Martin Green  

Martin Green
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Ship Finance Award at Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia 2018

Ship Finance Award at Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia 2018


The Singapore office has been established in Singapore for 23 years, and as part of the Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance*, is widely recognised as being a top-tier firm in asset finance, shipping, international trade and corporate, covering the region from its Singapore hub.
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Our 60 lawyer Alliance team in Singapore, covering international and permitted areas of Singapore law, has built an enviable reputation for investment advice, shipping, offshore and aviation, mergers and acquisitions, corporate, banking and project finance and disputes.

The team in Singapore has strong expertise in the maritime industry. Our shipping and offshore team is one of very few in Asia to offer a complete ensemble of market-leading ship finance, corporate and litigation services to the maritime industry. Our clients include almost every major ship finance bank, many of the world's largest shipping, commodity and offshore multinationals and the world's leading shipyards.

We have an experienced corporate team boasting an enviable track record of market leading deals throughout Southeast Asia.

We are also recognised as having a market leading aviation finance practice. The team acted on a number of landmark and ground-breaking deals, including the world’s largest ever commercial aircraft and OEM order in history, a private placement of aircraft-backed bonds in Korea and the first foreign debt financing of aircraft in Myanmar.

We add value to the services we provide to our clients through 23 years of experience built up in Singapore. With both international and local expertise within the Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance*, we have an insight into how business is done in the region.

*Stephenson Harwood LLP and Virtus Law LLP are each registered under the Limited Liability Partnership Act (Chapter 163A) of Singapore with limited liability and are members of the Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance, a formal law alliance licensed in Singapore.

"Very responsive, efficient, client-oriented and results-driven" 
Chambers Asia Pacific 2019

Quantum Pacific Shipping

Advised Quantum Pacific Shipping on a share disposal to Norway’s Ocean Yield ASA to establish a joint venture for the construction and operation of six mega container vessels, with an aggregate value of US$1 billion.

Singapore Technologies Aerospace Ltd 

Advising ST Aerospace on its 5% equity stake disposal in STA Guangzhou, a joint venture with Guangdong Airport Authority, to Japan Airlines Co., Ltd.


Advising the LOGOS Group on the establishment of the LOGOS India Logistics Venture, a Singapore incorporated asset management platform, to fund investments in logistics real estate in India.

Singapore Technologies Telemedia

Advising the Singapore-based global investor on a strategic investment in Virtus Data Centres, the UK’s fastest growing data centre provider, via a joint venture with Brockton Capital.


Advised the buyer in the acquisition of Yoshinoya (S) Pte Ltd, which operates a Japanese fast food restaurant chain in Singapore known for its “beef bowls”. 

Opus Offshore Ltd

Advised Opus Offshore Ltd on the acquisition of 2 offshore rigs worth of US$200 million. (Marine Money Offshore M&A Deal of the Year 2014)

Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank

Advised Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (CA CIB) in Paris in relation to a US$34 million post-delivery facility for Epic Gas Ltd.

United Overseas Bank Limited

Advised United Overseas Bank Limited, the sponsor, issue manager, underwriter and placement agent in the initial public offering (IPO) of Soo Kee Group Ltd.

DVB Bank

Advised DVB Bank on US$26 million umbrella facility in relation to five Boeing B737-300 aircraft, for a joint venture partnership and subsequent leasing to airlines including Southwest and Continental.

Physical trading arm of international bank

Represented commodities trader as seller and charterer, pursuing and defending claims in arbitration references in London and Singapore. Structuring complex multi-party settlement agreements following ship arrests in a number of jurisdictions and achieving satisfactory settlement.

Engie (previously GDF Suez)

Advised Engie on its acquisition of Keppel FMO in Singapore and Qatar from Keppel Integrated Engineering and on its joint venture interests in the Filinvest district cooling project in the Philippines.

Multinational shipyard

Advised a multinational shipyard in respect of its S$123 million contract with a major shipping group with end user a national science agency, in respect of the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of a dynamically positioned blue water research vessel.

Transportation Partners

Advised Transportation Partners on a structured US Ex-Im Bank bond and loan financing of up to 29 B737-900ER aircraft to be operated by Malindo Air, Batik Air, Thai Lion and Lion Air.

Singapore ship owner

Advised a Singapore ship owner on a US$676 million multi-tranche and revolving credit facility in relation to 29 vessels to be advanced by a syndicate of international banks.

BW LPG Holding Limited

Advised BW LPG Holding Limited on a US$400 million syndicated multi-tranche KEXIM and commercial lender backed loan facility for the purchase of 7 VLGCs under construction at Korean yard.

Martin Green

Martin Green Managing Partner

T: +65 6226 1600
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Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance 
1 Raffles Place 
#18-61 Tower 2
Singapore 048616

T: +65 6226 1600 / +65 6737 1234 │F: +65 6226 1661 / +65 6339 4991

How to find us

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The building drop off point is along Battery Rd. 

Head to Raffles Place MRT Station (NS26 - North South Line/ EW14 East West Line). Take Exit A. 

Church St - Service No. 186
Cecil St - Service No. 57, 131
Collyer Quay & Fullerton Rd - Service No.10, 10E, 57, 70, 100, 107, 128, 130, 131, 162, 196, 196E. 


Parking is available at the building. The carpark entrance is assessable via Market St and Malacca St.

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17 Sep 2019

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01 Jul 2019

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17 May 2019

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02 May 2019

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25 Apr 2019

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17 Apr 2019

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03 Apr 2019

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21 Feb 2019

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07 Feb 2019

From Insights

Extensive amendments to the Singapore Employment Act

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30 Jan 2019

From Insights

Kaefer Aislamientos SA de CV v AMS Drilling Mexico SA de CV and others [2019] EWCA Civ 10

Stephenson Harwood acted for the successful respondents, Atlantic Tiburon 1 Pte Ltd and Ezion Holdings Limited ("AT1" and "Ezion" respectively), in a leading Court of ..


29 Jan 2019

From Blog

ICC updates Note to Parties and Arbitral Tribunals on Conduct of Arbitration

​On 19 December 2018, the International Court of Arbitration of the ICC announced an update to its Note to Parties and Arbitral Tribunals on the Conduct of Arbitration..


23 Jan 2019

From News

Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance advises Seacor on US$46 million acquisition

Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance has advised Seacor Marine on its US$46 million acquisition and financing through deferred payment arrangements of three platfor..


03 Jan 2019

From News

Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance advises AirAsia Group Berhad on US$768 million Merah Aviation sale

Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance has advised AirAsia Group Berhad, and its wholly-owned subsidiary Asia Aviation Capital Limited (AACL), on the sale of AACL's e..


02 Jan 2019

From News

Stephenson Harwood advises Triple P Capital on double investment

Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has advised private equity firm Triple P Capital on its acquisition of Contemi Solutions, and its controlling stake investment into The..


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