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Programme

Final Programme
Ver 18 June 2015

SATURDAY 6 JUNE – PRE-CONFERENCE MEETINGS:
CMI International Sub-Committee meetings at the Sheraton Atakoy Hotel
VENUE
10:00 - 16:30 CMI ISC General review of the rules on general average Ceremony Ballroom
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch for all delegates in the hotel dining room
From 12:00 Check-in at Sheraton Atakoy Hotel and other hotels
 
SUNDAY 7 JUNE – PRECONFERENCE MEETINGS AND WELCOME RECEPTION
CMI ISC Meetings continue at the Sheraton Atakoy Hotel
09:00 - 16:30 CMI Executive Council meeting #1 Amerigo Vespucci
10:00 - 16:30 CMI IWG Offshore Activities Vasco da Gama
10:00 - 16:30 CMI ISC General Review of the Rules on General Average Ceremony Ballroom
From 12:00
Check-in at Hotels
14:00 - 18:00 Conference registration for all delegates & accompanying persons at Sheraton Atakoy Hotel
17:00 - 18:00 CMI Reception for National MLA Presidents Trendy Summer
WELCOME RECEPTION FOR ALL DELEGATES AND ACCOMPANYING PERSONS
18:30 – 19:15 Delegates gather at Sheraton Atakoy Hotel
19:30 - 22:15 Reception and Welcome from the CMI and Turkish MLA Sheraton poolside
Welcome speeches by CMI and Turkish MLA Presidents
 
MONDAY 8 JUNE
OPENING & CMI WORK-IN-PROGRESS SESSIONS
VENUE ALL DAY: GRAND BALLROOM
TIME
09:00 - 10:00

Conference and Colloquium Opening by CMI President Stuart Hetherington
Keynote Speeches by Dr Iur Bülent Sözer, Chair of the Colloquium Organising Committee, and Dr Kofi Mbiah, Chair of the Legal Committee of the IMO.
Reply by Prof Dr Samim Ünan (President of Turkish MLA)
Session closing by CMI Secretary-General, announcing details of the work programme to follow.

10:00 - 10:20 Tea & Coffee break
WORKING SESSIONS – DAY 1: GENERAL AVERAGE REVIEW
VENUE: GRAND BALLROOM
CHAIR: BENT NIELSEN
10:00 - 11:00 1

General Average review sessions – reportback of the CMI International Working Group on deliberations concerning revisions of the York Antwerp Rules
Presentations and discussions on revisions

IWG Co-Rapporteurs: Taco van der Valk & Richard Cornah

IWG Panellists:
Prof Didem Light
, Istanbul Commerce University Faculty of Law
Michael Harvey
& Jonathan Spencer
11:00 - 11:30 Tea & Coffee break
11:30 - 12:45 2 General Average sessions continue – Towards (New) York Antwerp 2016  
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch – for all delegates in the main hotel dining room
14:00 - 17:20 SEMINAR: OFFSHORE DRILLING – REGULATION & LIABILITIES
VENUE: GRAND BALLROOM
JOINT CHAIRS
PATRICK GRIGGS CBE
PROF ERIK RØSÆG
DR BÜLENT SÖZER
14:00 - 14:20 3 Offshore Activities – setting the scene Patrick Griggs CBE
14:20 - 14:40 4

Seeking international or regional solutions – a progress report

Dr Iur Damos Dumoli Agusman, Dep Director General of Treaties and Legal Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia
14:40 - 15:00 5 Civil liability, financial security and compensation claims for offshore oil and gas activities Shailendra Mudgal, Director of Middlepath Ltd, environmental consultants
15:00 - 15:20

15:20 - 15:30
6 An Industry Solution – could OPOL become truly international?

Questiontime for Offshore Drilling Sessions
Prof Baris Soyer, Director of the Institute of Shipping &Trade Law at the School of Law, Swansea University
15:30 - 16:00 Tea & Coffee break
16:00 - 16:20 7

Are these risks insurable?

Fabien Lerede, Claims Director: Standard P&I Offshore Syndicate
16:20 - 16:50 8

The Norwegian Petroleum Act – a template for national legislation?

Prof Erik Røsæg, Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law and Mette Gravdahl Agerup, Asst Director, Norwegian Ministry of Oil & Energy
16:50 - 17:20 9

Questiontime and The Way Ahead

Co-Chairs Justice Steven Rares, Prof Jorge Radovich, Rapporteur of the CMI IWG on Offshore Activities and
Dr Iur Bülent Sözer, with all speakers as panel
18:30 - 23:00

Bosphorus Dinner Cruise
Meet at the Sheraton poolside by 1830 to walk across to the Atakoy Marina for boarding. Return by boat to the Marina at the end of the cruise. Transfer to other hotels by arrangement.

