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 Professor Kate Lewins. She will be speaking on 25 January 2018 at CML Seminar on "Crimes on Board Ships on Sea"...more


CML welcomes Dr Michael Sevel. He will be speaking on 22 February 2018 at CML Seminar on "Making Sense of the Two Faces of Seaworthiness"...more


Working Paper Series: The Obligation of Seaworthiness: Shipowner and Charterer
by Professor Stephen Girvin, MPA Professor of Maritime Law and Director, CML


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

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.

Shipping judgements handed down in 2017: An Overview
By: Professor Stephen Girvin
Date: 12 April 2018, Thursday
Time: 2.00 pm to 5.30 pm
Venue: Maxwell Chambers

Centre for Maritime Law Short Course, "Construction of Insurance and Reinsurance Contract Terms"
By: Visiting Senior Research Fellow Dr Özlem Gürses
Date: 19 April 2018, Thursday
Time: 9.00 am to 4.30 pm
Venue: Maxwell Chambers


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