Work Area: Shipping & Maritime

Swiss energy company lands Petrobras oil drilling contracts

Campos Mello Advogados has helped Swiss oil platform operator Ocean Rig lease two drilling vessels to Petrobras in a deal worth US$240 million.

04 April 2019

Beccar Varela and Pérez Alati star in Argentine port loan

Beccar Varela has helped consortium Gestión del Puerto de Quequén obtain a US$32 million syndicated loan, which it will use to make Quequén, south of Buenos Aires, Argentina’s deepest port.

22 March 2019

Demarest and Azevedo Sette steer shipping M&A

Demarest Advogados has helped US maritime freight company Mid-Ship acquire Belo Horizonte-based counterpart Overseas Logística.

19 March 2019

Allen & Overy, Norton Rose, TozziniFreire and Mattos Filho steer IDB port refinance

Norton Rose Fulbright and TozziniFreire Advogados in São Paulo have helped a port in the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina obtain 450 million reais (US$117 million) through an IDB loan and a debenture issuance.

15 March 2019

Morgan & Morgan consolidates corporate, banking and maritime practices

Panamanian firm Morgan & Morgan has promoted multiple lawyers for a second consecutive year, taking its partner count to 39.

16 January 2019

Morgan & Morgan partner re-elected maritime law association chair

Morgan & Morgan partner Francisco Linares, 48, has been re-elected chair of the influential Panamanian Maritime Law Association (Apademar).

17 May 2018

Rio arbitration panel rules against Venezuela

A US shipbuilder has won nearly US$129 million in a Rio de Janeiro-seated arbitration with Venezuela’s defence ministry over the repair and upgrade of naval frigates, a dispute that began over 15 years ago.

07 March 2018

Sustainable fishing group hires Holland & Knight in Mexico

Holland & Knight (Mexico) has helped a group of Mexican tuna fishing companies acquire a sustainability certification for 36 of their vessels operating in the Tropical Eastern Pacific ocean.

14 August 2017

Tinoco Travieso signs alliance with Girán Abogados

Venezuela's Tinoco Travieso Planchart & Núñez has entered a strategic alliance with local labour and maritime firm Girán Abogados & Asociados.

25 July 2017

Clyde & Co opens in Mexico

UK firm Clyde & Co LLP has expanded its footprint in Latin America by merging with Garza Tello & Asociados, a Mexican law firm specialised in maritime, insurance and energy law.

11 May 2017

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