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SHIPPING AND THE LAW Xth Edition: “The Shock of the New” 

9th and 10th October 2019, Naples

Shipping and the Law”, the annual conference organized by Studio Legale Lauro, this year reaches a major milestone, celebrating its Tenth Edition Anniversary. 

The event, which every year brings together many of the most important personalities in the shipping sector, will take place on 9th and 10th October, in the fourteenth century “Barons Hall” of the ‘Maschio Angioino’ Castle, a renaissance symbol of Naples located in the heart of the ancient maritime city, nearby City Hall and the antique Angevin dock. 

The conference, this year focusing on “The Shock of the New”, will be officially opened on Wednesday 9th October, by a welcome address – Innovating in a Time of Flux – from maritime lawyer and conference organizer Francesco S. Lauro. This will be followed by a speech given by the vice president of the Institute for International Affairs Vincenzo Camporini, who will address the “New International Balances: Evolution or Revolution?” and by the opening addresses of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) president Esben PoulssonThe Shock of the New: The 4th Propulsion Revolution, the European Community Shipowners Associations (ECSA) president elect Claes BerglundNew Global Political Landscape Effects on Shipping and Trade from an EU Perspective, the Confitarma president Mario Mattioli – The Shock of the New: Confitarma Perspective, the Confitarma Young Shipowners president Giacomo Gavarone – The Young Shipowners and the Future.

The proceeding will continue with a round table discussion entitled “The Shock of the New in Ship Finance” – moderated by prof. Arturo Capasso – which will include Giuseppe Bottiglieri – president of Giuseppe Bottiglieri Shipping Company, Nicola Coccia – past president Confitarma, Peppino D’Amato – chairman Perseveranza SpA di Navigazione, Vincenzo Ercole Salazar Sarsfield – Global Head Italian Infrastructure, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Fabrizio Vettosi – CEO Venice Shipping and Logistics. 

After a lunch break, the conference will reach the main panel entitled “2030 What Will We Be?”, introduced through wider frame addresses from prof. Roberto D’Alimonte – “The Future Challenges in Liberal Democracies”, the Oxford University futurologist Hamish McRae – The World Economy in 2030” and the Chief Commercial Officer Marine RINA Paolo Moretti – The Shock of The New: Shipping 4.0”. The panel will include the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) president Esben Poulsson and its vice president Emanuele Grimaldi, the European Community Shipowners Associations (ECSA) president elect Claes Berglund (Stena), the past president ECSAJohn Lyras and Thomas Rehder, the Confitarma president Mario Mattioli and the former Sheik Yamani ‘think tank’ head Leonidas P. Drollas. The round table, moderated by Francesco S. Lauro – Studio Legale Lauro and David Osler – Finance Editor Lloyd’s List, will see interventions from James Bean – Managing Director The Standard Club UK, Mariella Bottiglieri – Managing Director Giuseppe Bottiglieri Shipping Company, Federico Deodato – president and CEO P.L. Ferrari & Co., Mauro Iguera – CEO CR Group, Lorenzo Matacena – Member of Board Directors Caronte & Tourist SpA and Leendert Muller – Managing Director Multraship Towage & Salvage. 

On Thursday 10th October, the conference first session will bear the title “The Shock of The New: Maritime Infrastructure Fit for The Future” and will include contributions from Francesco di Majo – president Authority of Harbor System of the Central-Northern Tyrrhenian Sea, Umberto Masucci – president F2i Holding Portuale (FHP) and Pietro Spirito – president Authority of Harbor System of the Central Tyrrhenian Sea.

The final session, entitled “The Shock of The New, Legal Responses: AI, Future Fuels, Brexit and Others”, will be opened with a keynote speech by prof. Mans Jacobsson, former Director of the International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds, who will address “The Legal Challenges arising from Unmanned Ships”. 

The round table, chaired by Clive Aston – Past President LMAA Committee and Jonathan Lux – Mediator, Arbitrator and Barrister, will include contributions from Giorgio Berlingieri – President AIDM, who will address “The AIDM and the Shipping Law Journal ‘Il Diritto Marittimo’ over 120 years from their foundation”, Francesco S. Lauro – Studio Legale Lauro, who will address “The Shipowners’ Limitation of Liability; an Old Story soon to Be New?”, James Leabeater QC – Barrister 4 Pump Court, who will address “The Legal Challenges arising from Brexit”, Robert Meijer – Manager Projects, Business Development SMIT Salvage, who will address “Maersk Honam; (legal) challenges with the Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Waste and Disposal”, Tiejha Smyth – Deputy Director (FD&D) North of England P&I Association, who will address “The New Challenges arising from New Sulphur Cap” and interventions from  Bruno Castellini – Partner Jones Day, Mark Clough QC – of Counsel Studio Legale Lauro, David McInnes – Partner BDM Law and David Pitlarge – Partner Hill Dickinson LLP.

 

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SPEAKERS

CLIVE ASTON

Past President
LMAA COMMITTEE

JAMES BEAN

Managing Director
THE STANDARD CLUB UK LTD.

