Legal Management and the Shipping Business

  • Start Date

    24 Aug, 2021

  • End Date

    27 Aug, 2021

  • Price

    ₦300,000

  • WiFi

    Free wifi

Event Details

  • Improve their understanding of the shipping business and how it operates
  • Identify key areas in the shipping business which deserve special focus
  • Enhance their understanding of shipping regulations
  • Identify legal and managerial challenges 
  • Develop familiarity with current trends in the shipping industry

 

COURSE CONTENT

Introduction to the Shipping Business

  • About ships, international trade, and shipping markets
  • The practitioners in the shipping business
  • Ship registration and the role of the flag and port State
  • Ship finance
  • Standards regulating the industry (IMO, classification societies, etc.)
  • Digitalisation, connectivity and autonomous shipping

 

Legal Framework and Management of Maritime Safety and Marine Environment Protection

  • Identification of risks in shipping (safety, maritime security, cyber-security)
  • Managerial aspects of safety: the ISM Code
  • Marine environment protection fundamentals - Sustainable Shipping
  • MARPOL Convention overview and updates
  • Managerial aspects of marine pollution control

 

Legal Framework and Management of the Human Element

  • Identifying the human element in the shipping business
  • Behavioral elements
  • Leadership
  • The 2010 STCW Convention
  • The ILO MLC 2006 Convention
  • Exposure to liabilities (Company, Master, crew, etc.)

 

Carriage of Goods by Sea and Maritime Claims

  • Shippers, carriers and interests at stake
  • Basics tools (charterparties, bills of lading, seaway bills, etc.)
  • Identifying key questions (e.g. seaworthiness, liability, etc.)
  • The international legal regimes on carriage of goods by sea
  • The Hague & the Hague-Visby Rules
  • Dispute Resolution (including arbitration and mediation) in the shipping industry

 

The Shipping Business and Marine Insurance

  • How does marine insurance underpin the shipping industry?  
  • Key markets
  • Key stakeholders
  • The influence of English law
  • The contribution of standards terms – Cargo, hull, etc.
  • Selected risks (e.g. piracy)

 

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

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.

 

DATE:

1ST BATCH:              4th – 7th May, 2021

2ND BATCH:             24th – 27th Aug, 2021

3RD BATCH:             7th – 10th Dec, 2021

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
04 May, 2021 07 May, 2021
Start Date End Date
24 Aug, 2021 27 Aug, 2021
Start Date End Date
07 Dec, 2021 10 Dec, 2021
  • Venue

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

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