LexisNexis

Co-Chair
Johannes
GroveNielsen

Co-Chair
Corina Song

Maritime and Transport Law Committee

The Maritime and Transport Law Committee has a tradition of being the platform where leading maritime law professionals meet, create connections and discuss the most current legal issues in the field of maritime and transport law.

About the Committee

The Maritime and Transport Law Committee is one of the oldest and most established committees of the IBA. Formerly known as Committee A, it has more than 650 members worldwide.

The committee has a tradition of being the platform where leading maritime law professionals meet, create connections and discuss the most current legal issues in the field of maritime and transport law.

The committee has a tradition of being the platform where leading maritime law professionals meet, create connections and discuss the most current legal issues in the field of maritime and transport law.

The committee arranges a number of sessions on developments in maritime and transport law at the annual conferences of the IBA. Frequent half-year seminars are held in the world’s maritime centres, and the committee is also active in cooperating with other organisations in the maritime law area such as Comite Maritime International, International Maritime Organization Legal Council, and maritime law societies in jurisdictions around the world.

The committee works for and supports the unification of maritime and transport law on a worldwide basis.

The committee enables members to:

  • increase knowledge of maritime and transport issues throughout the world;
  • improve client advice;
  • meet fellow practitioners face-to-face; and
  • become well-known to other competent specialists.

The Committee works with the Aviation Law Committee to form the Maritime and Aviation Law Section.

Forthcoming conferences and webinars View All Conferences

From the Editors – Maritime & Transport Law – December 2021

A note from the Editors of the IBA Maritime and Transport Law Committee.

Released on Dec 01, 2021

From the Co-Chairs – Maritime & Transport Law – December 2021

A note from the Co-Chairs of the IBA Maritime and Transport Law Committee.

Released on Dec 01, 2021

Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea: an unending menace

Maritime insecurity in the GoG has been a huge concern for almost a decade and it appears to be defying all efforts to curb it. The incidents of piracy and armed robbery at sea in the region became apparent in the early 2010s.

Released on Dec 01, 2021

Decarbonisation in shipping: a brief overview of international regulations

With the increased focus on climate change, a series of initiatives have been introduced to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the shipping industry. A combination of already existing requirements and new short, medium and long-term measurements will be implemented to achieve the International Maritime Organization's (IMO's) goal of halving GHG emissions by 2050.

Released on Dec 01, 2021

Subcommittees and other groups

The Maritime and Transport Law Committee also coordinates the activities of the following subcommittees/working groups.

  • Land Transport Subcommittee
  • Maritime and Transport Law Committee Advisory Board