Maritime or Admiralty law keeps running with the nautical issues and private sea contentions. Office of the chief naval officer law comprises of both national law on sea exercises, and private international law  prevailing the dealings among isolated parties and functioning or consuming ocean-going ships. While each legitimate locale ordinarily has its own enactment overseeing maritime issues, significant universal sea law advancements, including various multilateral treaties Admiralty law might be recognized from the Law of the Sea, which is a group of open global law managing navigational rights, mineral rights, purview over waterfront waters, and the sea connections between countries. The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea UNCLOS has been received by 167 countries and the European Union, and debates are settled at the ITLOS court in Hamburg.

CLP at Gulshan, Dhaka Bangladesh is one of the prominent law offices in the Maritime business to assist their clients with its immense experience in this field of both wet and dry shipping related matters. Under Dry delivery work the firm embraces disputes concerning contract of claims under marine protection or insurance policies, cargo or freight claims, capture of ships or wrongful arrest of ships, Ship enrollment, procurement and move of title and possession in Ships, Shipbuilding Contracts, Sale and Purchase of Second-hand Tonnage contract, contracts and claims, negotiation of ship charter and management agreements, and the construction, purchase and sale of vessels, Arbitration in connection to various transportation related Contracts, Bill of Lading, open Letter of Credit LC related records check activities for a decade. The firm spoken to bearer, shipper, bank, sailor and director, P & I Club and furthermore Ship proprietor with a high achievement rate. Constantly team CLP are assured to deliver the paramount and most on point evidence that we can to guarantee that our client has the upper hand during the dispute settlement concerning contract of claims under marine protection or insurance policies along with other shipping related disputes.

CLP in Dhaka Bangladesh also work on Admiralty cases, on which our team of attorneys and counselors effort very faithfully together and bit their experience of knowledge of the law and courtroom strategies in order to receive the best service and ensure that our client get the proper verdict. Our firm also has the capability of supervising litigation in jurisdictions within different countries and coordinating with our associate law firm, to deliver the best service to our clients. The Chambers legal counselors routinely show up in the Admiralty court of the Hon’ble High Court Division for a few cases for various gatherings with or without an application for Ship capture on a pressing premise under the Admiralty Court Act 2000. Team CLP knows the direness and system of ship capture and its reaction is constantly prompt in the port authority.

Furthermore Team CLP has extensive experience in “wet” shipping work including pilotage, collisions between ships, towing and salvage, casualties and international conventions.

The firm handles a wide scope of wet shipping matters in Dhaka, Chittagong and Khulna port for both domestic and global customers including the proprietors of the ship, ship agents, P&I clubs, lenders, charterers and cargo intrigues together with their safety net providers. The firm has additionally spoken to exchange affiliations and different suppliers of sea administrations cargo forwarders. The firm has dealt with an assortment of load debates including different things, for example, mass oil, grain and containerized products. Moreover the firm is had some expertise in upholding sea liens under neighborhood and universal expressions and laws.

Bangladesh Government urges overseas ship proprietors to enlist their boats under Bangladesh Flag. Government made easygoing principles and guidelines to advance shipping areas. CLP lawyer is in the process for assist and advice and will help in avoiding either litigation or violations of state laws to ensure the best possible outcome for their client and help ship owners for enrolling their boats with Principal Officer-Mercantile Marine Department (POMMD), Chittagong through Bangladesh Inland Water and transport authority BIWTA.



Capture of ship is an extraordinary element of admiralty law. It is a pre-preliminary cure basically essential to a sea lender. Bangladesh is a standout amongst the most invaluable capture jurisdictions for the reasons, among others, Bangladesh is not a signatory to any ship capture agreement, and ship Capture implies the detainment of a ship by legal procedure to secure a maritime claim. The maritime claim under admiralty law for the most part covers all reasons for activities identifying with ships and carriage of load and may further cover matters auxiliary to delivery. The capture is a piece of the procedure by which an Admiralty Court picks up locale over the topic of a claim. The impact of a request of capture counteracts the ship lawfully from moving or exchanging except if such request is pulled back or emptied by the court. The court has jurisdiction of 7/24 hours, arrest is both quick and cheap, court does not require counter security for ship capture, and there is no arrangement or routine with regards to granting damages for unfair capture. In customary law nations, a vessel must be captured in the set number of situations where petitioners are qualified for implement their cases in a procedure in rem. As such, the activity in rem makes the establishment for the privilege to capture a ship in such nations. The crucial lawful nature of an activity in rem is that it is a procedure against the res. In this way, when a ship speaks to such a res, as is habitually the situation, the activity in rem is against the ship itself. An action in rem is just accessible in the activity of office of admiralty jurisdiction.

PNI club’s LIU/LOI is not acknowledged for arrival of the vessel and a vessel is discharged after outfitting Bank Guarantee. The High Court Division of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh practices under the Admiralty Jurisdiction and the Admiralty Court Act, 2000 and the Admiralty Rules, 1912. Admiralty Rules give that in suits in rem a warrant for the capture of property might be issued at the example both of the offended party or of the litigant whenever after the suit has been founded, yet no warrant of arrest will be issued until an oath/ affidavit by the party or his representor has been documented.


The Court does not recognize the idea of wrongful capture with the end goal of counter security however it can clear the request for capture of ship on the ground of unfair capture. The court can grant expenses of the suit against the losing party. Besides, if in any suit the litigant questions the case on the ground that the case or protection is false or vexatious and assuming from there on, such case or guard is refused the Court will make a request for the installment to the dissident, such expense by method for pay which may stretch out up to 20000 twenty thousand taka.

CLP deals with disputes in a professional manner to enable their client with cost control and time management services. The law firm has in depth training and knowledge in the sector of ship arrest with super trained Barrister and Advocates.

Team CLP at Gulshan in Dhaka is a forward looking and outcome driven marine consulting firm in Bangladesh. Our fundamental focus is on ‘Insurance and Indemnity (PNI) club and lawful correspondence administrations and it offers a far reaching hazard, guarantee the board and legitimate administrations in Bangladesh to PNI Clubs, H&M guarantors, Defense Clubs, global law offices, transport proprietors, charterers, deliver administrators and ship administrators.

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