International Maritime Law Seminar Singapore - 16 May 2019

International Maritime Law Seminar Singapore - 16 May 2019

Jasper Groen
Charlotte van Steenderen
10 May 2019

On Thursday 16 May 2019 the second edition of the International Maritime Law Seminar in Singapore will take place. 

Our firm is one of the origanizing firms of the Seminar. This year's theme is "Recent Development in Maritime Law Around the World". The International Maritime Law Seminar is a half day complimentary event, and will take place at the Asian Civilisation Museum. This year we will have thirteen speakers from twelve different countries, addressing recent developments in maritime and transport law within their respective jurisdictions. From our firm, Jasper Groen and Charlotte van Steenderen will attend the Seminar in Singapore. Charlotte will give a presentation with the title: "Navigating into the digital waters". 

Please find below more details of the programme: 

12:00 - Registration

12:30 - Sandwiches, soft drinks and coffee/tea 

13:00 - Special welcome by Maite Bolivar Klarup, South East Asia General Manager - BIMCO

13:10 - First Panel - Moderator Maite Bolivar Klarup

·         Johannes Grove Nielsen, Bech-Bruun: Hard Brexit - Danish impacts (part 1:2)

·         Henrik Hagberg, Thommessen: Hard Brexit - Norwegian impacts (part 2:2)

·         Jan Dreyer, Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein: The new EU-regulation on recycling of vessels - challenges to Owners and cash buyers

·         Joe Hurley, HWL Ebsworth: Securing Maritime claims in Australia

14:20 - Break

14:50 - Next Panel - Moderator Alvin Looi, Director (FD&D) Singapore - The North of England P&I Association Limited

·         Juan David Morgan, Morgan & Morgan: Recent Development in the Panama Canal

·         Gene O'Connor, Montgomery McCracken: MSC FLAMINIA container ship explosion/fire and litigation in NY and maybe the port of refuge problems this ship encountered

·         Charlotte van Steenderen, Van Steenderen Mainport Lawyers: Navigating into the digital waters

·         Amitava Majumdar (Raja), Bose & Mitra & Co: Liens - The Practicality of Exercising Liens in India

15:55 - Break

16:25 Last Panel - Moderator Craig Johnston, Senior Manager - Gard

·         Ricardo Rozas, Jorquiera & Rozas Abogados: Criminal liability for spills and other recent developments in Chile

·         Norman R. “Chip” Lezy, Cox Wooton Lerner Griffin & Hansen LLP: Recent Developments in U.S. Maritime Law Relating to Products Liability

·         Giorgio Cosulich, Studio Legale Mordiglia: Liabilities of cruise lines for terrorist attack during shore excursions under the Italian law perspective: The “Costa Fascinosa” case

·         Godofredo Mendes Vianna, Kincaid Mendes Vianna Advogados: Limitation of liability in Brazil: The New Jurisprudence

·         Diego de San Simon, San Simon & Duch: Validity of jurisdiction clauses in bills of lading under Spanish law: Recent developments from the Courts of Appeal

17:55 - Rounding up

18:00 - Drinks reception

20:00 - Close