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Russian Federation

8 (800) 250-00-13

Saint-Petersburg

+7 (812) 603-48-63

Address:

Ploshad Morskoy Slavy, 1, office 5059, St. Petersburg, Russia, 199106

Maritime agency

Maritime agent is a person that performs legal and other types of actions as per instruction and at expense of the shipowner in his own name or in the name of the shipowner, for reward and in certain marine port or territory. Functions of maritime agent normally include performance of various formalities in relation to vessel’s stay in port, arrangement of vessel’s supply, collection of freight and other payments, and attraction of cargoes, handling of cargo documents.

Activities of maritime agent are one of important parts of merchant shipping for the period of vessel and cargo stay in port. At the same time such activity is connected to high financial risks due to payment of expenses on behalf of the shipowner. Agency process in relation to the vessel has to be followed by presentation of legal guarantees for payment of agent’s reward, compensation of expenses and to correspond to purposes of effective service to fleet.

Regulation of relations between maritime agent and shipowner
Maritime agency agreement, maritime brokerage agreement: in the name and at expense of the principle, in agent’s name and at expense of the principle, taxation of income issues, order and forms of report documentation, amounts of authority, application of rules of foreign law in Russia.

Support for vessel’s stay in Russia / Russian port
Contracts, agreements and permissions for support of foreign vessel’s stay in Russian port. 

Delivery and acceptance of cargo in port
Settlement of issues of collection of carriage payments, storage and port handling of cargo. Legal support in issues of withholding, arrest and forced sale of cargo, including perishable cargo.

Regulation of relations with port, terminal, stevedoring companies
Contracts for shiftment, loading, storage of cargo, payment of port charges.Registration of shipping line. Port handling of cargo.

Settlement of disputes in relation to maritime agency
Collection of debt for payment of reward to maritime agent and of expenses incurred in relation to vessel’s stay in port, cargo stay in port.

Regulation of relations between shipowner and maritime agent
Maritime agency agreement for services in ports of St. Petersburg , Ust-Luga, Vyborg , Vysotsk, Prymorsk.

Legal evaluation of the case about collection of debt for maritime agency services to vessel “Glory” / “Lotta”
Issuance of legal report on presence / absence of grounds for annulment of decision of court of first instance on the case of collection of debt for maritime agency services, including justification as per rules of law and evaluation of evidence, and on possibilities of arrest of vessel “Glory” / “Lotta” on the basis of decision of Maritime Arbitration Commission of Russian Chamber of Commerce. 

Cabotage carriage on a vessel under foreign flag
Development and acquiring of documents necessary for gaining of permission for carriage in cabotage for vessel “Autoprestige” (IMO 9190157), including permission for cabotage on the route between Kaliningrad and Ust-Luga.

Acceptance and delivery of cargo in port
Development of system of legal solutions for transportation and handing out of Ro-Ro cargo, arriving with shipping line Wallenius Wilhelmsen to St. Petersburg.

Incorporation and full legal support of business
Legal support for opening of Russian segment of business for Navalis Shipping GmbH & Co. KG. The project for organization of maritime agency business in St. Petersburg and Leningrad region.

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