Maritime have continued to play very critical roles to national development and will require legal support services as there are diverse issues affecting the industry; safety, crewing, documentation requirements, insurance, reinsurance, ship finance, carriage of passengers and goods by sea and limitation of ship-owners’ liability.
Edward & William provide efficient legal and advisory services to support the above listed areas and other regulatory and policy related issues in the shipping and maritime industry. We have Vast experience in charter parties, cargo, collision, demurrage and damages for detention, sale and purchase of vessels, ownership of vessels, ship arrest and releases and, negotiated settlement of claims and we service ship owners, charterers, operators of ships and other offshore and ports assets and their operators.
Our shipping and maritime lawyers are current in all maritime issues and have undergone several training in maritime, admiralty and shipping law; Cargo damage, Salvage claims, Pollution incidents, Maritime Incidents and inquiries, Ship Arrests, Vessel Agency, Purchase, sale and registration of vessels within Nigeria and in other maritime jurisdictions, Towage contracts, Marine insurance claims, Negotiations between ship owning and management companies, Joint venture agreements, Charter party agreements, bills of lading, Contracts for the sale and purchase of commodities. Our team provides advisory services in all aspects of maritime sector infrastructure development, including: Maritime sector strategic planning, Port privatization strategies, Port productivity improvement, Legal, regulatory and policy framework development and Marine environment assessments and protection advisories.