O&W’s lawyers are assisting shipyards in matters of shipbuilding and ship repair.
This includes the drafting and negotiating of shipbuilding contracts and contracts for the repair of vessels. We can also be of assistance in contractual procedures, e.g. as far as disputes on how or when payments should be effected in what way are concerned or with regard to questions of warranty against defects in the shipbuilding field. Especially consequential damage due to defects caused during the building of the ship, can lead to considerable financial obligations.O&W are acting on behalf of shipyards and shipowners in national and international court proceedings and arbitration proceedings and are specialists in all the questions of shipyard law.