Work Area: Shipping & Maritime

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

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

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