Customs and Maritime

Customs and Maritime

The RMSA Customs and Maritime Law team takes responsibility to study the client’s business in order to improve its importation and exportation procedures, integrating these processes with customs planning and advise on special customs regimes, aiming cost reduction and legal security.

Concerning the department of Maritime Law, RMSA can meet the diverse legal necessities of investors. Such as foreign and Brazilian cargo and passenger companies, vessel owners and related corporations like service and logistic providers.

The RMSA team is qualified to provide diverse services, highlighting:

Analysis of possible requests for the granting of specific customs regimes and tax incentives

Advise in customs clearance of merchandise and exportation

Advice in customs law, in matters involving: tax classification, customs valuation, clearance, control and investigation of illicit customs acts

Obtaining special regimes, customs regimens and tax incentives

Advise in current maritime and customs regulations

Representation and advise before the Brazilian Maritime Tribunal

Register of ship-owners and vessels before the REB (Brazilian Special Registry)

Performance and assistance in judicial and administrative disputes related to maritime law

Preparation of transport contracts and documents related such as transport knowledge

Drafting of broken letters and large volume charter contracts (COAs – in Portuguese)

Assistance in purchase, sale and financing of vessels

Consultancy in international conventions and agreements

Demurrage of ships

Defense of Demurrage containers, release of retained containers, damage and merchandise storage

Consultancy to international ship-owners