Maritime and Shipping Consulting

The maritime and shipping industry touches and concerns various aspects of commercial transactions and is regulated by scores of legislations and conventions. EH provides a wide gamut of services which helps investors and other stakeholders in the maritime and shipping sector to safely and profitably navigate the waters of the maritime and shipping sector. Our services covers the very essential and practical legal guidance, advisories and opinions on issues concerning the transportation of persons, carriage of goods by sea, purchase and sale of ships, hiring, leasing and chattering of ships, registration of ships, ship finance, ship mortgages, marine insurance claims, admiralty claims, the eligibility of Nigerian-owned ships, joint-venture-owned ships, bare-boat chartered-in ships and foreign-owned ships for registration, and the licensing and temporary registration of foreign-owned ships in the special register for vessels and ship owning companies engaged in cabotage trade, arrest and release of ships, law of the sea, charter parties, collision, salvage, towage agreements and actions, harbour and port operations, marine and oil pollution claims and liabilities, death and personal injury claims, demurrage claims, general maritime inquiries, consultancy on maritime conventions, drafting of maritime legislations, maritime policy and administration, maritime training, workshops and seminars, protection of ships and cargo interests and a wide range of other aspects of the ubiquitous maritime and shipping industry





Our Firm Approach

Everest & Hastings is a firm which takes a win-win approach to dealings with clients. We want you to consider us to be Your Law PartnerĀ® when you need help. We give you our undivided loyalty and look out for your best interests. We listen to you and think outside the box. We have the right tools to meet your needs and goals. We share with you the strengths and weaknesses of your case. We explain the risks and opportunities. We seek the best and most cost effective solutions for our clients, even though many times the problems our clients bring to us are difficult and complex. We apply up-to-date tools for handling documents electronically and conducting research.