Shipping is a large and long-established business in Norway, and the shipping industry has characterized the country’s development up to today’s modern society. Norway has been a leading maritime nation for generations and shipping has been a major player in our company since BAHR was established in 1966.
Our clients mainly include Norwegian and foreign shipowners, insurers and brokers, but we also assist shipyards and other parts of the maritime supplier industry. Our team has a thorough understanding of the legal framework governing the maritime industry. We advise on all types of shipping-related transactions, negotiations and drafting of shipbuilding contracts, project follow-up, sale & leaseback contracts and dispute resolution. Through our comprehensive experience within the field, we assist our clients with financing, tax related issues, company law, competition law, insurance as well as environmental issues related to the Norwegian and international shipping and maritime business. In BAHR, we combine a high level of market understanding with solid professional competence in the effort to achieve the best results for our clients.