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, […]

October 2021 · PEREZ ALBORS & CO advises Seville shipyard on Port concession

PEREZ ALBORS & CO has advised Seville based shipyard ASTILLEROS DEL GUADALQUIVIR to obtain a five year administrative concession from the Port Authority. Our firm started working with the yard in 2017 when an international investing group acquired the distressed business. Since then the yard has gone through a complete restructuring process which has allowed […]

October 2021 · NextGEN

The NextGEN web portal, an online collaborative global ecosystem of maritime transport decarbonisation initiatives, has been launched by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). NextGEN -which can be found at nextgen.imo.org– brings stakeholders together to identify the gaps and opportunities for decarbonisation in the international shipping community. The […]

August 2021 · Covid-19 port closures show flaws in human rights international law

The consequences of port closures during the Covid-19 pandemic have highlighted flaws in the implementation of international law designed to protect the human rights of those at sea, according to a study by Dr Sofia Galani, Senior Lecturer in Public International Law at the University of Bristol and Human Rights at Sea Advisory Board member. […]