At each transportation stage, a logistician may face cargo retention by carrier or cargo arrest by state authorities, leaving aside such traditional risks as vessel idle stay, demurrage, detention, cargo forced storage, absence of Bill of Lading etc.
What we do for you:
Holding negotiations with the container line in respect of demurrage, vessel idle stay, loss of cargo and storage costs for unclaimed cargo;
Drafting a reliable universal agreement on freight forwarding or other services in cargo transportation/handling, machinery and equipment purchase, Terms & Conditions;
Securing appeal against awards and actions of customs and other state authorities;
Drafting your own House Bill of Lading and NVOCC;
Drafting FCR individual proforma and FCR regulations;
Debt recovery from clients and damage recovery from subcontractors;
Defense of your interests at the Ukrainian and foreign courts and arbitrations (link to Litigation & Arbitration)
Cargo retention by carriers and state authorities;
Freight forwarder carrier and terminal liability insurance;
Subrogation and recourse recovery;
Loss, shortage and damage of cargo;
Temporary import, dredging, port tariffs etc.
OUR READY SOLUTIONS
Interlegal maritime and transport lawyers are active members of special international associations in transport & logistics.
Please read our articles about transport 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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