The Role of the International Conventions in Protecting the Marine Environment from ships

Dr. Talal Al Adwani
Assistant Professor – Commercial Law – Kuwait International Law School – Kuwait


CV / Resume

Name: Dr. Talal Al Adwani

Contact Information:

Tel:  (965) 69696946


Education and Qualifications:

  • PhD in Commercial and Maritime Law – Plymouth University co-supervised by Cambridge University.
  • Master of Law in International Commercial and Maritime Law (LLM) – University of Swansea-UK.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marine Operations and the law- legal sector – Northumbria University-UK.


  • Active member of the Arab expert Union.
  • Lecturer at Kuwait university (visiting lecturer) and at Kuwait International Law School (2015-present).
  • IMO (International Maritime Origination) for the U.N. Maritime Ambassador (2016-present)
  • Expert and consultant for IMO (International Maritime Origination) for the U.N. (2016-present)


A number of articles, including:

  • A comparative study of the obligation of due diligence to provide a seaworthy vessel under the Hague/Hague-Visby Rules and the Rotterdam Rules. (Giuffre, 2017)
  • ‘The obligation of the charterer’s to direct the Vessel to safe ports’, (VDM, 2011).
  • IMO Conventions as Incorporated under Kuwaiti Maritime Law, due to be published in Arab Law Quarterly ALQ, 2019.
  • Marine Cargo Claims under the Kuwait Law 2018
  • Presented a paper in OPV Conference- on Maritime Security of the GCC States- October 2017


  • Arabic, English.