Shipping Finance Documentation

  • Start Date

    28 Mar, 2023

  • End Date

    31 Mar, 2023

  • Price


  • WiFi

    Free wifi

Event Details

This training aims to provide an understanding of the documentation involved and how this can be used to minimize the inherent risks and liabilities in such activities. You will return to your office equipped with the knowledge and skills required to operate effectively in the potentially lucrative field of ship finance.



The ship finance market

  • What makes ship finance different?
  • International nature of the business
  • Some hedging options
  • Transaction types


Flags & ship registration, security, second hand and newbuilding

  • National, offshore and open registers
  • Bareboat registration and the lender's perspective
  • Basic security for second hand purchases
  • Document structure
  • Security for newbuilding finance

Loan Agreement Preliminary Issues


The basic security

  • Mortgage
  • Collateral assignments
  • Share security



  • Pre-enforcement options
  • The lenders’ principal remedies


The security documents

Common provisions of basic security documents


Insurance covenants

  • The standard marine risks
  • Captive insurance companies and reinsurance
  • The role of the letter of undertaking
  • Fleet policies
  • Mortgagee’s interest insurance
  • Brokers and clubs


Trading the ship

  • Different types of charter and other employment
  • Pool agreements
  • Ship managers
  • Impact on bank’s security
  • Treatment in loan and security documents


The loan – who is the borrower?

  • Structural subordination
  • Cross security
  • Cross default
  • Hazards of guarantees and third party security


Due diligence, conditions precedent & closing

  • Where should due diligence be conducted?
  • What should the legal opinion say?
  • What should the conditions precedent be?
  • Payment letters and simultaneous closing in different locations



The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.



1ST BATCH:                          28th - 31st Mar, 2023

2ND BATCH:                         18th - 21st July, 2023 

3RD BATCH:                         7th - 10th Nov, 2023

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
18 Jul, 2023 21 Jul, 2023
Start Date End Date
07 Nov, 2023 10 Nov, 2023
Start Date End Date
28 Mar, 2023 31 Mar, 2023
  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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