ETL editor Peter Laurijssen elected as president of Belgian Maritime Law Association

At its General Assembly on Thursday 8th June 2023, the Belgian Maritime Law Association – Belgische Vereniging voor Zeerecht – Association Belge de Droit Maritime, elected Peter Laurijssen as its 14th president since the Association’s founding in 1896.

The Belgian Maritime Law Association was one of the founding fathers of the Comité Maritime International (CMI) in 1897 and promotes the harmonisation and unification of international maritime law.

Peter is Legal Director at Compagnie Maritime Belge in Antwerp, Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and Editor of European Transport Law.