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– 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. […]

July 2021 · M/V "HMM ALGECIRAS” calls at her name city

We are proud to see the Port of Algeciras welcoming "HMM Algeciras”, owned by shipping company Hyundai Merchant Marine, on her first call since she was launched in April 2020. The HMM Algeciras, the world’s largest container ship, stops at the port of the city from which she takes her name, as part of the launch of […]

June 2021 · Ballast water feedback

BIMCO and other shipping organisations are being asked by the International Maritime Organization to provide feedback on how the Ballast Water Convention is actually working in practice. Following entry in to force of the BWM Convention, the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) immediately launched an Experience-Building-Phase (EBP) to monitor the implementation. This data-gathering and […]

May 2021 · LMAA changes

The London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA), to which PEREZ ALBORS & CO is a supporting member, has been revising its terms and procedures, with changes that came into effect on 1st  May 2021, and which will apply to arbitrations started after that date. President of the LMAA, Bruce Harris, says: “Whilst many of the alterations […]

October 2018 · PEREZ ALBORS & CO contributes chapter to new shipping law book

Our firm has contributed to the new book published by the Spanish Maritime Law Association with the chapter «The Port Handling Contract». The chapter contains an analysis of the rules applicable to port handling contracts under the 2014 Spanish Shipping Act.    We are grateful to the Spanish Maritime Law Association for having given us the opportunity to contribute to this new comprehensive shipping law book. […]

September 2015 · PEREZ ALBORS & CO wins landmark case "MSC SHENZHEN"

Our Shipping and Admiralty team has achieved an extraordinary result in high-profile case “MSC SHENZHEN”. Our firm defended experienced senior Pilot, Jose Luis de Cea, in several multimillion claims filed by shipyard CERNAVAL and the ship owners following her collision and oil spill when entering the dry dock in the Bay of Algeciras.  In a landmark judgment, the Commercial Court of […]