Chu, Beiping (International Arbitrator)

Prof. Beiping Chu was born in May 1972.  He graduated from Navigation College of Dalian Maritime University (DMU) with a bachelor’s degree in Navigation Technology in 1996, and obtained LLM and Ph.D from DMU respectively in 2000 and 2008.


Prof. Chu is now the dean professor and doctoral supervisor of DMU Law School, and is also a senior visiting scholar at Swansea University of United Kingdom, and winner of award nomination of The 8th National Ten Outstanding Young Jurists of the P. R. China. Prof. Chu’s academic interest covers extensive areas including  maritime and admiralty law, marine insurance, international maritime and commercial arbitration, shipping law, ship collision law, ship sale and purchase, ship mortgage and financing, and cross-border maritime bankruptcy and insolvency.  His current positions and professional memberships include:

  • Vice-president of China Insurance Law Association
  • Executive director and Vice Secretary-General of China Maritime Law Association
  • Executive director of China Academy of Arbitration Law
  • Executive director of China Association of Legal Education
  • Director of Institute of Sea Law of Liaoning Law Society
  • Executive director of Institute of Marine Policy and Law, Research Center for “the Belt and Road” of DMU
  • Director of the Institute of Insurance Law of DMU
  • President of the Institute of Sea Law of DMU
  • Member, Panel of Arbitrators of China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC)
  • Member, Panel of Arbitrators of China Maritime Arbitration Commission (CMAC)
  • Supporting member of London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA)
  • Member, Panel of Arbitrators of Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration (SCMA)
  • Member, Panel of Arbitrators of Dalian Arbitration Commission of PRC
  • Visiting professor of the Institute of Maritime Law of Waseda University of Japan