Annual Maritime Conference

Annual conference in London

Announcement: 2018 Conference held successfully!

Dear maritime friends, we are pleased to announce that the 2018 Annual Conference of Maritime Law and Governance has been held in London on 7th December 2018. 

There are over one hundred delegates from China, the UK and other European countries attended this conference.

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London, 9-10 June 2017

This interdisciplinary conference brings together expert speakers from the China-Europe Commercial Collaboration Association, City, University of London, Middlesex University, Southampton Solent University, World Maritime University, and the Chinese Shipping Association of London to discuss several major legal, economic and political issues of maritime governance in evidence around the world today.  

Topics covered at the 2017 Annual Conference will explore a range of contemporary issues related to enforcement of maritime claims and the use of regulation of the world’s seaborne trade and ports.  


Issues addressed include:

  •  conflict  of laws, 
  • arrest of ships, limitation of liability for maritime claims,  
  • charterparties, 
  • the expansion of China’s trade and shipping; 
  • the global  regulation of cargo haulage and 
  • the changing role of international  ports
  • digitization and eTrade.