Bangladesh is a maritime country with 710 KM of coastline at the vertex of the Bay of Bengal. It has two major seaports largest and busiest one is in Chittagong and the other port is in Mongla at Khulna. The admiralty court is located in the High Court in Dhaka. All maritime and admiralty related claims and proceedings are brought before the Admiralty court. Due to several factors like weather conditions, condition at the port, navigation error, pilotage etc collision does occur and such cases are not very uncommon in Admiralty court. Similarly, ownership disputes for local seagoing and non-sea going vessels are required to be brought before this court and the same are a regular item of this court. Foreign and local bunker suppliers, crews and mortgagee banks often invoke this jurisdiction for recovering their dues by arresting the vessels lying in Bangladesh territory. Involvement of International P&I Clubs and local and foreign Banks are a common affair as without their undertaking or bank guarantee respectively, the release of the ship cannot be insured. Claims arising from the carriage of goods, Shortfall of Cargo, Cargo damage, dead freight failure to pay freight and hire etc are nowadays common item as litigants are now more concerned with their rights. Action in rem for charter party claim for sub-freight on cargo lien can also be brought in limited cases depending on the arbitration clause. Our Chambers is one of the leading law firms in this area of law and has long experience of dealing with almost every kind of litigation which is brought before the Admiralty court of Dhaka.