Mr Haco van der Houven van Oordt > AKD > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

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Transport & Trade




Haco van der Houven van Oordt is a lawyer and partner at AKD. He is an international litigation specialist with a focus on shipping and offshore. Haco has extensive experience with disputes involving marine accidents and the construction and operation of ships and offshore objects.

Haco is proficient in the preparation and execution of an international litigation strategy. He is an expert in the field of attachments and the enforcement of securities and frequently litigates in connection with marine insurance. Haco is regularly involved in disputes in and around the Dutch Caribbean. Clients appreciate his drive and creativity which often lead to original solutions.

Haco lectures maritime law at Utrecht University and is an editor of the maritime and insurance law review ‘Schip & Schade’. He is also a member of the supervisory board of the Maritime Museum and of the International Working Group on Polar Shipping – Subgroup Antarctic Shipping of the Comité Maritime International.


Haco lectures maritime law at Utrecht Law College and is editor of maritime and insurance law report Schip & Schade. Haco is supervisory board member of the Maritime Museum in Rotterdam.


Haco obtained his law degree at the University of Leiden in 1997.

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Transport

(Hall of Fame)

Haco van der Houven van OordtAKD

AKD has a broad transport practice which covers the shipping, aviation, road and logistics sectors, among others. It has notable experience in cross-border litigation and has a strong track record in shipping collisions and marine accidents. The team is headed up by veteran shipping litigator Haco van der Houven van Oordt and Jan Kromhout, who is recommended for transactional and contracts work in the offshore, oil and gas, and shipping industries. Annemieke Spijker is a name to note for international logistics contracts.