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Ports and Terminals

Interlegal is always engaged in cooperation with foreign investors. For over 10 years we have been cooperating with MTBS, the leading European consultant in port industry. For that period, we have rendered services to port operators, public and private terminals, international consortiums, dredging and engineering companies. Our lawyers know very well specifications of each Ukrainian sea terminal and most of the Black Sea terminals.

 

What we do for you:

  • Opening account and registration of non-resident company or holding structure at any offshore/onshore jurisdiction or in Ukraine (link to Corporate);

  • Support of private cargo terminal and logistic complex design and construction: greenfield, lease, concession, joint venture;

  • Drafting handling contracts, Terms and Conditions, port codes of customs, port regulations, other draft contracts;

  • Due diligence: legal, commercial, technical, marketing and environmental

  • Assistance in machinery and equipment purchase, temporary import;

  • Structuring investment project and attracting foreign financing;

  • Market analysis and technical research;

  • Choosing the most suitable form of public-private partnership;

  • Drafting feasibility studies, investment plans, tender documentation, port code of customs and port regulations;

  • Consulting upon the following issues:

    • Transport lands and water fund lands;
    • Freight forwarder and terminal liability;
    • Cargo storage & risks;
    • Cargo insurance; freight forwarder carrier and terminal liability insurance;
    • Vessel and cargo detention in the Black Sea ports and terminals.

Interlegal lawyers are active members of special international associations in sea port industry.

Please read our articles about sea port practice. We have them written for many years – probably you will find below answers to the issues of concern for your business. Otherwise, you may contact our experts for assistance in your business.

 

 

  • Law of Ukraine on Concessions: Pros and Contras before Voting08.04.19 08.04.19

    In April 2018 Verkhovna Rada (the Parliament) voted for the bill adoption in the first reading. There were only 4 contra votes against the firm 240 pro. The bill was strongly supported by the two major business associations ACC and EBA.more
  • Sanctions of Black Sea Region countries28.02.19 28.02.19

    Detailed guide on the sanctions at the Black Sea Region. Black Sea Region (Ukraine, Turkey, Bulgaria, Romania, Russia, Georgia) plays a crucial role for Europe: main routes connecting from west to east and from north to south cross it.more
  • How to buy floating dock at the state without loss?11.01.18 11.01.18

    The Client, large South African holding company, set a unique task for Interlegal: legal support of the multimillion deal upon sale & purchase of a floating dock to be constructed at the state shipyard.more
  • PROHIBITED Import/Export06.09.18 06.09.18

    In this article, we will speak about the most recent ones, and try to give an answer to the question how legal their affairs at the Ukrainian ports are, and what consequences «care about the Black Sea ecology» may cause for shipping parties.more
  • Set on the right path31.08.18 31.08.18

    Legal expert explains why Ukraine is emerging as a ‘hidden gem’ for international port investorsmore
  • A step in the right direction27.08.18 27.08.18

    The new legislation on port concessions is aimed at attracting big time concessionaires to settle in Ukrainian ports.more
  • EUROPE’S HOTSPOT FOR PORT INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT03.05.18 03.05.18

    Until recently, investing in Ukrainian port infrastructure was considered quite risky, due to an outdated regulatory framework which reflected the Soviet model of the functioning of ports.more
  • Law on Privatization: what about sea ports?02.02.18 02.02.18

    On January 18, 2018, the Supreme Council of Ukraine adopted the Law of Ukraine “On state and public property privatization”. Which changes will sea ports and port terminals face?more
  • Port dues in the framework of court proceedings28.12.17 28.12.17

    Port dues differ in various countries and even in various ports of the same country, mainly for historical reasons. Port dues nature and amount depends mainly on certain demands of countries, regions, cities and ports themselves.more
  • How much does the port service market cost? Calculation attempt No. 118.10.17 18.10.17

    The Ukrainian sea port service market for a long time existed as state-owned monopoly with state-owned enterprises prevailing, since port privatization either did not occur or was too restricted (as compared to many other economic sectors). First elements of market economy were private agencies, freight forwarding or stevedoring companies established in early 1990s.more

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