NJORD Law Firm

Shipping Department

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For years, NJORD Law Firm's Shipping and Transport department has advised domestic and international transport, shipping, and insurance companies, including P&I clubs, brokers, and stevedores, on all aspects within transport, shipping, and insurance, including: 

  • Marine insurance and reinsurance (cargo, hull, and P&I)
  • Cargo claims
  • Collisions and groundings
  • Arrest of vessels
  • All types of carriage contracts
  • Passenger ferries, cruise ships and leisure travel
  • Ship owners’ liability
  • Ship finance, sale and purchase
  • New technology and regulation
  • Offshore
  • Pool agreements, management agreements and shared services
  • Supplier contracts including bunker disputes
  • Port operations, storage and warehousing
  • Tax, duties, and VAT relating to shipping and EU customs
  • Litigation and arbitration

The department has special expertise in drafting and negotiating complex logistic contracts and transport concepts, and Partner Ulla Fabricius has been appointed as a specialist of and by the ICC International Commission for Transport, Logistics, Trade, and Customs.

The department also counts veteran litigator and Partner Thomas Ryhl, who represents many of our clients before Danish and EU courts.


Fabricius, Ulla (Head of Department)

Ryhl, Thomas (Head of Department)

Benedictsen-Nislev, Christian

Hebsgaard Muff, Steffen



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