Casualties

We have a market leading offshore/ marine casualty practice.

Our experience includes:
 

  • Advised on a claim following a casualty offshore involving the collapse of a vessel’s crane and associated damage to equipment in transit for installation in an offshore project.
     
  • Advised on the total loss of the AHTS Bourbon Dolphin in 2007 whilst anchoring a semi-submersible drilling rig.
     
  • Advised on a claim arising from a collapsed crane on board a vessel which caused damage to project equipment that was in transit to the offshore work site for installation.
     
  • Advised on a US$ 30 million MV "AUTO BANNER" casualty matter by representing insurers in relation to the recovery of claims following fire damage resulting in the total loss of the vessel at Incheon port.
     
  • Advised on a US$ 185 million MV "GLOVIS SPRING" casualty matter, by representing Hyundai Glovis and their insurers on the merits of a substantial salvage claim following the grounding of the vessel in the South China Sea.

Global reach

From our offices in the UK, China, Dubai, Paris, Singapore and South Korea, we have extensive experience in offshore oil and gas projects and resolving international disputes. 

Brazil

Brazil

Representing FPSO Contractor and P&I Club on recovery of umbilical and related claims following winch wire failure during installation (2017-2018).

Vietnam

Vietnam

Assisted a Korean marine insurer, on the issue of cover under a shipbuilding insurance policy and the reinsurance policy in relation to a claim made by a major shipyard based in Vietnam, whose vessels under construction were damaged by a tropical storm.  

United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Assisted a Korean marine insurer, on the issue of cover under a shipbuilding insurance policy and the reinsurance policy in relation to a claim made by a major shipyard based in Vietnam, whose vessels under construction were damaged by a tropical storm.

Advice on US$30 million MV "AUTO BANNER" casualty matter by representing insurers in relation to the recovery of claims following fire damage resulting in the total loss of the vessel at Incheon port.

Advice on US$185 million MV "GLOVIS SPRING" casualty matter, by representing Hyundai Glovis and their insurers on the merits of a substantial salvage claim following the grounding of the vessel in the South China Sea.

Advising on a claim arising from a collapsed crane on board a vessel which caused damage to project equipment that was in transit to the offshore work site for installation.

South Korea

South Korea

Assisted a Korean marine insurer, on the issue of cover under a shipbuilding insurance policy and the reinsurance policy in relation to a claim made by a major shipyard based in Vietnam, whose vessels under construction were damaged by a tropical storm.

Advice on US$30 million MV "AUTO BANNER" casualty matter by representing insurers in relation to the recovery of claims following fire damage resulting in the total loss of the vessel at Incheon port.

Advice on US$185 million MV "GLOVIS SPRING" casualty matter, by representing Hyundai Glovis and their insurers on the merits of a substantial salvage claim following the grounding of the vessel in the South China Sea.
 

China

China

Advice on US$185 million MV "GLOVIS SPRING" casualty matter, by representing Hyundai Glovis and their insurers on the merits of a substantial salvage claim following the grounding of the vessel in the South China Sea.

Advising a leading shipyard on the insurance and risk management provisions arising out of a HEAVYCON 2007 contract.

Gulf of Mexico

Gulf of Mexico

Advising on claims arising from damage to offshore pipelines occurring during installation operations.

Advising on issues arising from the BP Thunderhorse casualty.

North Sea

North Sea

Advising on a claim arising from a collapsed crane on board a vessel which caused damage to project equipment that was in transit to the offshore work site for installation.

Advising on insurance issues arising from the total loss of the AHTS Bourbon Dolphin in April 2007.

Singapore

Singapore

Advising on the insurance arrangements for a project to convert a LNG vessel into a FSRU.

Acting for the owner of a jack-up Rig following the capsize and total loss of the same whilst under tow.

Ghana

Ghana

Advising on an insurance claim arising from the failure of the main bearing of an FPSO turret.

Advising on a claim arising from damage to a FPSO riser.

Indonesia

Indonesia

Advising on an insurance dispute arising from the Mighty Servant II casualty.

Brazil

Brazil

Representing FPSO contractor and P&I Club on recovery of umbilical and related claims following winch wire failure during installation.

  • Brazil

    Representing FPSO Contractor and P&I Club on recovery of umbilical and related claims following winch wire failure during installation (2017-2018).

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  • Brazil

    Representing FPSO contractor and P&I Club on recovery of umbilical and related claims following winch wire failure during installation.

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  • China

    Advice on US$185 million MV "GLOVIS SPRING" casualty matter, by representing Hyundai Glovis and their insurers on the merits of a substantial salvage claim following the grounding of the vessel in the South China Sea.

    Advising a leading shipyard on the insurance and risk management provisions arising out of a HEAVYCON 2007 contract.

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  • Ghana

    Advising on an insurance claim arising from the failure of the main bearing of an FPSO turret.

    Advising on a claim arising from damage to a FPSO riser.

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  • Gulf of Mexico

    Advising on claims arising from damage to offshore pipelines occurring during installation operations.

    Advising on issues arising from the BP Thunderhorse casualty.

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  • Indonesia

    Advising on an insurance dispute arising from the Mighty Servant II casualty.

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  • North Sea

    Advising on a claim arising from a collapsed crane on board a vessel which caused damage to project equipment that was in transit to the offshore work site for installation.

    Advising on insurance issues arising from the total loss of the AHTS Bourbon Dolphin in April 2007.

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  • Singapore

    Advising on the insurance arrangements for a project to convert a LNG vessel into a FSRU.

    Acting for the owner of a jack-up Rig following the capsize and total loss of the same whilst under tow.

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  • South Korea

    Assisted a Korean marine insurer, on the issue of cover under a shipbuilding insurance policy and the reinsurance policy in relation to a claim made by a major shipyard based in Vietnam, whose vessels under construction were damaged by a tropical storm.

    Advice on US$30 million MV "AUTO BANNER" casualty matter by representing insurers in relation to the recovery of claims following fire damage resulting in the total loss of the vessel at Incheon port.

    Advice on US$185 million MV "GLOVIS SPRING" casualty matter, by representing Hyundai Glovis and their insurers on the merits of a substantial salvage claim following the grounding of the vessel in the South China Sea.
     

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  • United Kingdom

    Assisted a Korean marine insurer, on the issue of cover under a shipbuilding insurance policy and the reinsurance policy in relation to a claim made by a major shipyard based in Vietnam, whose vessels under construction were damaged by a tropical storm.

    Advice on US$30 million MV "AUTO BANNER" casualty matter by representing insurers in relation to the recovery of claims following fire damage resulting in the total loss of the vessel at Incheon port.

    Advice on US$185 million MV "GLOVIS SPRING" casualty matter, by representing Hyundai Glovis and their insurers on the merits of a substantial salvage claim following the grounding of the vessel in the South China Sea.

    Advising on a claim arising from a collapsed crane on board a vessel which caused damage to project equipment that was in transit to the offshore work site for installation.

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  • Vietnam

    Assisted a Korean marine insurer, on the issue of cover under a shipbuilding insurance policy and the reinsurance policy in relation to a claim made by a major shipyard based in Vietnam, whose vessels under construction were damaged by a tropical storm.  

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