Centre for Maritime Law

About Centre for Maritime Law

The Centre for Maritime Law (CML) at the NUS-Faculty of Law is a research centre established in consultation with Maritime Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) focusing on private maritime law.

Leveraging on Singapore's position as one of the world busiest port and reputation as a global maritime hub, the centre aims to be an industry leader for the research and development of maritime legal framework contributing to the needs of both the local and international maritime community.

The Centre for Maritime Law administers the Master of Laws (Maritime Law) and Graduate Diploma in Maritime Law and Arbitration (GDMLA) programmes and is headed by Professor Stephen Girvin and Associate Professor Paul Myburgh.


CML Working Papers are now available online at

CML Lunchtime Seminar: Fire on board! An insight into ship casualties

CML is delighted to have three industry experts in our first lunchtime seminar of 2017... (more).

CML Seminar Series: Delivery of Goods under Bills of Lading

CML kicks off 2017 Seminar Series with Visiting Associate Professor Anders Møllmann who discussed the challenges of 'the presentation rule' for bills of lading... (more).

CML Seminar Series: Marine Insurance - Recent Developments in England

Professor Robert Merkin QC gave an engaging seminar on the developments of the Insurance Act 2015 and its significance for Singapore... (more).

Book Launch: Illegality in Marine Insurance Law by Dr Wang Feng

CML is delighted to announce the publication of Dr Wang Feng's Illegality in Marine Insurance Law by Informa Law from Routledge. This is the first book which deals specifically with illegality in the context of marine insurance law... (more).


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