Speaking Engagement

Marine Insurance: New Developments

IBA Maritime and Transport Law Committee Conference

Le Méridien
An der Alster 52
Hamburg, Germany, 20099

Blank Rome partner Thomas H. Belknap, Jr. will serve as a panel moderator at the International Bar Association’s (“IBA”) Maritime and Transport Law Committee Conference, being held June 12 through 14, 2024, in Hamburg, Germany.

Tom, who is a co-chair of the IBA Maritime and Transport Law Committee, will co-moderate the “Marine Insurance: New Developments” session, which will take place on Thursday, June 13, from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.


  • Moderator: Funke Agbor, Dentons, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Moderator: Tom Belknap, Jr., Blank Rome, New York, New York, USA
  • Markus Eichhorst, Fleet Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
  • Simone Häderle Ingeberg. SANDS Advokatfirma DA, Oslo, Norway
  • Hugh Kennedy, Kennedys Law, Dublin, Ireland
  • Lars Lange, IUMI, Hamburg, Germany
  • Giovanna Montanaro, Wartmann Merker, Zürich, Switzerland

Other sessions include:

  • From Ocean Carrier to Full Logistic Service Provider: Maersk, MSC, and CMA CGM Have Changed Their Scope of Business
  • Ship and Aviation Finance: What’s Similar, What’s Different, What’s New?
  • The Transportation Industry and ESG
  • Paperless Trade and Transport: Fiction, Future, or Reality
  • Hot Topics in Shipping, Transport, and Logistics

Blank Rome Maritime is pleased to be a sponsor of the conference.

For more information and to register to attend, please visit the conference website.