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;
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:
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.
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