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Shipping — Bangladesh


Orr, Dignam & Co - Corporate & Finance Department

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Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for A distinguished shipping department advising on the full range of maritime matters. Noted in particular for its expertise in maritime litigation.

Strengths Sources point to the firm's in-depth knowledge of shipping matters as one of its key strengths, with one client stating: "They understand shipping very well and have cases in the highest courts of Bangladesh. There is no question of their competency," adding: "They are a very honest law firm and we are very comfortable working with them."

Another interviewee asserts: "They are experienced in the shipping sector, especially in handling litigations."

Notable practitioners

Muhammad Hafizullah is a key contact for clients.

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Rahman's Chambers - Corporate & Finance Department

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Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Specialist shipping practice covering the full scope of maritime issues including ship arrests, marine insurance, bills of lading and admiralty. Also handles shipbuilding matters. Offers further capabilities in international trade and commercial litigation.

Strengths Interviewees are pleased with the team's ability to engage the client throughout the process, with one client explaining: "Their response times are excellent and they make you feel generally very well informed."

Work highlights Acted for the London P&I Club on securing the release of a ship that was under arrest after a collision at Chittagong port.

Assisted the First Engineering Bureau of Henan Water Conservancy with setting up a branch office in Bangladesh.

Notable practitioners

Mohammed Forrukh Rahman is a key contact for clients.

About the Team (content provided by Rahman's Chambers)

Rahman’s Chambers is one of the leading law firms in the area of Admiralty and Maritime. The Firm for nearly a decade has been successfully handling claims for both local and foreign clients. Our ranked Corporate & Finance (Shipping) Department comprising three practice areas has long experience of dealing with almost every kind of contentious & non-contentious matters, such as:


1. ADMIRALTY

Bunker’s Claim: We successfully recovered dues for Marodi Services SAS, Italy & Ocean Energy Ltd., Monaco. We are also representing Integr8 Fuels Inc., Felda IFFCO Group of Companies, etc.

Bank’s Mortgage/Charge claim: We assisted Hon’ble court in securing a landmark order on court jurisdiction which was reported in the DLR. We represent First Security Islami Bank Ltd., Maybank, etc. in bank related claims.

Co-ownership Disputes: We have successfully represented client over co-ownership disputes involving possession and earning from vessels.

Collision Disputes: We represented Sea Satin Oceanway S.A., Greece, Momentum International Trading Inc., LiberiaAtrium Maritime S.A., etc.

Claim for loss/Damage of Cargo: Represented cargo owner, Seramontt Ltd., UK in recovering dues against carrier/ship owner.


2. MARINE INSURANCE


Represented the London P & I ClubUK P & I Club, etc. in relation to several collision claims.


3. SHIPBUILDING & SHIPBREAKING


Represented Hyldebrand Singapore Pte. LtdKomrowski Maritim GMBHErnst Komrowski Holding KG (GmbH & Co), etc. in several ship breaking disputes.

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