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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.

Concession Pilot Project Public Stevedoring Companies Olvia and Kherson Concession Pilot Project: how it came, how it did and what is now.

 

What we do for you:

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

  • 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.

 

 

  • Opportunities in the Ukraine10.07.19 10.07.19

    New President Volodymyr Zelenskyi and his team have an opportunity to reset the climate for investing in the country’s ports, say leading local expertsmore
  • Public Stevedoring Companies Olvia and Kherson Concession Pilot Project: how it came, how it did and what is now27.01.19 27.01.19

    The very idea of the project came during the office of Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Andrii Pyvovarskyi back in 2016 and surfaced rather solid in early 2018 under the new Minister’s, namely Volodymyr Omelian, leadership with support on the part of Ministry of Economic Development and Trade (MEDT) and the Cabinet of Ministers.more
  • Endgame or a Path to Possibilities?24.05.19 24.05.19

    Ukrainian port industry is growing rapidly and the upcoming vote for concession legislation should only confirm this trend.more
  • 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

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