May 2022 · Abusive demurrage charges during the Covid-19 pandemic

In a voyage charterparty the shipowner undertakes the transportation of goods to the port(s) specified in the charterparty. In exchange, he will be paid freight which includes costs (fuel, crew, and profit). An agreed time, called laytime, will be provided for the loading and discharging of cargo, but if the operations exceed the permitted laytime, the shipowner will […]

April 2022 · The Legal 500 recognizes PEREZ ALBORS & CO as leading shipping firm

International Directory The Legal 500 has again recognized PEREZ ALBORS & CO as a leading Shipping law firm in their 2022 rankings: "Major shipowners, insurers, P&I clubs and logistics companies seek PEREZ ALBORS & CO's advice on a diverse range of matters. These include cargo claims, ship arrests, bill of lading disputes, vessel sale and […]

March 2022 · Chambers and Partners 2022 ranks Carlos Perez as leading shipping lawyer

One more year our Managing Partner has been ranked as a leading shipping lawyer in Spain. According to CHAMBERS AND PARTNERS:  "Carlos Pérez of PEREZ ALBORS & CO is well versed in handling contentious and non-contentious shipping mandates, ranging from ship building contracts and vessel sales to P&I and cargo claims. He also assists with collision […]

March 2022 · Update on Road Transport Law in Spain

Update on Road Transport Law in Spain.  National Strike after the passing of Royal Decree-law 3/2022 On 25th March, the Spanish government reached an agreement with Spain´s National Road Transportation Committee (CNTC) to end a lorry strike over high fuel prices, which has dramatically disrupted the supply chain, leading to food shortages in supermarkets, and has […]

February 2022 · Spanish case law in line with “CMA CGM LIBRA" case

Recent Court decisions in Spain and in the UK have clarified the meaning and extent of seaworthiness. The judgment issued by the UK Supreme Court in the "CMA CGM LIBRA" case, on 10 November 2021, confirmed that a defective passage plan will render a vessel unseaworthy[1]. The court found that the vessel´s defective passage plan […]

January 2022 · PEREZ ALBORS & CO strengthens Litigation Team with new associate

We are pleased to welcome Juan Montenegro as an associate to our firm. Juan is an experienced litigator who will strengthen our existing capabilities and will work closely with our Shipping and Insurance Departments.  According to Carlos Perez, PEREZ ALBORS & CO's Managing Partner: “We are really pleased that Juan has joined us. Thanks to his wealth of experience, […]

November 2021 · Maritime Week Gibraltar

Carlos Perez, Managing Partner of PEREZ ALBORS & CO attends the networking session of international law firm HASSANS at the MARITIME WEEK GIBRALTAR (an informative and multi-format interactive event designed to showcase the shipping, port and maritime services offered in Gibraltar to a wider international audience). We are grateful to the partners and staff of […]

November 2021 · CORE LNGas hive: Decarbonizing the Maritime Transport

Congratulations to the Algeciras Port Authority, the State Port Body, PENINSULA and ENAGÁS for an excellent conference on “Decarbonizing the Maritime Transport: LNGhive Algeciras” held on November 5th. This shows the continued efforts made by the Port Authority, with the leadership of the State Port Body and the support of high calibre stakeholders, such as PENINSULA and ENAGÁS, to develop a safe, […]