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Admiralty & Maritime Law

The admiralty practice at Tanjib Alam and Associates has earned a renowned name in both local and foreign domains based upon the broad array of maritime knowledge and experience of its associates. The associates offer legal service to their maritime clients in regards to litigation, insurance and general business transactions. The Firm has the experience of admiralty litigation involving disputes over short-delivery, charter party, collision, mortgage, sale of vessels, supplies of necessaries, salvage and general average.

Tanjib Alam and Associates advises some of the biggest names in the shipping lines with regards to their legal issues e.g. COSCO Container Lines Co. Ltd. of China as well as South Asia region, Orient Overseas Container Lines Ltd (OOCL), Hapag-Lloyd, Germany, China Shipping Container Lines Co. Ltd. The Chamber has ample experience of working on behalf of several Protection and Indemnity Clubs for the ocean going shipping vessels through their local correspondences regarding Admiralty and maritime disputes within the Bangladesh territorial waters such as release of arrested vessels. Besides, the Chamber receives regular instructions to appear before the Admiralty and Shipping Court of Bangladesh to settle disputes such as vessel auctioning, arrest of vessels, attachment of cargo for realization of freight, accident and wages related dispute, securing cargo delivery to receivers from mother vessels, raising claims for short landed cargo, non delivery of cargo as well as securing release of vessels. Tanjib Alam and Associates has also advised the Chittagong Port Authority, the biggest sea port of Bangladesh on issues related to container handling, collision, port dues realization, tender procurement related disputes and disputes arising out of lease and maintenance of port infrastructure and assets.