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The Curtis Shipping and Maritime group combines our thorough knowledge of the shipping industry and international and domestic marine and commercial laws with expertise in energy, capital markets, restructuring and insolvency, infrastructure and commodities to provide clients with creative solutions to current and emerging issues in shipping, as well as the full scope of traditional maritime matters. The group advises a broad array of privately and publicly held companies and state entities involved in all shipping-related activities, including vessel owners, charterers, port developers and operators, commodities traders, shipyards and financial institutions.

The range of services provided by the group includes:

    • Corporate, capital markets and financial transactions, utilizing all contemporary and traditional corporate and asset financing vehicles

    • Infrastructure and port development projects

    • International commodities and commercial contracts

    • Restructuring and insolvency

    • Insurance, general average and coverage

    • Crisis management

    • Maritime litigation and arbitration, including Rule B attachments and defense

    • Shipbuilding contracts and disputes

    • Logistics

    • Environmental issues

    • Drafting bills of lading, specialized charters, ship sales and agency agreements

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