We advised OMP, a leading maritime and offshore energy institutional investor, on its acquisition of US$35m of Series G Redeemable Convertible Perpetual Preferred Shares of Tsakos Energy Navigation.
COSCO Tanker and COSCO Shipping Tanker (Dalian) Seaman and Ship Management Co., as well as four other Chinese companies, have been placed on the list of “Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons by the US Office of Foreign Assets Control. This article looks into the effects of these sanctions.
The scrapping and recycling of vessels and the IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap are “Green Shipping” topics of utmost importance for the maritime industry. Our Maritime Breakfast on Green Shipping on 29 October will examine these important issues.
Our Partner Toby Royal was recently interviewed in an article by Seatrade on the topic of the Poseidon Principles. Toby was a member of the team which provided legal oversight and drafting input for the Principles.
Shanghai-based CMBFL provides financial leasing solutions to large, medium and small businesses across China. It is a subsidiary of China Merchants Bank, the first share-holding commercial bank wholly owned by corporate legal entities in China.
Under this joint venture, ZEABORN and MPC will combine their global activities for the chartering and commercial management of 160 container and bulk carriers.
This article looks at ways in which a lease can in some respects be potentially more favourable to a creditor who is also a lessor as compared with the position of a secured lender.
Our Global Head of Maritime, Lindsey Keeble moderated a panel… Read more
How can we ensure the future success of both the maritime industry and the environment? We will be exploring this question at London International Shipping Week, the UK’s leading annual industry gathering.
Prior to joining WFW, he was an Associate at Seward & Kissel LLP in New York. Will has a decade of experience representing leading public companies in the maritime sector.