Centre for Maritime Law

About Centre for Maritime Law

The Centre for Maritime Law (CML) aims to be the industry leader for maritime law research in Singapore and in the region, and also contributes to the needs and aspirations of the wider international maritime law community. Our research focus is private (commercial) maritime law, including: admiralty law and maritime arbitration; carriage of goods and passengers by sea; charterparties; the international sale of goods carried by sea; trade finance law; ship finance law; all aspects of the law relating to maritime casualties arising at sea; maritime private international law issues; marine insurance law; and oil and gas law... (more)

CML welcomes our visitors:

Dr Simone Lamont-Black, Senior Lecturer, Edinburgh Law School. Dr Lamont-Black will be working on various projects during her stay in CML, where she will be presenting a workshop on issues connected with freight forwarding, contributing to our regular bi-monthly seminar series, and carrying out her own research on EU sea passenger rights and Singapore law.


Professor John Paterson, Chair in Law, School of Law, University of Aberdeen. Prof Paterson will be teaching International & Comparative Oil and Gas Law and also conduct a seminar, "Decommissioning of Offshore Oil and Gas Installations" on 30 August 2018 at Maxwell Chambers...(more)


Associate Professor Michiel Spanjaart, Erasmus University and advocate with Trains & Co. He will be teaching Multimodal Transport Law and conduct a seminar, "The Endorsement of Bills of Lading" on 16 August 2018 at Maxwell chambers...(more)


Associate Professor Christopher Hare, Travers Smith Associate Professor of Corporate and Commercial Law at the University of Oxford. Prof Hare is teaching Trade Finance Law at NUS Law and will conduct a one-day short course, "Trade Finance Law: Trends, Developments and Recurring Problems" on 8 August 2018 at Maxwell Chambers...(more)


Working Paper Series: Blockchain Bills of Lading
By Elson Ong, Research Associate, CML


Working Paper Series: A Successful Substantivist Carve-Out?: The Athens Convention as Uniform International Law
By Paul Myburgh, Deputy Director, CML


Working Paper Series: Privity and Subcontracting in Multimodal Transport - Diverging Solutions By Richard L Kilpatrick, Academic Visitor, CML; Assistant Professor of Business Law, College of Business and Management, Northeastern Illinois University

Singapore Shipping Law Forum, "Singapore as a Forum for Resolving Shipping Disputes"
By: Mr Kenneth Tan SC, Partner, Kenneth Tan Partnership
Date: 3 October 2018, Wednesday
Time: 5.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Venue: Sofitel Singapore City Centre

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