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Nicola Pryce-Roberts, Senior Lecturer

Nicola Pryce-Roberts

Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Business, Law and Digital Technologies


Prior to lecturing at Solent University, I worked as a lawyer and before that in a number of operational and managerial roles for A.P. Moller/Maersk Line and Hamburg Süd.

I also have extensive experience of lecturing and running programmes at Liverpool John Moores University and lecturing in Greece and Iran.

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Research interests

Nicola's research interests include ship salvage, commercial law and practice, international maritime law and the law of the sea.

Recent publications

Pryce-Roberts, N, Zhang, P, Zhao, M & Shan, D 2019, 'Navigating Seafarer’s Right to Life across the Shipping Industry' Marine Policy, vol. 99, pp. 80-86.

Pryce-Roberts, N, Zhang, P, Zhao, M & Exarchopoulos, G 2018, 'Seafarers’ Welfare: A Critical Review of the Related Legal Issues under the Maritime Labour Convention 2006' Marine Policy, vol. 93, pp. 62-70.

Pryce-Roberts, N, Zhang, P & Lozarno, J 2018, 'Research on Alternative Propulsion Systems as Solutions for Tonnage Oversupply in the Shipping Industry' Applied Energy.

Pryce-Roberts, N, 2017, Who will save the Salvors? The decline in salvage income and the emergence of the Ultra Large Container Ship and how these phenomena create uncertainty. CILT Logistics Research Network Conference 2017 Proceedings

Pike K., Butt N., Pryce-Roberts N., Vigar N., (2013). '15 years of shipping accidents: a review for WWF'. Available from: