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Comprehensive marine insurance is essential when operating and financing ships and carrying goods by sea. We support insurers, agents and policy holders in drafting the relevant contracts and in insurance disputes.

We also act on behalf of insurers, brokers and policy holders in matters relating to coverage, liability or claims for damages. We represent them in proceedings before courts or in arbitration proceedings and also deal with maritime fraud cases.

We are familiar with the standard insurance industry terms and conditions

We are very familiar with all standard terms and conditions used by the industry, including not only the customary German standard conditions (e.g. ADS, DTV) but also the English insurance conditions that are often relevant, plus the Norwegian Plan, for example.

We advise our clients on the following types of insurance, among others:

  • Protection and indemnity (P&I)
  • Hull and machinery
  • Loss of hire
  • Increased value
  • Cargo
  • Builders’ risks
  • Environmental liability

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15/04/2021
CMS Mari­time Over­view
Against the back­drop of an in­cred­ibly chal­len­ging year for the glob­al mari­time in­dustry this pub­lic­a­tion from our CMS Ship­ping team ex­am­ines a num­ber of key as­pects of the ship­ping in­dustry pushed in­to...
01/02/2017
AD­Sp 2017 - Ger­man Freight For­ward­ers’ Stand­ard Terms and Con­di­tions
The pub­lic­a­tion "Ger­man Freight For­ward­ers’ Stand­ard Terms and Con­di­tions" is cur­rently re­worked and will afresh be avail­able soon.
30/04/2013
Ger­man Mari­time Law Re­form
Prac­tic­al in­tro­duc­tion and guidelines on the new law with syn­op­sis of new / old and old / new la­wOn 13 Decem­ber 2012, after more than eight years in the mak­ing, the Ger­man Fed­er­al Par­lia­ment ad­op­ted...
19/11/2010
CMS Hasche Sigle part­ner ap­poin­ted chair­man of Ger­man Mari­time Ar­bit­ra­tion...
Ber­lin – Jan Wölp­er, part­ner at CMS Hasche Sigle, is the new chair­man of the Ger­man Mari­time Ar­bit­ra­tion As­so­ci­ation. The GMAA is the most prom­in­ent Ger­man as­so­ci­ation of ar­bit­rat­ors for set­tling mari­time...