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)


Stephen GIRVIN, MPA Professor of Maritime Law and Director, CML, presented two seminars on "Admiralty Law in the World's 2nd Busiest Port" and "Aspects of the Rotterdam Rules" at Dipartimento di Giurisprudenza, Università di Cagliari, Italy (19-23 October 2018).

He also spoke at the Ninth International Conference on Maritime Law hosted by China Maritime Law Association in Shanghai on "The Rotterdam Rules: A Tenth Anniversary Overview and Comparison" (27-31 October 2018)


Working Paper Series: The Endorsement of Bills of Lading
By Dr Michiel Spanjaart, Executive Committee, CML


CML welcomes our Post-Doctoral Fellow, Xu Jingchen


Working Paper Series: Ship arrest in the Republic of Panama and its harmonization with International Law
By Dr Victor Chacon, Academic Fellow, CML / Universidad Marítima Internacional de Panamá (UMIP)

Conference on Maritime Management, Organization and Liability (External Engagement)
Date: 26-27 November 2018
Venue: Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen

CML Seminar Series, "Duties of insurance brokers, why do they matter?"
By: Dr Özlem Gürses, Visiting Associate Professor, NUS Law
Date: 17 January 2019, Thursday
Time: 4.30 pm to 6.00 pm
Venue: Maxwell Chambers

The 3rd MLAS Maritime Mooting Competition 2019
By: The Maritime Law Association of Singapore
Date: 23 January 2019, Wednesday
Time: 6.00 pm
Venue: Moot Court, Block B, Level 1, Faculty of Law
NUS (Bukit Timah Campus)

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