CLAES BERGLUND

President Elect
ECSA
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GIORGIO BERLINGIERI

President
ASSOCIAZIONE ITALIANA DI DIRITTO MARITTIMO
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DARIO BOCCHETTI

Energy Saving Dept. Manager
GRIMALDI GROUP
Giuseppe Bottiglieri (centre), principal and president of Giuseppe Bottiglieri Shipping Company, at Shipping & The Law conference in Naples. // Photo: Paola Tufo/Studio Legale

GIUSEPPE BOTTIGLIERI

President
GIUSEPPE BOTTIGLIERI SHIPPING COMPANY SpA
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MARIELLA BOTTIGLIERI

Managing Director
GIUSEPPE BOTTIGLIERI SHIPPING COMPANY SpA
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CARLO CAMELI

Shipping  Advisor
CCR SHIPPING
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VINCENZO CAMPORINI

Vice President
ISTITUTO AFFARI INTERNAZIONALI
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ARTURO CAPASSO

Economist
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BRUNO CASTELLINI

JONES DAY
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MARK CLOUGH QC

Counsel
STUDIO LEGALE LAURO
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NICOLA COCCIA

Past president CONFITARMA
Italian Shipowners Association
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ROBERTO D’ALIMONTE

Professor Political Sciences
LUISS GUIDO CARLI
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ANGELO D’AMATO

CEO and Managing
PERSEVERANZA SpA DI NAVIGAZIONE
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PEPPINO D’AMATO

Chairman
PERSEVERANZA  S.p.A. DI NAVIGAZIONE
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UMBERTO D’AMATO

CEO
PERSEVERANZA  S.p.A. DI NAVIGAZIONE
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FEDERICO DEODATO

President And CEO
P.L. FERRARI & CO
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FRANCESCO MARIA di MAJO

Presidente
AUTORITÀ DI SISTEMA PORTUALE DEL MAR TIRRENO CENTRO SETTENTRIONALE
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LEONIDAS P. DROLLAS

Head ‘THINK TANK’ Former SAUDI MINISTER OF OIL SHEIK YAMANI
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GIACOMO GAVARONE

President
YOUNG SHIPOWNERS GROUP
Emanuele Grimaldi

EMANUELE GRIMALDI

Vice President
INTERNATIONAL CHAMBER OF SHIPPING
Managing Director
GRIMALDI GROUP
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MAURO IGUERA

CEO
CR GROUP
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MÅNS JACOBSSON

Former Director
THE INTERNATIONAL OIL POLLUTION COMPENSATION FUNDS
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FRANCESCO S. LAURO

Managing Partner
STUDIO LEGALE LAURO
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JAMES LEABEATER QC

Barrister
4 PUMP COURT
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JONATHAN LUX

Mediator, Arbitrator And Barrister
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JOHN C. LYRAS

Past President
ECSA/UNION OF GREEK SHIPOWNERS
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UMBERTO MASUCCI

President
F2i  HOLDING PORTUALE
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LORENZO MATACENA

Member Of Board Directors
CARONTE & TOURIST SPA
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MARIO MATTIOLI

President
CONFITARMA – ITALIAN SHIPOWNERS ASSOCIATION
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DAVID McINNES

Partner
BDM LAW LLP – SHIPPING, INSURANCE AND COMMERCIAL LITIGATION
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HAMISH MCRAE

Speaker on the Global Economy and Future Trends.
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ROBERT MEIJER

Manager Projects, Business Development  SMIT Salvage
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PAOLO MORETTI

Chief Commercial Officer Marine
RINA
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ALBERTO MOROSO

President
ATENA
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LEENDERT MULLER

Managing Director Multraship Towage & Salvage
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DAVID OSLER

Finance Editor
LLOYD’S LIST
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DAVID PITLARGE

Partner
HILL DICKINSON LLP
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ESBEN POULSSON

President
INTERNATIONAL CHAMBER OF SHIPPING
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THOMAS REHDER

Past president
ECSA
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TIEJHA SMYTH

Deputy Director (FD&D)
NORTH OF ENGLAND P&I ASSOCIATION
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Dopo tre anni di commissariamento del porto di Napoli arriva Pietro Spirito alla presidenza dell’Autorità Portuale del mar Tirreno centrale.
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PIETRO SPIRITO

President
PORT AUTHORITY OF MAR TIRRENO CENTRALE
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FABRIZIO VETTOSI

CEO
VENICE SHIPPING AND LOGISTICS
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Over the past nine years, Shipping and the Law has become an annual appointment for Italy’s maritime industry, building a reputation for high-quality debate in a friendly and informal atmosphere. The event provides an excellent networking opportunity for Shipowners, Charterers, Bankers, Underwriters and P&I Club Managers, leading Maritime Lawyers and Arbitrators, and Political figures from Italy, Europe, and the World. This exclusive event, scheduled every October, takes place in Naples, home to over half of Italian tonnage. As with past editions, the event will include debate from industry leaders on the latest and hottest issues in shipping.

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