Work Area: Shipping & Maritime

Veirano and Machado Meyer in Prumo share issuance

Veirano Advogados has helped Brazilian port management company Prumo Logística issue new shares worth up to US$257 million.

27 November 2014

DLA merges with Mexican firm as former partners head for Baker

As its former Mexico City team heads to Baker & McKenzie, DLA Piper has announced it has merged with Mexican firm Gallastegui y Lozano, giving it a new partnership of seven.

29 October 2014

Von Wobeser helps extend port contract, settles dispute

Mexico’s Von Wobeser y Sierra SC has helped marine terminal operator Comercializadora La Junta extend its concession to operate in a Pacific Ocean port after settling a two-year-long arbitration with Manzanillo port authority.

20 October 2014

Sete secures loan for pre-salt drill rigs

Souza, Cescon, Barrieu e Flesch - Advogados has helped oil rig contractor Sete Brasil secure a US$250 million loan for the construction of pre-salt drill rigs.

06 October 2014

Norwegian Cruise Line buys Panama-flagged Prestige for US$3 billion

Norwegian Cruise Line has received counsel from Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in New York, Washington, DC and Dallas and Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York for its US$3 billion acquisition of the Panamanian-flagged Prestige Cruises International.

06 October 2014

Rio arbitral panel hears Venezuelan frigates claim

A tribunal in Rio de Janeiro is hearing a US$450 million dispute between a US shipbuilder and Venezuela’s ministry of defence, more than a decade after the claim was filed.

02 October 2014

Ferrere helps Uruguayan construction companies merge

Conimex and Traxpalco, two of the companies behind Uruguay’s north-south Ruta 5 motorway, have merged after three years of tax and legal negotiations with help from Ferrere.

19 August 2014

SAAM-Boskalis JV creates LatAm’s largest tug business

The New York office of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP has helped SAAM, a Chilean maritime logistics company, merge with a Dutch counterpart to create Latin America’s largest tug business.

04 August 2014

A slow awakening

Slowly but surely the UK legal market is waking up to Latin America. Rosie Cresswell reports

06 June 2014

Project finance

Latin Lawyer takes a look at the winner of the project finance category, the financing of Odebrecht's Chaglla hydroelectric plant in Peru, and the two runners up: two financing deals for Brazil's Guarulhos airport and Puerto Bahia port in Colombia.

06 June 2014

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