Camilleri Preziosi

Shipping Department

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What the team is known for Firmly established team offering shipowners, international banks and insurers expertise on ship financing and registration. Additionally represents clients in cross-border contentious matters in relation to the enforcement of maritime claims and Maltese security, often taking the local counsel role. Further assists with salvage claims and challenging concession awards.

Strengths One interviewee emphasises that the lawyers have a "very service-oriented approach, which I find helpful. We can rely on them and know that they are well regarded in the local market."

Another client states that the team "provided a timely response and has a very good level of expertise."

Work highlights Advised Grand Harbour Marina on the arrest of the 'Indian Empress' and recovery of receivables.

Notable practitioners

According to sources, Steve Decesare is "very good, very responsive and will always provide the input for the deadline." He advises clients across the broad spectrum of shipping law, including ship financing, transfer of shipping loans and mortgage matters. He also assists clients with concession claims, damage claims, unpaid bunker claims and salvage claims.