Sulphur Emissions from Ships and BIMCO’s 2020 Marine Fuel Sulphur Content/Fuel Transition Clauses for Time Charter Parties: a Step in the Right Direction?
Professor Filippo Lorenzon
Chair of Maritime and Commercial Law, Dalian Maritime University
Date: 29 March 2019 (Friday)
Time: 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Venue: A824, 8/F, Cheng Yu Tung Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU
Abstract： Professor Lorenzon will discuss the most recent international and European legislation on emissions from ships and the recently published BIMCO 2020 Marine Fuel Sulphur Content and Fuel Transition Clauses for Time Charter Parties. He will focus on the allocation of costs risks and responsibilities between owners and charterers and how further down the commercial line the consequences of such legislation will spread.
About the speaker: Filippo Lorenzon is Chair of Maritime and Commercial Law in the Faculty of Law of Dalian Maritime University and a former Director of the Institute of Maritime Law of the University of Southampton. He is fully qualified as an Avvocato in Italy and as a Solicitor in England and Wales with more than twenty year’s experience working with leading maritime and commercial law firms in Italy and London and is now a Consultant with Campbell Johnston Clark Ltd in the City. He has published numerous books and articles on carriage of goods by sea and international trade including the sixth edition of C.I.F. and F.O.B. Contracts (Sweet & Maxwell, 2017), and the second edition of his treatise on The Law of Yachts and Yachting, co-authored with Richard Coles (Taylor & Francis, 2018).