Shipping in Oman

Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co

Al Busaidy, Mansoor Jamal & Co's shipping practice focuses on financings, commercial contracts, carriage of goods, insurance, as well as advising on accidents at sea. Mansoor Jamal Malik is the key name of note and is an expert in maritime and shipping law, particularly in financing. Associate Hussein Azmy also works on commercial shipping issues.

Practice head(s):

Mansoor Jamal Malik

Key clients

Ministry of Environment of Oman

Oman Global Logistics Group SAOC

Royal Oman Police

Oman Shipping Company SAOC

Khimji Ramdas Shipping LLC

Transworld Shipping, Trading and Logistic Services LLC

Oman International Terminal Container LLC

Oman Oil Refineries & Petroleum Industries Company SAOC

Work highlights

  • Advised Renaissance Services on the divestment of its offshore support vessel.
  • Representing the government of Oman before the different level of courts in a liability case concerning marine pollution, clean up and vessel salvage, applicable international law and a claim with the International Oil Pollution Compensation (IOPC) Funds.
  • Acted as Omani legal counsel for Standard Chartered Bank on an $80m term-loan facility to finance the vessels Saham and Saiq guaranteed by Oman Shipping Company SAOC.


Dentons' shipping team has expertise in contentious and non-contentious matters. Andrew Figgins is uniquely experienced as a former GC of Oman Shipping Company and is highly experienced in contractual and commercial matters. On the contentious side, Dali Al Habboub has expertise in civil litigation, arbitration and mediation.

Practice head(s):

Andrew Figgins 

Key clients

International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund

Oman Sai

Work highlights

  • Advising International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund on funds obligations arising from a sunk ship in 2013.

Said Al-Shahry & Partners (SASLO)

Said Al-Shahry & Partners (SASLO) is a popular choice for key government bodies - including Oman Shipping Company - for contentious and non-contentious shipping issues. Thamer Al Shahry leads the team and is an expert in corporate and commercial agreements. He works alongside Graham Mouat, who is notably skilled in ship finance and contractual disputes.

Practice head(s):

Thamer Al Shahry

Key clients

Aramex International

Oman Drydock Company

Oman Global Logistics Group

Oman Charter Company

Oman International Container Terminal

Oman Shipping Company

Oman Ship Management Company

Port of Duqm Company

Prime Tankers

PSA Maritime

Swedish P&I Club 8 No

The Britannia Stemship Insurance Association Limited

Work highlights

  • Advised Oman Shipping Company on the amendments required to its articles of association.