Shipping & Maritime

We here at Gurbani pride ourselves in offering a comprehensive service to in the global maritime sector. Our lawyers are specialists in the shipping and maritime industry who are able to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding in the technical, practical and legal aspects of maritime and shipping practice. Our Tan Hui Tsing has not only been legally trained with trial and arbitration experience, but has also worked in a P&I Club, thereby providing a complete and complimentary solution for shipping businesses.

Gurbani represents a full range of clients in all areas of the shipping and maritime industry, including:-

  • Shipowners
  • Operators and charterers
  • Governments and Government-owned Carriers
  • Marine Insurers and Reinsurers, including P&I insurers, FD&D associations, Hull & Machinery underwriters and War Risk insurer
  • Freight Forwarders and other shipping agents
  • Cargo Interests
  • Lending Banks
  • Other financial institutions

Gurbani is also often commissioned to investigate and report on piracy incidents and maritime casualties such as groundings, fire and missing persons.

In the field of marine insurance, we have significant experience in and do regularly advise on a wide range of insurance coverage disputes and in subrogated recovery actions. Our key areas of expertise include:-

  • Builders' risks insurance
  • Cargo insurance
  • Charterers' liability insurance
  • On and Offshore Construction insurance
  • Hull and Machinery insurance
  • Mortgagees' interest insurance
  • Loss of Hire
  • Energy