Maritime Law '23 @ Antwerp Maritime Academy

Maritime law

Antwerp Maritime Academy is proud to present its unique programme on Maritime Law from 2 May to 17 May 2023.

Most lectures will be held at the Academy. Due to last year’s success, however, we will continue to offer participation online via the Academy’s electronic platform.

A wide variety of selected topics is addressed. They cover a large and diverse area of maritime law, both from a legal and a practical point of view, covering both Law of the Sea and Admiralty Law (in European continental parlance, both private law and public law aspects). Week 1 (as of 2 May) is dedicated to Law of the Sea (supervised and presided by Prof. Em. Eduard Somers), Week 2 (as of 8 May) and Week 3 (as of 15 May) are reserved for Admiralty Law (supervised by Prof. Ralph De Wit). Topics include (inter alia) aspects of the new Belgian Shipping Code, carriage of goods by sea, chartering, limitation of liability for shipowners, ship finance, insurance aspects, arrest and judicial sale of vessels, joint surveys in maritime disputes, ISPS, disciplinary actions, safety issues…



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Maritime Law - Programme 2023