Shipping Department

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  • Founded in 1999, PROMARE | Rabb Carvalho Advogados is a law firm focused on maritime commerce based in the northeast of Brazil with national and international reach. The firm provides advice on maritime commerce with simple but legally safe business transactions, offering a pragmatic approach to all the areas that are strategic to the operation and expansion of a business in this sector, with particular emphasis on economic law, dispute resolution, international trade and commodities.

  • The shipping department has a broad clientele that includes:

  • ship owners
  • P&I Clubs

  • FD&D

  • charterers

  • cargo owners
  • underwriters
  • agents
  • shipbuilders
  • Port Operators

  • Terminals

  • It covers the full range of shipping matters, such as:

  • pollution
  • cargo claims
  • freight
  • demurrage
  • general and particular average
  • detention
  • embargo
  • fires
  • grounding
  • Marine Incidents

  • Admiralty Court Proceedings

  • It also represents clients in shipping litigation and arbitration, including representing P&I clubs and acting as consultants in international claims, as well as in complex arbitrations and Admiralty Court Proceedings.

  • The shipping department has a 24/7 emergency response system (the only one in the north-eastern region of Brazil) to deal with all shipping emergency.


Carvalho, Larry (Head of Department)