Legal support of sale and purchase / building and construction of vessel
- Support of vessel engineering and design works: rights to vessel’s design project, compensation of damages in case of inability to proceed with a project.
- Arrangement of vessel’s inspection and survey, in case an existing vessel is to be purchased.
- Agreement of material terms of delivery and acceptance of the vessel with parties of a deal and with third persons, including financial institutions.
- Contract for sale and purchase / building and construction of the vessel: development, agreement, conclusion, legal support for execution.
- Ensuring of performance of obligations in passing of right of ownership on the vessel, including duty to pay, to deliver the vessel in time, etc.
- Protection of the shipowner from maritime lien claims and encumbrances occurred due to liability of previous owner or charterer.
- Arrangement of classification of the vessel: deletion of vessel’s class, award of new class.
- Registration of vessel in shipping registry, including preparation of vessel’s documents.
- Development of safety management systems for navigation and crew (MSC, SMS, ISPS, SOLAS, MLC-2006, MARPOL, STCW, TMCA)
- Customs procedures in relation to the vessel and support for vessel’s stay in Russian port.
- License for performance of carriage of passengers, dangerous cargoes, for towage.
- Advice on operation of vessel: tax payments and duties, charter parties and contracts for carriage of goods, vessel’s stay in Russian ports, including carriage in cabotage.