National Law University Odisha, a vibrant addition to India’s National Law Universities seeks to promote holistic education and tries to provide its students with facilities for well-rounded development. Situated between rivers Kathajodi and Mahanadi, we sense the significance of trade through the seas. Maritime law, also known as admiralty law, is a body of law, convention and treaties that govern private maritime business and other nautical matters. NLUO, as an institution works meticulously towards promoting research and knowledge in the field of admiralty law. We firmly believe in dissemination of knowledge through promotion of centre dedicated solely towards research and development of law of the seas.

We have a dedicated team of individuals who devote themselves to conduct seminars and moot court competitions along with spreading awareness regarding a subject of law which requires special mention looking at the amount of maritime trade happening in the country, especially in the state of Odisha. The International Maritime Arbitration Moot (NLUO-IMAM) is the flagship moot of NLUO and holds the repute of being the first International Maritime Arbitration Law moot in the country and the third moot competition in the world to have maritime law as its principal subject. So far the moot has witnessed six successful editions with overwhelming participation all across the country.

We had partnered with esteemed organizations like Bose Mitra & Co. in order to organize the moot court competition which broadens the spectrum of maritime law. Maritime law has immense prospects in India and NLUO strives to seek excellence in the field. With an ardor to encourage monograph in the field, it emanates the gleam of Odisha for being the hub of maritime realm.