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Maritime Law

Maritime Law

Hermon’s Maritime Practice Division attends to a wide range of clients’ needs in the Maritime sector. We provide technical guidance in the preparation of financing-facility documentation and act as solicitors for ship sale and purchase transactions. We have deep knowledge and mastery of Nigeria’s cabotage regime and also advise on various aspects including registrations, waivers, licenses, restricted trades, and joint ventures. We consult government and non-governmental bodies on a diverse range of shipping and related commercial areas.

We have acted as Solicitors to a client for the acquisition of a Jetty and have assisted in conducting due diligence as well as obtaining safety certifications from Nigerian Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), and other relevant agencies.

Our expertise includes:

  • Maritime Advisory

  • Admiralty Claims

  • Cargo Representation

  • Marine Insurance

  • Marine Environment

  • Carriage of Goods by Sea

  • International Trade, Ports, and Terminals.

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