Andrei Kharchanka is the in-house legal counsel of BBC Chartering GmbH, a world-leading shipping company in the ocean carriage of heavy lift and project cargoes. His duties include handling various cargo damage, freight, demurrage and detention claims, vessel collision and grounding claims from the time of occurrence until resolution, whether through arbitration, litigation or commercially.
Kharchenko is admitted to practice in New York. He defended his doctorate dissertation in the University of Groningen and obtained his master in admiralty law with distinction at Tulane University. He has participated as a speaker in various conferences worldwide.
Spring 2016 - Admiralty: Freight Forwarders, Shipbrokers & NVOCCs: Intermediaries & the Carriage of Goods by Sea