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 our Senior Research Fellow, Víctor Hugo Chacón

CML is pleased to appoint Adjunct Fellows:

Paul Apostolis, Director, Campbell Johnston Clark


Dedi Affandi bin Ahmad, Partner, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP


CML welcomes our Visiting Associate Professor, Özlem Gürses


CML welcomes our Research Fellow, Wang Feng, Alex


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)

CML Student Engagement: Shipping Law Practice in Singapore (Students only)
Date: 20 February 2019, Wednesday
Time: 12.00 pm to 2.00 pm
Venue: NUS (Bukit Timah Campus), Block B Level 3, Classroom CR3-5

CML Short Course: The Digital Transformation of International Trade
Date: 28 March 2019, Thursday
Time: 2.00 pm to 5.30 pm
Venue: Maxwell Chambers


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