Image Image Image Image Image
Scroll to Top

To Top

Shipping and Transport

FORT offers expertise in all key shipping & transport areas in the Baltic States, including arrests of ships, carriage of goods, passenger transport, insurance, international sale of goods, regulatory issues, freight forwarding, registration of vessels and aircraft, enforcement of transport and maritime claims, ship and aircraft construction, finance, sale and purchase as well as infrastructure development projects. Our attorneys are well aware of the peculiarities of all transport types and have considerable expertise related to both disputes as well as commercial contracts in this field.


  • Legal assistance to the Road Transport Administration in the public procurement competition for providing passenger transport services with buses in the intercity routes in the centre of Latvia
  • Legal assistance to the Cabinet of Ministers of Republic of Latvia in the constitutional dispute with the passenger carrier companies regarding compensations for providing passenger transport services
  • Representing international passenger carrier company ECOLINES in the dispute related to the tariffs of bus terminal services, including involvement of the Competition Council of Latvia regarding abuse of the dominant position in specific market
  • Acquisition of IVECO authorised distributor and its repair network, advising of vertical integration of businesses afterwards and daily advice related to distributorship and vehicle leasing agreements
  • Acquisition of local EUROPCAR operator and drafting of standard terms of car rental
  • Representing BLRT Group in a dispute with Estonian Maritime Administration regarding a public procurement proceeding for the construction of a new passenger ferry
  • Daily advice of several key players in shipping and transportation companies like Hansabuss, Balti Bussi Grupp etc