Transport & Shipping

We are well-versed in the various aspects of the transport and shipping system

GLIMSTEDT’s experts offer practical advice and assistance for the arrest of ships, enforcement procedures, collisions, charter parties, cargo claims, insurance, registration matters and all similar issues. We work closely with the firm’s experts in other areas of law that are related to the entire body of shipping and transport law, such as sale and purchase law, international trade law, corporate law, competition law and labour law. This means we can give legal advice tailored to the particular needs of each client and meet all the additional requirements that the client may have.

Shipping market:

  • vessels registration and de-registration procedures;
  • time-charters, bareboat charters;
  • vessels sale-purchase;
  • capacity (GT/kW) transfer;
  • ship loading
  • representation; of clients in the Veterinary Service, Maritime Safety Administration, Fishery Service, State Board Guard Service, Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Transport and Communications.

Aviation market:

  • aircrafts sale-purchase;
  • airline business development;
  • travel agency representation.

Transport market:

  • cargo;
  • insurance;
  • CMR regulation;
  • multimodal transport;
  • tramway system development;
  • multifunctional systems for violation control and traffic surveillance development matters.

Railway market:

  • Railway infrastructure development;
  • Cargo and railway infrastructure capacity.

The lawyers of the firm have been acting as representatives of the largest fleet owner. The work has involved inspection and certification of the vessels, financial structuring of the expansion and renewal of the fleet. The firm has been advising on re-modeling of the company activities, refocusing them from ship ownership to ship management;

In fishing industry the firm has been advising the clients on obtaining and maintaining the fishing quotas in Lithuanian fishing zones in international waters, certification of seafarers as well as the fishing vessels. The firm also advises on ship regular and temporary registration matters in the Baltics;

In transport and logistics the firm has been advising the clients in competition matters as well as servicing them on a regular basis in the Baltics and Belarus.


Jogailos 4, 01116 Vilnius