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International Maritime Law Seminar Singapore

May 16, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 8:00 pm

On May 16, 2019, the International Maritime Law Seminar will be held for the second time in Singapore. Together with multiple international maritime law firms Montgomery McCracken will co-host the event. This year, the seminar’s focus will be on the most recent global trends in maritime and transport law.

Montgomery McCracken Partner Eugene J. O’Connor will be discussing MSC FLAMINIA container ship explosion/fire and litigation in NY and maybe the port of refuge problems this ship encountered.


12:00 P.M.– Registration
1:00 P.M. – Special welcome by Maite Bolivar Klarup, South East Asia General Manager – BIMCO

1:10 P.M. – First Panel – Moderator Maite Bolivar Klarup
Johannes Grove Nielsen, Bech-Bruun: Hard Brexit – Danish impacts (part 1:2)
Henrik Hagberg, Thommessen: Hard Brexit – Norwegian impacts (part 2:2)
Jan Dreyer, Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein: The new EU-regulation on recycling of vessels – challenges to Owners and cash buyers
Joe Hurley, HWL Ebsworth: Securing Maritime claims in Australia

2:20 P.M. – Break

2:50 P.M. – Next Panel – Moderator Alvin Looi, Director (FD&D) Singapore – The North of England P&I Association Limited
Juan David Morgan, Morgan & Morgan: Recent Development in the Panama Canal
Gene O’Connor, Montgomery McCracken: MSC FLAMINIA container ship explosion/fire and litigation in NY and maybe the port of refuge problems this ship encountered
Charlotte van Steenderen, Van Steenderen Mainport Lawyers: Navigating into the digital waters
Amitava Majumdar (Raja), Bose & Mitra & Co: Liens – The Practicality of Exercising Liens in India

3:55 P.M. – Break

4:25 P.M. – Last Panel – Moderator Craig Johnston, Senior Manager – Gard
Ricardo Rozas, Jorquiera & Rozas Abogados: Criminal liability for spills and other recent developments in Chile
Norman R. “Chip” Lezy, Cox Wooton Lerner Griffin & Hansen LLP: Recent Developments in U.S. Maritime Law Relating to Products Liability
Giorgio Cosulich, Studio Legale Mordiglia: Liabilities of cruise lines for terrorist attack during shore excursions under the Italian law perspective: The “Costa Fascinosa” case
Godofredo Mendes Vianna, Kincaid Mendes Vianna Advogados: Limitation of liability in Brazil: The New Jurisprudence
Diego de San Simon, San Simon & Duch: Validity of jurisdiction clauses in bills of lading under Spanish law: Recent developments from the Courts of Appeal

6:00 P.M. – Reception
8:00 P.M. – Close


May 16, 2019
12:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Asian Civilization Museum
1 Empress Pl
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