Marine and Transport Insurance

With regard to marine and transport insurance the insurance team provides legal advice, acts as arbitrator and assists its clients in arbitration proceedings and before courts of law.

Clients predominantly consist of: large insurance companies, freight forwarders, transport companies, port authorities, public authorities and intergovernmental organisations.

Marine and Transport Insurance Services

The insurance team members have acted and continue to act in the following domains:

  • CMR (Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road) liability insurance

  • Antwerp marine insurance 1859

  • Antwerp cargo insurance 2004

  • hull insurance for fishing boats

  • government intervention in aviation insurance coverage of terrorism risks post 9/11

  • aviation accidents

  • consistency of the standard CMR insurance terms and conditions and Antwerp cargo insurance terms and conditions with competition law

Marine and Transport Insurance Track Records

  • Consultancy with regard TIR (-insurance) and cargo-insurance to international public entities

  • Arbitrator (i.a. via Cepina) in CMR Liability insurance, hull insurance for fishing boats

  • Legal advice to public authorities with respect to government intervention in aviation insurance coverage of terrorism risks post 9/11

  • Legal advice to other entities with respect to: the consistency of the standard CMR conditions and Antwerp Cargo Insurance conditions with competition law and the liability of coach companies