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Our service portfolio naturally also includes advice on all the typical maritime contracts and terms and conditions. We regularly advise clients on the drafting and review of

  • Charter parties (C/P)
  • Bills of lading (B/L)
  • Sea waybills
  • Pool agreements
  • Ship management contracts

Disputes – help you can rely on

We represent shipping companies and P&I clubs, as well as cargo interests and their insurers, in disputes relating to damage to all kinds of cargo. We also advise and represent our clients in charter party disputes across all sectors (bulk, container, tanker, LNG), mostly in the form of arbitration proceedings.

Contract disputes typically involve:

  • Cargo claims
  • Demurrage and freight disputes
  • Safe berth/safe port
  • Cancellation claims
  • Bunker disputes
  • Enforcement and arrest

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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...