Maritime and Shipping law

REMÉ is one of the leading law firms in maritime business law in Germany. The main focus of the activity is on the comprehensive representation of interests, including disputes arising from charter parties, bill of lading, statutory and contractual pledges, all kinds of accidents, especially collisions as well as oil pollution, general average, limitation funds etc. before state courts and arbitration tribunals. The firm maintains long-standing and first-class contacts with well-known large-scale shippers, underwriters, shipping companies, ship brokers and freight forwarders.

REMÉ is also active for the public sector and for various foreign countries and international organizations, including ship safety and port state control. REMÉ has, among other things, represented the first dispute (motor tanker “SAIGA”) before the International Maritime Court in Hamburg.

Marine pilot law as well as maritime labour law deserve special mention as specific areas of legal services provided. The law firm has a proven network of specialized foreign law firms, which enables a quick and uncomplicated representation of our clients in a foreign country at the highest legal level.

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