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  • Malaysian counsel advising a Korean company in a large shipping-related group on Malaysian legal issues regarding long-term transactions.

  • Malaysian counsel to The Standard Club and PL Ferrari advising on a collision in Malaysian waters between vessels on a ship-to-ship transfer operation.

  • Malaysian counsel conducting a legal due diligence on a Malaysian company for Nova Marine Carriers SA in the proposed acquisition of forty nine percent (49%) + two percent (2%) shares in the Malaysian Company by Nova Marine Carriers SA.

  • Transaction counsel advising a wholly owned subsidiary of the largest publicly-listed power company in Southeast Asia with RM99.03 billion worth of assets on its contracts relating to port management, logistics and coal handling.

  • Malaysian counsel advising Ports of Tonga in relation to sale and purchase of tugboat from a Malaysian owner.

  • Transactional lawyer advising Tenaga Nasional Berhad subsidiary, TNB Fuel Services Sdn Bhd, the biggest purchaser of coal in the Asia Pacific region, in the review of their contracts to carry a percentage of the 20 million metric tonnes annual coal tonnage requirements.

  • Transactional lawyer to EximBank Bhd, the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Transport in the historical establishment of Malaysia’s first protection and indemnity club.

  • Transaction counsel to Labuan incorporated shipowners of Labuan registered vessels in Malaysia’s first shipping trust structure to finance the acquisition of 2 vessels for USD60 million.

  • Transaction counsel advising a US-based food colours company with more than 2 billion servings of food and beverages containing its coloring consumed around the globe daily including Coca-Cola and McDonalds products on its contracts relating to its factory in Iskandar Malaysia.

  • Malaysian counsel to a US-based investment group in a joint venture to finance the acquisition of two (2) vessels for USD43 million each and a USD140 million DP-3 Offshore Construction / Pipelay vessel to service idle wells.

  • Counsel to the lead joint venture partner in a 60-year concession for a gas supply base in East Malaysia.

  • Transaction counsel in a proposed reverse take over of a Malaysian public listed company by the Singapore regional office of a French-based offshore oil & gas vessel owner injecting 61 vessels as assets.

  • Counsel advising the Malaysian national oil & gas company, Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd on transfer issues for the FSO Sepat and the MOPU Sepat.

  • Counsel to SapuraKencana Petroleum Bhd, owner of the FSPO Berantai modified at a Singapore shipyard.

  • Counsel advising SapuraKencana Petroleum Bhd on developing shipbuilding contracts for the construction of 3 pipe lay support vessels for the Brazilian oil & gas industry.

  • Malaysian counsel advising Tigerair on issues arising from lien enforcement and leases.

  • Malaysian counsel on long term retainer advising AirTanker Services Limited as commercial operator of a fleet of civilian aircraft modified for military use.

  • Malaysian counsel to AirAsia X Berhad in the leases of 6 Airbus Industrie aircraft A330-300 for delivery 2013 and 2014 by the US-based world’s largest lessor of aircraft, International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC).

  • Malaysian counsel to GE Capital Services Pte Ltd, the Singapore branch of the US-based finance company, for 4 Labuan-registered vessels in a ship financing involving a fleet of 28 vessels owned by subsidiaries of Jaya Holdings Limited, a Singapore shipyard.

  • Malaysian counsel to Nicotra Gebhardt Group, an Italian group of companies, in a financing to their German subsidiary by GE Corporate Finance Bank SAS, London Branch involving a €15,000,000 Revolving Facility Agreement and a €100,000,000 Senior Term Facilities Agreement whereby a Malaysian subsidiary provided securities.

  • Malaysian counsel to European bank in USD90 million ship financing of derrick barge support vessel.

  • Malaysian counsel to European owners of MOPU on liability issues relating to suspension of classification, insurance and registration.

  • Malaysian counsel advising a Norwegian oil rig owner on Malaysian ship ownership and Labuan issues.

  • Malaysian counsel advising a German group on European Commission anti-dumping duties.

  • Counsel advising a Fujairah UAE-based aircraft owners on a purchase of aircraft for leasing.

  • Counsel advising a Dutch shipyard on a shipbuilding contract for 6 high-speed patrol vessels with the Singapore government.

  • Counsel advising a US-based oil & gas company on the sale & purchase and the quiet enjoyment letter for an FPSO off Sabah, Malaysia owned jointly with PSC Venture Parties.

  • Malaysian counsel advising a Singapore-based shipowning group on the USD$200 million financing of an accommodation crane barge.

