Interlegal Client – a large bunkering company filed a request on interest defense due to non-payment for bunker supply by the Shipowner.
Having vast experience in bunker debt dispute settlement, Interlegal experts, by means of national law mechanisms, facilitated the Debtor’s ship arrest under the current maritime claim for less than 24 hours.
Due to correct legal position and prompt ship arrest at one of the Ukrainian sea ports, the parties held negotiations which resulted in pretrial dispute settlement in the amount exceeding 220 thousand USD.
Under the Client instructions, the vessel was promptly released and left Ukraine.
Interlegal senior lawyer Karyna Gorovaya and lawyer Vitalii Tolstik led the case.