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Wed, Nov 02


Norwegian Shipowners’ Association

Norwegian Maritime Law Day 2022

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Norwegian Maritime Law Day 2022
Norwegian Maritime Law Day 2022

Time & Location

Nov 02, 2022, 2:00 PM

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

About the Event

The Norwegian Maritime Law Association in co-operation with NIFS is pleased to welcome you to Norwegian Maritime Law Day 2022. The aim of the seminar is to provide in-depth presentations on topical issues, and at the same time provide a meeting-place for maritime law practitioners. The seminar will be conducted in English.


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

Part I: Limitation of liability – maritime casualties

14:15 - 14:35 The "Helge Ingstad" / "Sola TS" incident – introduction to the incident and the conclusions of the maritime safety investigation. Seksjonsleder sjø Kristian Haugnes,The Norwegian Safety Investigation Authority

14:35 – 15:00 Limitation of liability in Norway – an introduction – Vice President, Casualty and Major Claims, Nina Hanevold-Sandvik, Skuld

15:00 – 15:20 Coffee break

15:20 – 15:50 Limitation of recourse claims and related legal issues – advokat Øyvind Grøneng and advokat Lars Inge Ørstavik, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS

15:50 – 16:30 Does the current limitation regime provide sufficient predictability for shipowners and their insurers? Commentary to testing of the limitation rules by Norwegian courts, advokat Gaute Gjelsten, Gjelsten Herlofsen Advokatfirma AS

16:30 – 16:45 Coffee break

16:45 – 17:15 Large marine casualties and limitation of liability – the state's perspective, advokat Ole Kristian Rigland, Regjeringsadvokaten

17:15 – 17:45 The Swedish perspective: advokat Jonas Rosengren, Werks Advokater AB

The Danish perspective: advokat Lars Rosenberg Overby, IUNO advokatpartnerselskab

Comments by Erling Selvig, Professor dr. juris, NIFS

17:45 – 18:15 Questions and discussion

18:15 – 18:30 Coffee break

Part II: Insurance perspectives on collisions

18:30 – 19:00 Collision liability – the boundary between H&M and P&I cover – advokat Mads Schjølberg and advokat Atle Skaldebø-Rød, Advokatfirmaet BAHR AS

The seminar will be followed by drinks and the traditional open-faced sandwiches.

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. Please register no later than 26 October.

You do not want to miss out on this opportunity to meet with colleagues and friends!


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