07Jun 18

ICC and the International Maritime Community – Incoterms and Dispute Resolution Tools

Athens, Greece, • English

The event is an opportunity for all professionals involved and/or interested in maritime issues to exchange with ICC representatives on what are the various tools offered by ICC to facilitate maritime trade.


The first panel will present the Incoterms, an essential tool for drafting maritime and para-maritime contracts and look ahead to the future revision planned for 2020. The second panel will introduce the ICC dispute resolution tools, present ICC and its International Court of Arbitration, the characteristics of the ICC Arbitration Rules and will share ICC experience of dispute resolution in maritime case.

Who should attend?

  • Business professionals active in the maritime and/or para-maritime sector
  • Legal professionals working with actors of the maritime and/or para-maritime sector


10:00-10:30Registration & Coffee
10:30 – 10:45Welcome address
10:45 – 11:151st Panel – The Incoterms rules and the maritime trade: a survey of their current uses and look ahead at future revisions
11:15 – 11:30Q&A
11:30 – 12:00Coffee Break
12:00 – 13:302nd Panel – Dispute Resolution in International Maritime Contracts: ICC’s experience and role in arbitrating cases with a maritime nexus
13:30 – 14:00Q&A
14:00 – 14:30Conclusion & closing remarks


Marina ComninosChief Operations Officer, essDOCS; Member of the ICC CLP Commission
Laetitia de MontalivetDirector, Arbitration and ADR, Europe, ICC International Court of Arbitration; Paris
Alexander G. FessasSecretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration; Director, ICC Dispute Resolution Services, Paris
Alexander J. MarcopoulosCounsel in the International Arbitration practice, Shearman & Sterling, France
Emily O’ConnorHead of Policy Commercial Law and Practice Commission, ICC, Paris
Nicolas A. VernicosPresident, Vernicos Maritime Group, Greece; Chair, ICC Greece

Logistical notes


Posidonia 2018

Athens Metropolitan Expo SA (Posidonia Seminar Room 2A, Hall 2)

Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos”

19019 Spata- Attica

Travel and accommodation

Participants are responsible for making their own travel arrangements and hotel reservations.


Registration is mandatory.

A separate registration as a Posidonia visitor is required to be able to enter the exhibition venue. Please go on Posidonia’s website and fill in the online visitor registration form.

Anyone who enters the venue is required to have his/her badge at all times.

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