Maritime and Transport Law Conference

7 Jun - 8 Jun 2017

Session information

Session one - Hot topics: what’s new in the sector?


Maritime and Transport Law Committee (Lead)
Legal Practice Division
Maritime and Aviation Law Section


This session will provide an update of the current trends and challenges faced by the shipping, offshore and port sectors in a wide range of jurisdictions. A multijurisdictional panel of leading shipping lawyers and industry specialists will present recent developments in their respective legal systems and court/arbitral precedents in maritime related disputes. These will include charter and transport contracts, marine casualties and other marine, port and offshore issues. This session’s speakers will largely be drawn from younger or newer members of the IBA Maritime and Transport Law Committee, taking advantage of the opportunity to introduce them in this more intimate setting. Session Co-Chairs Johannes Grove Nielsen, Bech-Bruun, Copenhagen; Vice-Chair, IBA Maritime and Transport Law Committee Ricardo Rozas, JJR Abogados y Corresponsales, Santiago Speakers Felipe Carrillo, Claims Manager, Ultranav, Santiago Vincent DeOrchis, Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads, New York Henrik Hagberg, Thommessen, Oslo Leendert van Hee, Van Traa Advocaten, Rotterdam Rickard Langenskiöld, Castren & Snellman Attorneys, Helsinki Hugo Maestri, Head of Legal, Claims & Insurance Brazil, Hamburg Sud, São Paulo

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Johannes Grove Nielsen Bech-Bruun, Copenhagen, Denmark; Vice Chair, Maritime and Transport Law Committee
Ricardo Rozas JJR Abogados y Corresponsales, Santiago, Chile


Felipe Carrillo Ultranav, Santiago, Chile
Vincent DeOrchis Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP, New York, New York, USA
Henrik Hagberg Advokatfirmaet Thommessen, Oslo, Norway
Patrick Michael Holloway Webber Wentzel, Cape Town, South Africa
Rickard Langenskiöld Castren & Snellman, Helsinki, Finland
Hugo Maestri Hamburg Sud, São Paulo, Brazil
Leendert Van Hee Van Traa Advocaten, Rotterdam, Netherlands