Shipping, maritime and transport

Denmark is one of the leading shipping nations of the world, and a substantial part of the world’s tonnage is controlled and operated from Denmark.

WSCO is internationally recognized as a leading legal adviser to the maritime industry.

For many years the dedicated shipping attorneys of the firm have assisted clients in the shipping and transport sectors. We provide legal assistance and advice on commercial and liability issues and assist in transactions involving the operation of ships as well as transport and logistics activities.

Dispute resolution in the maritime and transport sectors is one of our key competences. Our attorneys have pleaded more than 200 shipping and transport cases before the Danish courts and arbitration tribunals, including several high-profile cases and cases involving significant values.

We have detailed knowledge of all aspects of marine and transport insurance derived from years of cooperation with clients in the transport and marine insurance industry.

We regularly work together with foreign law firms to ensure that our clients’ international shipping and transport cases are resolved and handled effectively and that attractive resolutions are achieved.

Our clients include several of Denmark’s leading insurers, leading international insurers, Scandinavian and English P&I and Hull Clubs, large ship owners, carriers, logistic services providers, bunker suppliers, brokers, banks, businesses and other organizations.