Centre for Maritime Law

Academic Fellows

Zou Yingying  

ZOU Yingying
Academic Fellow
Deputy General Counsel
China Merchants Energy Shipping Co Ltd

Dr Zou Yingying obtained her PhD degree in law from the Erasmus University Rotterdam under the supervision of Professor Gertjan van der Ziel. Before joining China Merchants Energy Shipping Co Ltd in 2013, Dr Zou spent 15-years teaching and researching on maritime law. She was a full Professor of Law at the Law School of Shanghai Maritime University and Vice Dean of the Law School.

Since the 1990s, Dr Zou has taken part in the development of state shipping legislation and has been on various governmental consultancies in China. She has also been a member of various expert panels established under the auspices of the Ministry of Transport of China. Dr Zou is active in international conferences and organised and spoke at some Young CMI events. In 2011, she was an "expert" for a workshop in Mauritius of the ACP (Africa, Caribbean and Pacific) Program of the EU.

Dr Zou was admitted to the National Bar of China 1997 and practiced law in China. She is a supporting member of the LMAA.

Research Interests

» Carriage of goods by sea and bills of lading
» Charterparties
» Admiralty law
» Competition law in shipping
» Shipping industry policies
» Ship finance
» Sale and purchase of ships

Selected Publications

» Monograph: Delivery of Goods by the Carrier under the Contract of Carriage by Sea, a Focus on China (Holland: EUR, 2005)
» Sici Li, Yingying Zou, "Anti-Trust Regulation on Shipping Consortia" (2015) 1 Chinese Journal of Maritime Law
» Yingying Zou, Sici Li, "e;Case Study of Abuse of Dominant Position of EU Port Field"e; (2014) 4 Chinese Journal of Maritime Law (Dalian)
» Yingying Zou, Lianzhi Ding, Min Zhang, "The Situation and Englightment of Legislations on the Anti-trust Exception for Liner Shipping after EU Regulation 1419/2006"; (2012) 2 Journal of Shanghai Maritime University
» Yingying Zou, "Valuation on Rotterdam Rules from a Chinese Legal Perspective" [2010] Legal Science
» Yingying Zou, Zhengliang Hu and others, "To Be Active but Prudent : an Attitude for China on the Rotterdam Rules" (2010) 4 Xinhua News Agency Internal Reference
» Yingying Zou, "Breaches under Time C/P and the Assessment of Damages, the Newly Development of GFC" in SMU Law Review 2008 (Chief Editor: Zhengliang Hu)(Shanghai Social Science Press, 2009)

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