Shipping is among the most complex of all transportation sectors and we serve our clients in a diverse range of matters. Cebioğlu comprises of lawyers offering direct service in the international maritime sector. Cebioğlu understands the commercial needs of the sector and gives reliable legal advise without stepping outside of their lawyer identity, with its body of maritime lawyers and consultant maritime law academists. Cebioğlu lawyers have a profound understanding of the management of crisis in collisions and groundings, and extensive knowledge in charterparty disputes, ship sales, purchases and ship finance in particular. The team caters to P&I clubs, hull and machinery insurers, banks, shipowners and shipyards. Carriage contract issues are one of the daily tasks of the firm. We have extensive knowledge in relation to the full range of transportation contract disputes, including bills of lading, charterparties, letters of indemnity. We advise our clients in respect of time charterparty disputes inculding off-hire issues, non-payment of hire, re-delivery issues, hold cleanliness cases, speed and peformance guarantees. On the other hand, we provide services on demurrage claims, non-payment of freight, deadfreight, Cargo damages and much more. Our dry shipping experience complements our practice in wet shipping works including casualties, damage claims, collisions, personal injury defence. Our team acts swiftly in the event of casualties, collisions, bunker misdeclaration and pollution claims and we do not hesitate to hold the common position in such emergency situations to ensure the safety of the vessel and crew. We serve insurers P and I clubs and corporate clients when they need urgent action.

We serve a list of clients ranging from shipowners to charterers in disputes involving LMAA, LCIA, ICC or SMA arbitrations as well as any marine claims in any of Turkish ports.

Our firm is very well experienced in ship sale and purchase transactions in Turkey or elsewhere around the globe. We have assisted our clients in drafting and negotiating ship sale and purchase contract and also advised on dispute relating to ship sale agreements including issues relating to vessel condition and delivery obligations.