Salvage and Oil Spill Response

IMG has experience confronting legal issues connected with shipping casualties and salvage operations, including environmental pollution, towage, wreck removal and ship recycling issues.

IMG is prepared to act for salvors, OSRO's, or Vessel Owners during and in the aftermath of shipping casualties and ensuing operations. Our team is familiar with various types of salvage agreements, including Lloyd’s Open Form, SCOPIC and general commercial agreements. We work alongside all the different parties that may be involved in salvage operations, including owners, insurers, government, and local interests.

Salvage Areas of Expertise

IMG draws upon a wealth of experience when advising clients during a salvage operation. We advise clients on the best forum in which to resolve disputes, as well as, on general average, claims calculation, and limitation and insurance claims. We also work with national and international authorities while we represent clients’ interests in formal inquiries and investigations.

We regularly advise clients on the legal implications of accidental bunker spills and contamination, environmental damage, wreck removal, environmental damage, and ship recycling. IMG not only helps owners respond to oil spills, but also advises clients affected by the subject in various branches of maritime commerce.

IMG draws upon a wealth of experience when advising clients during a spill response. We advise clients on how best to tender their claims, claims calculation, and claims budgeting. We also work with national and international authorities while we represent clients’ interests in formal inquiries and investigations.

IMG has experience confronting legal issues connected with shipping casualties and salvage operations, including environmental pollution, towage, wreck removal and ship recycling issues. IMG is prepared to act for salvors during and in the aftermath of shipping casualties and ensuing operations, dealing with environmental and pollution concerns, towage, wreck removal and ship recycling issues.

IMG draws upon a wealth of experience when advising clients during a casualty investigation. We deal with all parties that may be involved in salvage operations, including owners, insurers, government, and local interests. Our team is familiar with all types of salvage agreements, including Lloyd’s Open Form, SCOPIC and general commercial agreements.

We advise clients on the best forum in which to resolve disputes, as well as, on general average, claims calculation, and limitation and insurance claims. We also work with national and international authorities while we represent clients’ interests in formal inquiries and investigations.

Legal Services we Provide in Salvage and Oil Spill Response

Civil Disputes

We handle cross-border and domestic disputes for diverse industries.

Learn More

Contracts

IMG assists business organizations with the creation and review of various corporate agreements and contracts.

Learn More

Entity Formation

Forming the right business entity is critical to your business’ success.

Learn More

Joint Ventures

IMG’s business & corporate legal team has helped clients with a verity of domestic, cross border, and international joint ventures.

Learn More

Regulatory

IMG is at the forefront of international trade and maritime services regulation.

Learn More

Contact Us

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
IMG Compass

Let us apply our world-class capabilities. We’ll start by getting to know you. You do the talking, we’ll do the listening. Our tailored solutions will help you meet the challenges and opportunities of doing business in the U. S. market, and beyond.

800 Fifth Avenue, Suite 4100 
Seattle, WA 98104

Office: (206) 707-8338
Fax: (206) 707-8338

Scroll to Top