Centre for Maritime Law

Adjunct Fellows

Frank Stevens  

Adjunct External Fellow
Lawyer, Roosendaal Keyzer Advocaten

Frank Stevens obtained his Law Degree from the University of Leuven (Belgium) in 1991. He also holds an LLM in Admiralty from Tulane University (1992) and a 'Special Degree in Maritime Sciences' from the University of Antwerp (1993). He earned his Doctor of Laws degree from Ghent University in 2017

Frank joined the Antwerp Bar in 1993, and has been practicing transport and maritime law since then. He is currently a Senior Associate with Roosendaal Keyzer, one of the leading maritime law firms in Antwerp.

Frank is the author of textbooks on Carriage of Goods by Sea and on Limitation of Liability. He is a part-time Lecturer at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, regularly publishes and speaks on issues of transport and maritime law, and is on the Board of Editors of three legal journals.

He was elected President of the Belgian MLA in June 2015 for a two-year term.



» "Liability for defective containers: charting a course between seaworthiness, care for the cargo and liabilities of shippers", in B. Soyer en A. Tettenborn (Eds.), Carriage of goods by sea, land and air. Unimodal and multimodal transport in the 21st century, Oxon, Informa Law, 2014, 25.
» "Third Party Rights under Bills of Lading", E.J.C.C.L. 2012, 54.
» "Apportionment of damages under the Rotterdam Rules", J.I.M.L. 2011, 343.
» "Duties of shippers and dangerous cargoes", in The Carriage of Goods by Sea under the Rotterdam Rules, D.R. Thomas (Ed.), London, Lloyd's List, 2010, 215-236.
» "Carriage under Bills of Lading: The Applicable Law", E.J.C.C.L. 2009, 126.
» "Package Limitation", in Aspects of Maritime Law, M. Hendrikse, N.H. Margetson en N.J. Margetson (Ed.), Wolters Kluwer, 2008, 259.

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