Hartmuth Sager

Lawyer | Partner

Contact

20459 Hamburg
Schaarsteinwegsbrücke 2
Telephone +49 (40) 37 85 88-40
Telefax +49 (40) 37 85 88-88
sager@ahlers-vogel.de

Fields of Law
About me

Hartmuth Sager studied law in Hamburg, Lausanne, Bonn and Berlin. He gained international experience whilst working for a law firm in Auckland, New Zealand and for the Foreign Office at the German Embassy in Washington D.C. In 1999 he became a partner of our firm. His main practice areas are shipbuilding contracts, problems arising from charterparties and ship-management contracts as well all aspects of marine insurance and casualties. Since many years, Mr. Sager has been working as a lecturer for the German Law Academy in the education program for specialized lawyers in maritime and transport law. In 2015 he was appointed judge of the Hamburg Lawyers’ Court and has held this honorary office since then.

Memberships:

Member of the Board of the German Association for Transport Law (DGTR)
Member and Arbitrator in the German Maritime Arbitration Association (GMAA)
Honorary Judge of the Hamburg Lawyers’ Court

Foreign Languages:

English

Publications

Commentaries

  • §§ 553 – 59 HGB, Schiffsüberlassungsverträge in: Münchener Kommentar zum Handelsgesetzbuch, Band 7 – Transportrecht, 4. Auflage, Verlag C. H. Beck / Verlag Franz Vahlen, München 2020
  • §§ 553 – 569 HGB, Schiffsüberlassungsverträge in: Münchener Kommentar zum Handelsgesetzbuch, Band 7 – Transportrecht, 3. Auflage, Verlag C. H. Beck / Verlag Franz Vahlen, München 2014

Essays

  • Die Verwendung von AGB im Seehandelsrecht, TranspR 2018, 283
  • Empfängerrechte und Ablieferung, TranspR 2016, 425

Notes

  • BGH, Urteil vom 8.5.2014, I ZR 217/12, juris PraxisReport 4/2014, Spezielle frachtrechtliche Verjährung nur bei wirksamem Beförderungsvertrag
  • BGH, Urteil vom 7.3.2013, I ZR 186/11, juris PraxisReport 3/2014, Anwendbarkeit der frachtvertraglichen Verjährungsregelung auf Aufwendungsersatzansprüche des Frachtführers wegen Verauslagung von Zollgebühren