Maritime, Transport and Customs Law

When you think of Antwerp the first thing to come to mind is its world-class port. And when you think of that world-class port you think of HBSV Advocaten for handling any disputes or issues between shipping companies, consignors, parties with a stake in cargo, transporters, the various logistics agents involved in transportation and any other parties.

HBSV Advocaten has been a leading law firm since 1973 that specialises in maritime and inland shipping law, road transport law and rail or air transport.

If you are in any way involved with domestic or cross-border goods traffic, then HBSV Advocaten will advise you and provide support for all legal issues involving customs, excise duties and/or taxes.

  • Air waybills
  • Agents
  • Assistance and storage
  • Attachments 
  • Bills of lading/Sea waybills
  • Chartering (time and distance)
  • Collisions
  • Containers
  • CMR waybills
  • Customs agents
  • Demurrage/Detention
  • Excise duties
  • Forwarding agents
  • General averages
  • Goods transport
  • Hague Visby Rules
  • Hazardous substances
  • Import duties
  • Liability funds
  • Port taxes
  • Salvaging
  • Shipping agents 
  • Shipping companies
  • Stevedores
  • Taxes
  • Etc