Work Area: Shipping & Maritime

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

Colombia’s Aguadulce port JV eyes Pacific trade

The Singapore office of Clifford Chance LLP and Colombia’s Gómez-Pinzón Zuleta Abogados have helped Singaporean port operator PSA International form a joint venture with Philippine port manager International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) to construct the container terminal and ancillary facilities for the Aguadulce port located in the Colombian state of Buenaventura.

09 October 2013

Delmar Ugarte, Rebaza Alcázar, Rubio Leguía and Clifford Chance in Peru port loan

Dutch port operator APM Terminals has retained regular counsel Delmar Ugarte Abogados to obtain a US$217 million loan from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to fund the expansion of the north terminal of Peru’s Callao Port.

08 October 2013

Honduran port obtains US$624 million investment

Aguilar Castillo Love (Honduras) has helped Philippine port company Container Terminal Services win a public-private partnership bid launched by the Honduran government to construct and operate a container terminal in Puerto Cortés, Honduras’ main seaport.

26 March 2013

BLP helps Globalvía up stake in Costa Rican highway

BLP Abogados has helped Spanish infrastructure fund Globalvía buy out Sacyr Concesiones from a toll road concession in Costa Rica.

14 March 2013

Vallarino Vallarino helps container terminal concessionaire extend contract

Panamanian firm Vallarino, Vallarino & García-Maritano has helped Manzanillo International Terminal (MIT) extend its concession contract to operate a container terminal in Panama by 20 years, with a commitment to invest a further US$270 million in what is the largest container port in the Caribbean.

13 March 2013

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