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)


Working Paper Series: The Standardisation of Oil and Gas Law: Transnational Layers of Governance
by Professor Djakhongir Saidov, Academic Fellow CML; Professor of Commercial Law, Dickson Poon School of Law, King's College London


Working Paper Series: The 'Refugee Clause'-Why contractual allocation of rescue costs is critical during periods of mass migration at sea
by Richard L Kilpatrick, Visiting Research Fellow, CML; Assistant Professor, Northeastern Illinois University


CML is delighted to have two of our Centre associates' research prominently featured in the May-June 2017 issue of the Journal of International Maritime Law (JIML).

The doctrine of subrogation in joint insurance - The Ocean Victory
By Dr Wang Feng, Academic Fellow, CML and Lecturer at Dalian Maritime University.

All hands off deck? The legal barriers to autonomous ships
by Luci Carey, Research Associate, CML

Michiel SPANJAART, Multimodal Transport Law (Routledge, 2017)

CML congratulates our Academic Fellow, Dr Michiel Spanjaart, on the publication of Multimodal Transport Law by Routledge. An accessible introduction to multimodal contracts of carriage, Multimodal Transport Law works from general principles toward specific, technical problems.

18th International Maritime Law Arbitration Moot (IMLAM) 2017

Congratulations to NUS Law team who emerged as champions of the 18th International Maritime Law Arbitration Moot!... (more).

Round Table Discussion on Modernising the Present Legal Regime Governing the International Carriage of Goods (by invitation only)
Hosted By: UNCITRAL, CMI, CML and Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP
Date: 27 November 2017, Monday
Time: 6.00pm to 9.00pm
Venue: Boardroom (Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP)

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