Persistent claims

Ships carrying steel reinforcing bars and plywood to a port on the Arabian Sea were, for several years, routinely subjected to bogus, multi-million Dollar cargo claims by a local cartel of importers. We worked with the local embassy of a flag state to successfully persuade the Provincial Governor to make a decisive intervention that stopped this extortion overnight.


Other Case Studies

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Making things happen

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Settlement and Quick Despatch

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Dock damage and political impasse

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Cargo Claim Stand Off

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Cargo claim and crew intimidation

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Civil disorder and threats to a ship’s crew

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Uninsured and delicate situations

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Environmental time bomb

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Cargo fraud

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Exercising liens

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Feasibility studies and capacity building

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Unequal Negotiations

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Releasing hostages in the Gulf of Guinea

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Ship hijack off Somalia