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As a Rotterdam-based firm, Langelaar Klinkhamer Advocaten is ideally located for clients in and around the Port of Rotterdam. Consequently, our lawyers are familiar with the legal challenges involved with national and international transport and logistics services. Amongst others, they act on behalf of ship owners, transport providers, parties arranging carriage, freight forwarders, agents, terminal operators, stevedores and companies active in the shipbuilding sector – from suppliers to shipyards.


You can turn to us for quick and effective legal support for all water-based issues, such as:


  • collisions
  • general average and limitation of liability
  • cargo damage
  • ship seizures

We regularly represent P&I, H&M, charterer’s liability and FD&D insurers and brokers.


Because of their process experience, our lawyers are also familiar with the problem areas and pitfalls involved in contracts in the logistics service sector. They are happy to advise and prepare contracts for, amongst other things:


  • contracts of carriage, including affreightment contracts and bills of lading
  • shipping agencies
  • shipbuilding
  • sales and financing

One of our firm’s specialist areas of practice is ship financing and the enforced auctioning of ships. We advise ship owners, shipping companies and ship managers as well as banks and capital providers about, amongst other things:


  • refinancing options in the event of financial problems
  • financing options for ship purchases
  • enforced sale of ships


You can contact us at any time if you have a question or just wish to exchange thoughts with us.

Please call us on +31 (0)10 – 411 41 46 or send an email.