Shipping & Admiralty

Shipping & Admiralty

Our Partners in the Shipping & Admiralty Practice

JTJB’s Shipping & Admiralty Practice Group is one of the most experienced shipping practices in Asia, and is a key area of practice at our firm. Our lawyers are experienced in managing and assisting in complex high-profile transactions in wet and dry shipping. The range of work handled by our team includes the following:

  • Trade finance and cargo disputes
  • Charterparties and bills of lading disputes
  • Marine casualties, salvage and towage
  • Shipbuilding, conversion and repair
  • Marine insurance
  • Corporate, ship finance and enforcement of mortgage
  • Ship sale and purchase
  • Disputes relating to oil shipment and trading

We have extensive experience in admiralty proceedings, including arresting and releasing of vessels, constituting limitation funds for collision matters, including but not limited to personal injury matters. We regularly conduct domestic and international arbitrations under the various bodies such as SCMA, LMAA, KLRCA and HKIAC on maritime related matters. We are constantly regarded as one of the top maritime law firms in Singapore and a dominant player in this specialised industry.

The trusted shipping specialist

We are privileged to be listed as correspondents for several members of the International Group of P&I Clubs and other major insurers in the maritime industry. We also continue to be retained by shipyards and major players in the oil & gas industry. Our clients include P & I Clubs, H & M underwriters, shipowners, charterers, shipyards, brokers, shipmanagers, ship agents, other insurers and various cargo interests. Our firm takes particular pride in the fact that many of our clients have supported us over many years, and indeed they have become our longstanding partners in the maritime industry.

Anytime, anywhere 

We recognise that shipping is a global business and we have established a key network of law firms in various major ports, to support our clients’ needs.

As part of our services, we also have a dedicated emergency response team to attend to major casualties. We are available and ready to assist 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.