Danella Wilmshurst

Danella specialises in all aspects of shipping and international logistics.

Danella assists ship owners, operators, logistics providers and their insurers in regulatory, commercial and dispute matters. Danella has over 25 years of experience in assisting liner operators, ship builders, freight forwarders and with specialised logistics projects.

Danella has been recognised in a number of national and international lawyer guides as a leading practitioner in shipping, trade and transport.


Danella’s experience includes advising:

  • Ship builders in connection with covid related delays and issues of force majeure in amended build forms;
  • Various logistics operators with customer insolvency, assertion of contractual and statutory lien interests and competing registered security interests;
  • Numerous clients on ship sale and purchase, registration and ownership structuring;
  • Various clients with commercial and contracting considerations in connection with Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI) and the annual operational carbon intensity indicator (CII) compliance requirements; and
  • Marine and marine asset insurers in connection with collision damage claims.


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