A support of clients related to marine business traditionally occupies a significant place in the practice of our firm. An advantageous feature of the Odessa region is that of the 18 Ukrainian ports the Odessa region boasts of three largest ports – Odessa, Yuzhny and Chernomorsk – located at a distance of 20 km from each other.
The long-term support of the activities of various enterprises operating in the ports of Ukraine (Odessa, Yuzhny, Chernomorsk, Nikolaev, Izmail, Reni, etc.), allows us to provide customers with a full range of legal support services for transport enterprises, marine terminals, freight forwarders, brokerage services, ship agency services, ship repair facilities, as well as other business entities associated with the port infrastructure.
Due to the extensive client base represented by the enterprises of the marine business of various specialties our experience in this area is not limited to the current support of the activities of sea terminals (easements and rent of port infrastructure facilities, joint activities in seaports, construction and modernization of port infrastructure facilities, hydraulic structures, dredging etc.). We supported multimillion investment projects for the construction of port infrastructure facilities, lease agreements on integral property complexes and privatization; we took part in designing, constructing and launching of several transshipment complexes and sea terminals.
Special attention in the practice of the firm is given to the drawing up of relationships and settlement of disputes related to the carriage of goods by rail, road and sea, including full legal support for freight forwarding and customs clearance.