Marco Mastropasqua


  • Shipping and maritime law
  • Marine insurance
  • Insurance and recovery actions on behalf of industrial and cargo interests
  • Domestic and international transport (maritime-rail-air)
  • International shipping financing and financial transactions
  • Offshore
  • Piracy
  • Bankruptcy
  • Dispute resolution
  • Data protection and e-commerce
  • Full-scale and serial claims due to injuries and industrial diseases
  • Foreign languages: English


  • Member of the Shipping & Transport Focus Team
  • Member of the Environmental Sustainability Focus Team
  • Joined the firm in 2019
  • Partner at Studio Legale Garbarino Vergani from 2008-2019
  • Counsel at Studio Legale Garbarino Vergani (2002-2007)
  • Member of the Italian Association of maritime law (AIDIM) and member of the Young Board since 2014 and speaker at various international conferences
  • Member of Propeller Clubs – port of Genoa
  • Contributor to various maritime law publications


  • International qualifications: ILO Maritime Labour Convention 2006 certificate (2012). Lloyd’s Maritime Academy London – Marine Insurance certificate (2006). Skuld School Oslo (Norway) – P&I Insurance certificate
  • Member of the Italian Bar (2005)
  • Law degree from the University of Genoa (2002)

Knowledge Sharing

Russia Sanctions: Oil Price Cap Exemption

The G7, US, EU and Australia have agreed to implement a policy applicable to a broad range of services as they relate to the maritime transport of crude oil and petroleum products of Russian Federation origin. UK, EU and US entities are authorized to provide certain services as they are rela …

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International travel and the IATA Travel Pass: current trends and perspectives

With Covid-19 persisting, governments need to be confident that they are effectively mitigating the risk of spread if they are to re-open borders/lift travel restrictions and that they can receive and process accurate information on passengers’ Covid-19 health status. But travellers are facin …

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“Ever Given” casualty - so, what’s next?

The Vessel has been refloated after six days of salvage operations and the traffic related to the Canal of Suez is expected to resume on a regular basis shortly. However the prolonged blockage of the Canal will require a careful consideration of the interests at stake. This case may well inv …

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Enrico Vergani and Marco Mastropasqua join BonelliErede’s Shipping and Transport Focus Team in Genoa - 8 October 2019

The multidisciplinary Shipping and Transport Focus Team, which was set up in 2015 to enhance BonelliErede’s renowned expertise in these areas, expands with two key hires: Enrico Vergani, who will lead the focus team, and Marco Mastropasqua. Enrico Vergani, 52, joins BonelliErede as of counsel …

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