Shipping & Aviation

TRINITI has distinguished itself by providing industry-specific legal services for the shipping and aviation sectors in the Baltics since the 1990s. The strength of our maritime practice comes from our knowledge of and experience in the following areas:

  • ship financing and mortgages
  • sales and purchases
  • ship management
  • bareboat charters
  • flagging matters
  • newbuilding contracts
  • maritime liens and claims

We are similarly proficient in aviation-related legal matters, including the following:

  • sales and purchases
  • leasing and maintenance
  • aircraft mortgages
  • charter agreements
  • aviation permits, certificates and other regulatory issues
  • code-sharing and traffic rights
  • passenger and cargo claims

Below is a selection of representative matters we have handled in the fields of shipping and aviation:

  • advising on the newbuilding of a multifunctional vessel for the Estonian Police and Border Guard
  • drafting legislative acts for the development of the Riga International Airport
  • assisting with the acquisition of majority shares in Estonian Air for the Republic of Estonia
  • advising a South American shipping company on its acquisition of a general cargo vessel
  • drafting lease agreements involving three new Bombardier CRJ 900 NextGen aircraft
  • counselling LOT Polish Airlines on surcharges and related matters

The Legal 500 lists TRINITI as a firm with ‘experience in ship finance, vessel sales and purchases, management, bareboat charters, flagging matters and shipbuilding. The team also has aviation expertise, including aircraft sales and purchases, leasing and maintenance, regulatory issues, code sharing and traffic rights as well as passenger and cargo claims’

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