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Wed, Nov 17


Norwegian Shipowners' Association

Norwegian Maritime Law Day 2021

The Norwegian Maritime Law Association in co-operation with NIFS is pleased to welcome you to Norwegian Maritime Law Day 2021.

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Norwegian Maritime Law Day 2021
Norwegian Maritime Law Day 2021

Time & Location

Nov 17, 2021, 2:00 PM

Norwegian Shipowners' Association, Rådhusgata 25, 0158 Oslo, Norge

About the Event


14:00 – 14:15 Coffee, find your seat and welcome remarks.

Part I: 

Fires onboard container vessels.

14:15 - 14:45 Fire in containers. Causes, losses and consequences. Are Solum, Senior Claims Adviser/Lawyer, Gard

14:45 – 15:15 Choice of law and limitation of liability. Herman Steen, Partner, Wikborg Rein

15:15 – 15:30 Coffee break

15:30 – 16:00 Wrongful declaration of cargo. Fredrik Doksrød Olsen, Senior Claims Advisor/Lawyer, Gard

16:00 – 16:30 The IMO regulations. Helle Hammer, Managing Director, Cefor

16:30 – 16:45 Coffee break

Part II: 

The test for apparent bias and arbitrators’ duties of disclosure following Halliburton vs Chubb, [2020] UKSC 48.

16:45 – 17:30 Halliburton vs Chubb. Nick Vineall QC, Head of Chambers 4 Pump Court

17:30– 17:45 The Nordic perspective. Amund Bjøranger Tørum, Prof. dr. Juris, Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law

17:45 – 18:00 Coffee break

18:00 – 19:00 Panel discussion moderated by Amund Bjøranger Tørum. Participants:

  •  Nick Vineall, QC, Head of Chambers 4 Pump Court
  •  Nora Gahmberg-Hisinger, Partner, HPP Attorneys
  •  Steffen Pihlblad, Secretary General, The Danish Institute of Arbitration
  •  Stefan Brocker, Partner, Mannheimer Swartling

The seminar will be followed by drinks and dinner (the traditional openfaced sandwiches will be back!).

The seminar and the dinner/reception are free of charge to members of Sjørettsforeningen and employees and students at NIFS. For all others the price is NOK 500. 

You do not want to miss out on this long-awaited get-together with colleagues and friends!


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