We are delighted to have assisted our client Berenberg on an important acquisition that represents another great opportunity for conservative institutional investors to participate in a ship mortgage backed loan portfolio.
Other tranches of the loan will be used to renew its ferry fleet operating between Hamburg and Heligoland (including a newbuild vessel for 2018) and to expand its business in the US northwest.
New York Finance Partner John Benson and Corporate Partner Steven Hollander have been admitted as attorneys to practice law in the Republic of the Marshall Islands.
We are pleased to announce that Mario D’Ovidio has joined the firm’s Banking & Finance practice in Milan as a Partner.
In an eagerly awaited decision the Supreme Court has ruled that a shipowner’s benefit from selling its vessel, following a time charterer’s repudiatory breach, was not to be taken into account when assessing the shipowner’s damages.
The Commercial Court has returned to the subject of shipbuilding contract warranty clauses and issued further guidance as to the proper interpretation of exclusions of consequential losses in that context.
WFW is delighted to announce that two deals the firm advised on have been named in. . .
On 5 June 2017, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Bahrain severed diplomatic ties with Qatar over allegations it is sponsoring terrorism. The ban has many implications, but what are the immediate effects on shipping?
Leading maritime industry publication Marine Money has re-confirmed Watson Farley & Williams’ (“WFW”) position as the. . .
The Supreme Court has upheld a Court of Appeal judgment confirming that there had not been a breach of a safe port warranty.