Carlos A. Morán

Houston, Partner

Telephone: +1 713-655-6207

Practice Areas & Industries



A worldwide salvage company in the salvage efforts of an 835-foot and 52,267 DWT container-ship grounded on a public beach off a tourist port in Mexico. The successful re-floating was one of the most challenging and significant 'no cure – no pay' salvage endeavors ever undertaken in maritime history and attracted the interest of the shipping industry worldwide. The salvage award exceeded US$48m (at the time, the largest ever).

Advising several international financial services entities and commodities traders on financial, regulatory and material liability aspects related to the trading of oil, LNG, metals, coal and other commodities in Mexico.