Morten Lund Mathisen

About Morten

Morten Lund Mathisen is a Partner at Wikborg Rein's Oslo office and is part of the firm's Shipping Offshore practice where he also heads the Maritime and Offshore Emergency Response Team. He is a maritime and offshore lawyer specialised in international maritime law, particularly related to casualty work and wreck removal, assisting Norwegian and international clients; in particular P&I Clubs, hull underwriters and ship- and offshore unit owners. After initially working in the Oslo office he was heading the Kobe office for five years before moving to England where he headed Wikborg Rein’s London office from 1997 to 2008. Lund Mathisen is recommended by Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 as "Leader in their field" in the category Shipping: Litigation.

Lund Mathisen has more than 30 years of experience in his field and has in this period handled some of the largest and most complex casualties world wide. A selection of the cases are mentioned below.

Work experience
2008- Partner, Wikborg Rein, Oslo_NEWLINE_1997-2008 Partner, Wikborg Rein, London_NEWLINE_1997 Partner, Wikborg Rein, Kobe, Japan_NEWLINE_1995-1997 Norwegian Consul-General, Kobe/Osaka, Japan_NEWLINE_1992-1996 Japan Representative, Wikborg Rein, Kobe, Japan_NEWLINE_1988-1992 Associate, Wikborg Rein, Oslo_NEWLINE_1987-1988 Deputy Judge, Ålesund_NEWLINE_1987 Police Public Prosecutor, Moss Police Headquarters, Moss
1991 Navigation Certificate class 5_NEWLINE_1986 Cand. jur., University of Oslo
Relevant experience
Fair Afroditi Explosion, sale of oil tanker, Lomé, Togo_NEWLINE_Troll Solution Punch through of jack-up rig; fatalities, wreck removal, Gulf of Mexico_NEWLINE_Sorrento Fire on ro-ro passenger vessel, CTL, cargo damage, off Mallorca_NEWLINE_Goodfaith Grounding of bulk carrier; wreck removal, Andros, Greece_NEWLINE_FPSO Cidade de Sao Mateus Explosion, fatalities, salvage, Espirito Santo Basin, Brazil_NEWLINE_USNS Sgt Matej Kocak Grounding and salvage off Okinawa, Japan_NEWLINE_Asian Empire Fire and salvage of car carrier, cargo damage, Pacific Ocean_NEWLINE_Luno Wreck removal of grounded bulk carrier, Bayonne, France_NEWLINE_Wan Hai 602 Exploded container under deck at Suez Canal_NEWLINE_B-Elephant VLCC, alleged submarine cable damage at Alexandria, Egypt_NEWLINE_Chamarel Wreck removal of grounded cable laying vessel, Namibia_NEWLINE_Gelso M Wreck removal of grounded chemical tanker, Italy_NEWLINE_Bareli Grounding of container ship, oil pollution, cargo damage, wreck removal, China_NEWLINE_KS Endeavour Explosion and fire on jack-up rig, Nigeria_NEWLINE_Ikan Jahan LOF/transhipment grounded cargo ship, Indonesia_NEWLINE_Rena Wreck removal of grounded container ship, New Zealand_NEWLINE_Nordlys Fire on passenger ferry and c/w berth, salvage, Norway_NEWLINE_B Oceania Wreck removal of bulk carrier c/w MV Xin Tai Hai, Malacca Strait_NEWLINE_Navios Saggittarius Salvage of grounded bulk carrier, Denmark_NEWLINE_Double Prosperity Salvage of grounded bulk carrier, Bakud Reef, Philippines_NEWLINE_Godafoss Grounding, oil pollution, GA, salvage of multipurpose container ship, Norway_NEWLINE_Jupiter 1 Wreck removal of capsized semisub accommodation rig, Gulf of Mexico_NEWLINE_Hub Kuching Salvage after fire and CTL of container ship, South China Sea_NEWLINE_Far Grimshader Supply vessel c/w semisub Songa Dee, North Sea_NEWLINE_West Atlas Wreck removal of drilling rig, blowout and fire, Timor Sea, Australia_NEWLINE_Full City Grounding, oil pollution, refloating of bulk carrier, Norway_NEWLINE_Crete Cement Grounding, oil pollution, refloating and sale of cement carrier, Norway_NEWLINE_Bourbon Dolphin Capsizing and total loss of anchor handler, casualties, Shetland_NEWLINE_Repubblica di Genova Refloating and sale of capsized roro ship, cargo damage, Belgium_NEWLINE_Cembay Grounding on coral reef, salvage of cement carrier, oil pollution, cargo damage, Mexico_NEWLINE_Big Orange XVII Well stimulation vessel c/w platform, Ekofisk field, North Sea_NEWLINE_Server Grounding, oil pollution, wreck removal of bulk carrier, Norway_NEWLINE_Alaska Rainbow Cargo ship c/w passenger ferry, River Mersey, England_NEWLINE_Fjord Champion Fire and salvage of tanker, Norway_NEWLINE_Hyundai No. 105 Car carrier c/w VLCC Kaminesan, cargo damage, wreck removal, Singapore Strait_NEWLINE_Rocknes Refloating of grounded and capsized bulk carrier, oil pollution, casualties, Norway_NEWLINE_Panam Serena Explosion and fire, salvage and sale of chemical tanker, terminal claims, casualties, Sardinia, Italy_NEWLINE_Vans Princess Grounding of roro vessel, oil pollution, cargo damage, Tartous, Syria_NEWLINE_Tricolor Car carrier c/w container ship Kariba, sinking, wreck removal, cargo damage, multi-jurisdiction litigation, English Channel_NEWLINE_Hual Europe Grounding of car carrier, fire, oil pollution, cargo damage, wreck removal, Tokyo Bay, Japan_NEWLINE_Amorgos Grounding of bulk carrier, sinking, oil pollution, Taiwan_NEWLINE_Dole America Salvage of cargo ship c/w Nab Tower, Portsmouth, England_NEWLINE_Norwegian Dream Cruise ship c/w container ship Ever Decent, fire, personal injury, cargo damage, salvage, English channel_NEWLINE_Sun Vista Fire and total loss of cruise vessel, Malacca Strait_NEWLINE_Clipper Kawa Grounding and total loss and sale of bulk carrier, Kandla, India