Work Area: Shipping & Maritime

Benites Forno steers winning Pisco port concession

Benites, Forno & Ugaz Abogados has helped a Brazilian-Spanish consortium win a concession to develop Peru’s San Martín port in Pisco, a city south of Lima.

22 May 2014

Chile’s CSAV completes merger with German shipper

Linklaters in London and Chile’s Claro & Cía have advised container shipping company Compañia Sudamericana de Vapores (CSAV) in its merger with German shipper Hapag-Lloyd, ahead of an IPO scheduled for next year.

15 May 2014

DOTY final shortlist published

Featured in 8th Annual Awards

05 March 2014

ICJ draws Peru-Chile maritime boundary

The International Court of Justice has fixed a new maritime boundary between Peru and Chile, concluding a six-year case that saw the involvement of several well-known names from the international arbitration community.

29 January 2014

Seven firms announce partner promotions

Firms in Mexico, Peru, Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay have promoted new partners.

09 January 2014

Pacheco Coto adds maritime team

Pacheco Coto has welcomed a new partner to the firm to build a new maritime and aeronautical law practice, months after the Costa Rican firm expanded into Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua.

28 November 2013

Rodrigo Elías nets counsel for new fishing practice

Peru’s Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados has recruited the president of the country’s National Fishing Association to joins the firm as counsel in its new fishing law practice group.

27 November 2013

Japanese consortium enters Brazilian shipbuilding

TozziniFreire Advogados has helped a Japanese consortium of companies led by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries pay US$278 million for a 30 per cent stake in Brazilian shipbuilder and Petrobras affiliate ECOVIX.

07 November 2013

Nine firms in Colombian port loan

Brigard & Urrutia Abogados and Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP have advised Brazil’s Itaú BBA in the US$370 million financing of Puerto Bahía, a new port terminal in Cartagena Bay, Colombia.

22 October 2013

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15 October 2013

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