  • Malaysian counsel advising a Norwegian Oil & gas company on Malaysian tax.

  • Malaysian counsel for a charterer of the North Malay Basin FPSO advising on issues arising from mortgages

  • Counsel acting for a US-based purchaser of a yacht for USD$65 million, built in New Zealand, financed out of Singapore and registered with the Marshall Islands Registry in Singapore.

  • Malaysian counsel requested by Aviation Working Group to respond to questionnaire on jurisdictional implementation of Cape Town Convention.

  • Counsel in legal due diligence for Malaysian institutional investor acquiring shipowning company.

  • We acted as maritime law consultant in the National Ocean Policy for the Malaysian Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, in which we advised the Ministry on the maritime law component of the National Ocean Policy.

  • Counsel for Malaysian charterer of 3 offshore vessels in oil & gas project off Mumbai.

  • Malaysian joint counsel for Lenders/ECAs and US-based world’s largest lessor of aircraft in taking new security over 1 Malaysian-registered A330-200 aircraft in a USD3.7 billion term loan secured by a portfolio of aircraft.

  • Counsel for US-based world’s biggest owner of offshore support vessels, advising on 51% Malaysian ship owning requirements under the Merchant Shipping Ordinance 1952.

  • Malaysian counsel for a global UK-based shipowning group in a USD50 million joint venture with Malaysian group of companies, 51% Malaysian shipowning requirements under the Merchant Shipping Ordinance 1952.

  • Transaction counsel for a Malaysian institutional investor in a joint venture with a Malaysian ship owning group to invest in 6 anchor handling tugs and support vessels for USD121.5 million.

  • Malaysian counsel for a Norwegian oil rig- and vessel-owning group in a joint venture with a Malaysian investor to own substantial shareholding in a Malaysian rig- and pipelaying barge-owning public-listed company.

  • Transaction counsel advising the biggest charterer of coal shipments in South East Asia on contracts of affreightment worth RM1.3 billion, charterparties and coal trade agreements, developing standard-form coal trade agreements.

  • Malaysian counsel for a variety of B737-300 aircraft transactions including advising on leasing and sub-sub-leasing arrangements, the Cape Town Convention, tax implications of on-sale, de-registration from the Malaysian Aircraft Register, Labuan offshore jurisdiction issues.

  • Malaysian counsel for Japanese shipping banks in a syndicated term loan facilities for financing one floating, production, storage and offloading vessel operating off Vietnam for USD223 million.

  • Transaction counsel for a Malaysian FPSO and offshore vessel owner drafting time charter and operating & management contracts one floating, production, storage and offloading vessel operating in the Okoro/Setu oilfield, off Nigeria for USD200 million.

  • Local counsel for Dutch-based owner of 250 aircraft worldwide in an aircraft securitisation involving notes issued and refinanced with additional notes being issued valued in excess of USD1 billion.

  • Local counsel in a syndicated term loan facility of USD223 million for financing one floating, production, storage and offloading vessel operating off Australia.

  • Advising the Government of Malaysia on a contract for the acquisition of aircraft and provision of aviation services for airborne platform, data acquisition and sensor maintenance services under an airborne remote sensing programme for RM143 million.

  • Advising a Malaysian owner and Norwegian joint venture partner on the acquisition of two self-erecting tender rigs for USD100 million.

  • Advising a US-based owner of 2 pipe-laying derrick barges in a sale to a Malaysian buyer for USD85 million.

  • Local counsel UK-based financiers in a tax lease financing of USD150 million for three dry bulk tankers and two product tankers.

  • Local counsel for Singapore-based and HK-based Dutch and French financiers in a syndicated term loan facility of USD140 million for refinancing a chemical tanker fleet of 6 vessels.

  • Local counsel for Dutch-Belgian shipping bank in a syndicated term loan facility of USD415 million for financing one floating, production, storage and offloading vessel operating at Kikeh, off East Malaysia.

  • Malaysian counsel to a Singapore-based shipowning group of companies on issues involving charterparties for carriage of goods from West Africa

  • Transaction counsel in a shipping trust structure to finance the acquisition of 2 vessels for USD60 million

  • Malaysian counsel to a US-based information technology company advising on its standard form equipment lease contract On Demand Advantage Agreement

  • Malaysian counsel advising a UK-based aviation group on Malaysian aviation laws

  • Malaysian counsel advising a Norwegian oil rig owner on its Malaysian employment contracts

  • Contentious shipping including arrests of vessels, Mareva injunctions, charterparty & bill of lading disputes, London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA) arbitration, ad-hoc international arbitration

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