Maritime and Shipping


Maritime and Shipping law has been a core practice area of Heng Xin. This department has successfully handled numerous influential maritime cases for more than 10 international leading P&I Clubs, renowned insurance companies, shipping companies, salvors, shipyards, banks and MSA. Since 2011, we have been ranked in Chambers as Band 1 Shipping Law Firm in Northern China. Our legal services in this area mainly include:

Oil pollution and ocean environmental damage;

Ships collision, contact and grounding;

Salvage, towage and general average;

Personal injury and loss of life at sea;

Contract of carriage of goods by sea, including B/L and Voyage Charter;

Charter parties, including Time Charter and Demise Charter;

Maritime insurance, including H&M insurance, cargo insurance and P&I insurance;

Ship S&P, ship financing, ship mortgage, and hire-purchase;

Ship repair and ship building.