Shipping is a core area of practice for the firm both in the field of “dry” shipping work and “wet” shipping work. “Dry” shipping work includes advising and acting as advocates in relation to disputes concerning contracts of affreightment, cargo claims, claims under marine insurance policies, arrest of ships and judicial sales. The firm also has considerable experience in “wet” shipping work, in particular salvage and collision actions. The firm represented the P&I insurers of a vessel which was involved in the largest marine collision in Bangladesh involving twenty ships.
We handle a wide range of shipping matters for both domestic and international clients. We have acted for shipowners, charterers and cargo interests together with their insurers. We have also represented freight forwarders, trade associations and other providers of maritime services. We have handled a variety of cargo disputes involving diverse items, such as bulk oil, grain and containerised goods.
Legal 500, 2008 Edition (http://www.legal500.com) “Dr. Kamal Hossain & Associates has plenty of experience in the shipping field, and the firm is frequently engaged by foreign firms such as Eversheds LLP and Rajah & Tann to handle various admiralty disputes”.