Lectures & Seminars

11 October 2017

The annual ARACON bunker event will be held in the Hilton Hotel in Rotterdam Thursday 12 and Friday 13 October 2017. Rotterdam is Europe's biggest and most important bunkering centre and ARACON is the biggest and most important annual bunker event in the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp region.

06 October 2017

From 28 until and including 30 September 2017 the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) organized a seminar in Bilbao, aptly titled “Navigating Through Troubled Waters; Current Trends in International Maritime and Energy Insolvencies”. Young lawyers from all over the globe attended the seminar. And with so many insolvencies and restructuring proceedings in the maritime and offshore industry these last years (for example O.W.

01 October 2017

Firmly established as one of the world's leading superyacht shows, the 27th edition of the Monaco Yacht Show was held in Port Hercule from 27th to 30th September 2017.

20 September 2017

The International Maritime Law Seminar, now in its 12th year, will take place in London at Gibson Hall on 21 September 2017. With an average attendance of more than 250 Insurance and Maritime Law specialists, the International Maritime Law Seminar has grown from a small event to one of the most heavily anticipated legal seminar in London.
The half-day seminar is complimentary. This year we will have fourteen speakers from thirteen different countries, addressing recent developments in maritime and transport law within their respective jurisdictions.

13 June 2017

The Young Maritime Lawyers Conference organized in co-operation with the associations from Belgium, Germany, France and the United Kingdom is scheduled for Friday 16 and Saturday 17 June 2017. The organization committee is comprised of: David van Bemmel (Langelaar Klinkhamer), Tessa Mentink (AKD), Iris Regtien (Van Traa), Charlotte van Steenderen (Mainport Lawyers), and Sophie Stein (Dock Legal Experts). Speakers on behalf of the NVV will be: Lisanne van Baren (Van Traa), Daan Komen (Van Steenderen Mainport Lawyers), Stefanie Roose (AKD), and Alicia Zwanikken (Erasmus School of Law).

03 October 2016

The 26th Monaco Yacht Show was held in the iconic Port Hercules from 28 September until 1 October 2016. The MYS is the place to admire, visit and purchase around 125 extraordinary one-off superyachts built by the world’s most respectful shipyards. 40 new launches are unveiled in world premiere at every edition. Arnold and Charlotte van Steenderen, the members of our yacht team, have just returned from a visit to the Show. They have met several clients and consultants in the yachting industry to discuss projects completed, or still being under construction.

26 September 2016

ARACON is the longest-running and biggest bunkering conference in the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp region. The conference attracts all the main bunker suppliers and barging companies in the ARA and Northwest Europe as well as shipowners and managers from throughout the region. ARACON takes place every autumn in Rotterdam, the biggest port and by far the most important bunkering centre in Europe. The latest conference was hosted in the Hilton Hotel Rotterdam on Thursday 22 and Friday 23 September 2016.

03 December 2015

As an international orientated law firm we keep track of development in law and practice also outside our land borders. Early 2015 was the start of an important change in English insurance law. 

26 September 2015

Members of our yacht team have just returned from a very successfull visit to MYS 2015 in Monaco. The team has met several clients and consultants in the yachting industry to discuss projects completed, or still being under construction.

The pedigree yacht builders do well and so is the supporting industry of contractors and suppliers. We are acting for Owners in newbuilding and conversion projects, but also accept instructions in contentious matters.  A  growing area of our involvement is in regard to insurance claims and recoveries. 

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