiations
LNG tanker towage, vetting and amending towage contract on behalf of Owners, Club and H&M Underwriters to include reinforced no salvage provisions being relied upon to defend a subsequent US$10 million salvage claim
Bulker grounding, negotiating amended LOF with reduced SCOPIC rates, dealing with subsequent legal and sanctions issues
Dock damage, numerous dock damage claims involving evidence collection, negotiating scope of repairs and damages and dealing with security, including onsite negotiations in difficult jurisdictions