Vidhikrit Legal


The shipping sector in India is a critical component of international trade, serving as a vital lifeline for the transportation of goods. However, navigating the legal landscape of the maritime industry can be complex and challenging. Various legal aspects in the shipping sector necessitate expert assistance from a law firm to ensure compliance, resolve disputes, and mitigate risks. From contractual matters to regulatory compliance and maritime insurance, Vidhikrit Legal with its expertise in maritime law plays a crucial role in supporting the legal needs of stakeholders in the Indian shipping industry.

How can we help?

  • Maritime contracts: Drafting and negotiating contracts such as charter parties, bills of lading, and shipping agency agreements.

  • Admiralty and maritime law: Advising on matters such as vessel arrest, maritime liens, salvage, collision, and general average.

  • Regulatory compliance: Ensuring compliance with international maritime regulations, port state control requirements, and maritime safety standards.

  • Cargo claims and disputes: Representing clients in cargo-related disputes, including damage claims, demurrage, and freight disputes.

  • Maritime insurance: Advising on marine insurance coverage, claims, and disputes, including hull and machinery, P&I, and cargo insurance.

  • Ship financing and registration: Assisting with ship financing transactions, vessel registration, and mortgage registrations.

  • Environmental regulations: Providing guidance on compliance with maritime environmental laws, including ballast water management and marine pollution regulations.

  • Crewing and employment contracts: Assisting with employment contracts, crew agreements, and regulatory compliance for seafarers.

  • Port and terminal operations: Advising on port and terminal agreements, regulatory compliance, and disputes related to port operations.

  • International trade and customs: Assisting with import/export regulations, customs compliance, trade sanctions, and trade disputes.

Navigating the legal complexities of the shipping sector requires specialized knowledge and experience. Engaging our team at Vidhikrit Legal can provide valuable guidance and support for various legal matters in the industry.

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