Press & Publications

07 December 2020

Ports and Terminals, our firm's latest contribution to the 'Getting the Deal Through' series of publications, written by Arnold and Charlotte van Steenderen, was recently published. We may not have the largest team specialising in legal matters relating to the ports and terminals business, but we certainly have one of the best.

07 November 2020

The Courts of Rotterdam recently considered a case where a carrier had incorrectly overdelivered to one consignee on a bulk cargo of soy beans, resulting an a shortage to another consignee. The defendant carrier disputed the jurisdiction of the Courts based on the arbitration clause in the bill of lading.

19 October 2020

Arnold and Charlotte van Steenderen contributed to the inaugural edition of The Superyacht Buyer Report published by The Superyacht Group with the article "Key considerations for yacht-building agreements". 

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02 September 2020

In the most recent Forwarderlaw newsletter of August 2020 noteworthy articles from our firm's Arnold van Steenderen and Charlotte van Steenderen have been published.  

Appeal judgment in CMR: burden of proof (Art 29), breakthrough limit (Art 23)

27 May 2020

Lexology Getting the Deal Through - Shipbuilding 2020 was recently published. It is the 9th edition of this well-received publication, which provides an overview of the law in thirteen international jurisdictions.

15 January 2020

In the Forwarderlaw newsletters of October and December 2019 noteworthy articles from our firm's Arnold van Steenderen have been published.  

A recent case in the Rotterdam District Court addresses the question of liability for payment for bunker fuels where the party originally obtaining the services has become bankrupt. Read the article that has been written by Arnold van Steenderen here:

17 December 2019

Lexology Getting The Deal Through - Ports & Terminals 2020 is the fifth edition of this publication. Our firm has contributed to the publication of Ports & Terminals 2020, which provides for an international comparison of legal concepts throughout 20 jurisdictions, and which provides answers to a large number of questions of relevance for an initial judgment in the environment of ports and terminals in those respective countries. Ports and terminals form the hubs in – sometimes in a negative way – the logistic chain.

01 November 2019

As of 1 November 2019, Van Steenderen MainportLawyers will be an associate member of Netherlands Maritime Technology, the industry organisation for maritime suppliers, shipyards and associated organisations. The Netherlands Maritime Technology (NMT) trade association is the first port of call for and primary representative of the Dutch maritime technology sector. The 400+ members include shipyards, marine equipment suppliers and service providers, all united within a close and highly successful network. 

01 September 2019

Lexology Getting The Deal Through has published the twelfth edition of Shipping, which is available in print and online at The 2020 publication provides an overview of Shipping law in 33 international jurisdictions. It is an indispensable guide for all those in-house lawyers and other key decision makers that are dealing with shipping and transport around the world.