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

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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