Marine, Aviation, Transport, Logistics and Trade



Lowndes Jordan's shipping and transport team acts for a wide range of New Zealand and overseas based clients across various modes of transport, including:

ship owners, charterers, P&I Clubs and insurers, super yacht owners, aircraft owners, lessors and manufacturers, land transport operators, freight forwarders, stevedores and warehouse operators, exporters and importers and others engaged in the marine, aviation and logistics industries.  We work with one of New Zealand’s major ports and with a number of marina developers and operators.  Our people have advised on some of New Zealand’s largest shipping casualties including the groundings of the "Jody F Millennium” and "Rena” and the collapse of South Pacific Shipping.

Our expertise and experience includes:

  • Admiralty law.
  • Aircraft sale and purchase, leasing and financing.
  • Aviation and maritime claims and disputes.
  • Charter parties, hire agreements and carriage of goods and cargo damage claims.
  • Conflicts of laws.
  • Crew and employment.
  • Debtor enforcement and recoveries including vessel arrests and related cross border insolvency issues.
  • Fishing.
  • Insurance.
  • International trade law and disputes.
  • Marine pollution.
  • Marine casualties.
  • Port operations.
  • Regulatory compliance, investigations and prosecutions.
  • Salvage, towage, wreck removal.
  • Shipbuilding and refit contracts.
  • Ship sale and purchase, financing and registration.
  • Super yachts.
  • Transport, logistics and trade documentation.

Lowndes Jordan also draws upon its strengths in litigation and alternative dispute resolution, and commercial and corporate law to provide comprehensive legal services to its shipping, aviation, transport and trade related clients.

For emergency advice please contact Karl Stolberger on +64 21 515 313 or Barbara Versfelt on +64 21 783 788.

Lowndes Jordan's shipping and transport team acts for a wide range of New Zealand and overseas based clients across various modes of transport, including:

ship owners, charterers, P&I Clubs and insurers, super yacht owners, aircraft owners, lessors and manufacturers, land transport operators, freight forwarders, stevedores and warehouse operators, exporters and importers and others engaged in the marine, aviation and logistics industries.  We work with one of New Zealand’s major ports and with a number of marina developers and operators.  Our people have advised on some of New Zealand’s largest shipping casualties including the groundings of the "Jody F Millennium” and "Rena” and the collapse of South Pacific Shipping.

Our expertise and experience includes:

  • Admiralty law.
  • Aircraft sale and purchase, leasing and financing.
  • Aviation and maritime claims and disputes.
  • Charter parties, hire agreements and carriage of goods and cargo damage claims.
  • Conflicts of laws.
  • Crew and employment.
  • Debtor enforcement and recoveries including vessel arrests and related cross border insolvency issues.
  • Fishing.
  • Insurance.
  • International trade law and disputes.
  • Marine pollution.
  • Marine casualties.
  • Port operations.
  • Regulatory compliance, investigations and prosecutions.
  • Salvage, towage, wreck removal.
  • Shipbuilding and refit contracts.
  • Ship sale and purchase, financing and registration.
  • Super yachts.
  • Transport, logistics and trade documentation.

Lowndes Jordan also draws upon its strengths in litigation and alternative dispute resolution, and commercial and corporate law to provide comprehensive legal services to its shipping, aviation, transport and trade related clients.

For emergency advice please contact Karl Stolberger on +64 21 515 313 or Barbara Versfelt on +64 21 783 788.