Drawing on a series of in-depth interviews and a global survey of 545 senior industry leaders, our report examines the shipping world’s views on sustainability and governance and what actions it is taking as result.
WFW advises Macquarie Bank on first of its kind shipping loan/lease securitisation for Fleetscape15 February 2021
Securitisation principles and certain structuring efficiencies were utilised to enable Fleetscape to offer sale-and-leaseback or unitranche financing on highly competitive terms.
Well-known maritime disputes expert Mike Phillips has joined the firm as a Partner in London. He moves from Stephenson Harwood, where he has been a partner for 12 years.
Over a series of eight 60-minute webinars, our WFW partners from across Europe, Asia, the Middle East and USA, were joined by guest speakers from the leading global banks, financial advisors and private equity firms, where they discussed a wide range of topics pertinent to the transport industry.
This article discusses new guidelines for the enforcement of obligations relating to the IHM requirement of the EU Ship Recycling Regulation for vessels operating in EU waters following concerns that the impact of Covid-19 will mean that many shipowners will not be able to comply by the 31 December 2020 deadline.
This webinar will look at “Workouts, Restructuring and Enforcement: Key Considerations” and “Leasing”.
WFW Athens Head George Paleokrassas named Global Maritime Sector Co-Head alongside Lindsey Keeble1 September 2020
George is universally recognised as one of the leading lawyers in the maritime sector both in Greece and internationally and has decades of experience advising many of the world’s leading shipping lenders and shipowners.
Dispute resolution expert Marcus Dodds has joined the firm as a Partner in London. He was previously a Partner at Reed Smith, where he was Co-Head of the LNG and offshore groups.
In this article we discuss the recent case of Begum (on behalf of Mollah) v Maran (UK) Limited and the potential implications for the entire industry regarding ongoing liability in relation to ship recycling.
Partners Lindsey Keeble and David Osborne, and George Macheras have written two expert analyses for prestigious shipping magazine Marine Money’s Q2 2020 edition.