October 19-20,2011 Denys Rabomizo, a partner at the RABOMIZO law firm and president of the Ukrainian Maritime Bar Association, took part in the XIV International Conference on Transport and Logistics "Transit potential of Ukraine. Effective infrastructure and logistics on transport in South-Eastern European countries".
In the conference Denys presented the paper "The international legal regime of liability in accordance with the Rotterdam Rules", dealing with the adoption in 2008 of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of GoodsWholly or Partly by Sea.
The conference is traditionally held in Odessa, Ukraine, in the hotel "Odessa", as part of the International Black Sea Transport Forum which is supported by the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine as well as International Association of ship-owners of Black Sea, Association of Ukrainian ports, International Association of hazardous cargoes and containers, Ukrainian logistic Association, Black Sea Regional Association of Ship-repairers (BRASS), Danube Commission, Black and Azov sea ports Association, International government Commission TRACECA, European Commission of Transport of Ukraine, et al.
The conference was attended by representatives of various countries, including Russia, Georgia, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Poland and Latvia.
Participants of the conference actively discussed issues related to the development of the transport potential of Ukraine, public-private partnership, port operations, cargo insurance, ports and terminals, cargo transportation and so on.