About Haco van der Houven van Oordt

Haco van der Houven van Oordt is a lawyer and partner at AKD. He is an international litigation specialist with a focus on shipping and offshore. Haco has extensive experience with disputes involving marine accidents and the construction and operation of ships and offshore objects.

Haco is proficient in the preparation and execution of an international litigation strategy. He is an expert in the field of attachments and the enforcement of securities and frequently litigates in connection with marine insurance. Haco is regularly involved in disputes in and around the Dutch Caribbean. Clients appreciate his drive and creativity which often lead to original solutions.

Haco lectures maritime law at Utrecht University and is an editor of the maritime and insurance law review 'Schip & Schade'. He is also a member of the supervisory board of the Maritime Museum and of the International Working Group on Polar Shipping – Subgroup Antarctic Shipping of the Comité Maritime International.

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London arbitral award not enforced in Netherlands

10 Sep 2020 | Publication

Haco van der Houven van Oordt in ILO Newsletter

Dutch court overrules London on email charterparty agreements

07 May 2020 | News

Haco van der Houven van Oordt in Lloyd's List

AKD's rankings in Chambers Europe 2020 even better than last year's rankings

12 Mar 2020 | News

A beautiful recognition of the efforts of our lawyers in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg.

Coronavirus outbreak: brief guidance for shipping, aviation, and transport & trade

11 Feb 2020 | Blog

Our Transport & Trade team provides some brief guidance for these industries

Dutch courts open up evidence gathering to actions from other jurisdictions

04 Nov 2019 | News

Haco van der Houven van Oordt quoted in Lloyd's List