About Dr Johannes Trost

Dr Johannes Trost is a partner with more than 25 years’ experience in shipping law and litigation. He is highly regarded for his expertise in the areas of marine collisions, casualties and salvage, both at sea and on inland waterways. Johannes represents clients on large casualties involving complex technical and nautical issues, fires on board vessels, black-out, stability issues, machinery breakdown, vibration and corrosion. He is regularly instructed in limitation of liability matters and is also very active in the renewable energy sector, in particular offshore wind. Johannes is a member of the Nautical Association of Hamburg and the GMAA, a member of the board for shipping law within the Association for European Inland Navigation and Waterways, on the legal committee of IVR Rotterdam, on the legal working group of WAB (Germany’s Offshore Wind Industry and the Wind Energy Network in the Northwest Region) and a member of the Cluster Renewable Energy Hamburg.


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