Cruise kindly sponsored by

   
TUESDAY 9 JUNE - CMI/TMLA SEMINAR | CMI ASSEMBLY & EXCO
08:00 - 08:45

Turkish MLA breakfast for NMLA Presidents in attendance
Sheraton Venue tba

Host: Prof Samim Ünan (President of Turkish MLA)
WORKING SESSIONS – DAY 2 : A MISCELLANY OF INTERESTING MARITIME LAW TOPICS
VENUE: MORNING SESSIONS IN THE GRAND BALLROOM
AFTERNOON SESSIONS IN THE CEREMONY BALLROOM
09:00 - 09:20 10 Turkey as a Coastal State: Straits Law and Port State Control
Session 1
An overview of the Regulation and Practice of Turkish Straits
Chair: Prof Samim Ünan, President of Turkish MLA
Prof Sezer Ilgin, Past President of Turkish MLA
09:25 - 09:45 11 Session 2
Salvage Operations in Turkish Straits
Prof Samim Ünan
Mrs Nazlı Selek
09:50 - 10:10

10:15 - 10:25
12 Session 3
Port State Control in a Changing World


Questiontime, changeover
Dr Oya Özçayır, Assoc Professor of Maritime Law, University of Exeter
10:30 – 10:50

10:50 - 11:00
13

Competing Limitation Funds – a continuation of the Dublin debate, with focus on the competition between the UNCITRAL Model Law and traditional Admiralty procedures of arrest and attachment

Questiontime

Prof Martin Davies, Director of the Maritime Law Centre, Tulane University
11:00 - 11:30 Tea & Coffee break
11:30 - 11:50 14 Marine Insurance
Session 1
Subrogation actions against co-assureds

Chair: Prof Samim Ünan

Prof Dieter Schwampe
, President, German MLA
11:55 - 12:15

12:15 - 12:25
15

Session 2
Insurers’ subrogation rights against co-assureds - Recent developments in English Law

Questiontime, changeover
Dr Özlem Gürses, University of Southampton
12:25 - 13:15 16 Maintenance & Construction of Maritime Laws – a short review of selected regimes that have engaged in the review of their maritime laws in the past year
(a)  Turkey

(b)  USA

(c)  EU Shipping & Transport

Chair: Prof John Hare

Prof Hakan Karan, Ankara Law School
Prof Michael Sturley

University of Texas, Austin.
Dr Melis Ozdel
, University College, London
And interventions from the floor

13:15 - 14:15 Lunch – for all delegates in the main hotel dining room
Afternoon programme
Tuesday 9th June (Cont)  -  CMI Assembly & EXCO meeting
14:30 - 16:30 CMI Assembly (Attendance by nominated representatives of NMLAs, and Titulary and Consultative members as observers) Grand Ballroom
17:00 - 18:00 CMI Executive Council meeting #2 Amerigo Vespucci

Tuesday 9th June (Cont)  -  Parallel Seminar : A Maritime Miscellany
Venue: Ceremony Ballroom

yCMI PRESENTATIONS Chair: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kübra Yetiş Şamlı
14:30 - 14:50
14:50 - 15:00
17 yCMI Session 1 - CMI / IMLI Young CMI prizewinner’s presentation:
The fair treatment of seafarers in cases of abandonment- A Caribbean perspective

Questiontime, changeover
Vannessia Kamesha Stewart, Winner of the 2014 CMI Prize for Best Overall Performance at IMLI
15:00 - 15:20
15:20 - 15:30
18 yCMI Session 2
Ship Mortgage vs. Maritime Lien: What are the changes in favour of the mortgagee in Turkish Law

Questiontime, changeoverr
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kübra Yetiş Şamlı, University of Istanbul
15:30 - 15:50
15:50 - 16:00
19 yCMI Session 3
Nairobi (Wreck Removal) Convention; practical implications in the near term and the perspective of the P & I Underwriters

Questiontime, changeover
Jaime Soroa, Shipowners P&I, with Edmund Sweetman, barrister, Dublin and Barcelona
16:00 - 16:20
16:20 - 16:45
20 yCMI Session 4
Ship Arrests and Relevant Recent Developments in Turkish Law
Questiontime and session summing up
Z. Bahar Sayhan, LLM, attorney, Istanbul
20:00-23:00 Gala Dinner Poolside and Ceremony Ballroom
WEDNESDAY 10 JUNE - TOUR OF ISTANBUL (OPTIONAL ADD-ON)

TO ASSIST WITH YOUR PACKING,
HERE ARE DRESS SUGGESTIONS FOR THE EVENTS

Saturday
ISC/IWG-Meetings – Smart Casual

Sunday
ISC/IWG-Meetings – Smart Casual
Welcome Reception – Jacket and Tie

Monday
Official opening and Seminars – Jacket and Tie
Bosphorus dinner cruise – Smart Casual, and perhaps bring a
jacket/windcheater/scarf – though we will be staying on the boat (ship/vessel?) throughout

Tuesday
Seminars and Assembly  – Jacket and Tie
Gala Dinner – Smart:  Business Attire (traditional national dress encouraged for both ladies & gentlemen)

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