Seminar On Legal Management And The Shipping Business

INTRODUCTION

This training course will provide updated knowledge and skills to professionals interested in understanding the fundamentals of the shipping business and the legal environment surrounding international shipping. The training course acknowledges the complexity of international shipping regulations; it seeks to familiarize trainees through managerial elements, best industry approaches and practical examples with essential subject areas at the cross roads of shipping regulations and shipping management.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the course, participants should be able to:

  • 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

DURATION

5 Days

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Managers from the shipping industry
  • Managers from the oil and gas industry
  • Jurists
  • Technical personnel keen to develop familiarity with international regulations and  managerial practices
  • Senior professionals interested in updates
  • Market newcomers
  • Administrators in contact with the maritime industry
  • NGOs

COURSE CONTENT

Day One: 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.)
  • Digitalization, connectivity and autonomous shipping

 Day Two: Legal Framework and Management of Maritime Safety and Marine Environment Protection

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

 Day Three: 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.)

 Day Four: 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

 Day Five: The Shipping Business and Marine Insurance

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

GENERAL NOTES

·       This course is delivered by our seasoned trainers who have vast experience as expert professionals in the respective fields of practice. The course is taught through a mix of practical activities, theory, group works and case studies.

·       Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.

·       Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate.

·       We can also do this as tailor-made course to meet organization-wide needs. Contact us to find out more: training@skillsforafrica.org

·        The training will be conducted at SKILLS FOR AFRICA TRAINING INSTITUTE IN NAIROBI KENYA.

·       The training fee covers tuition fees, training materials, lunch and training venue. Accommodation and airport transfer are arranged for our participants upon request.

·       Payment should be sent to our bank account before start of training and proof of payment sent to: training@skillsforafrica.org

Course Schedule
Dates Fees Location Apply
10/10/2022-14/10/2022 $ 1200

Physical Class

Online Class
14/11/2022-18/11/2022 $ 1200

Physical Class

Online Class
12/12/2022-16/12/2022 $ 1200

Physical Class

Online Class
09/01/2023-13/01/2023 $ 1200

Physical Class

Online Class
06/02/2023-10/02/2023 $ 1200

Physical Class

Online Class
06/03/2023-10/03/2023 $ 1200

Physical Class

Online Class
03/04/2023-07/04/2023 $ 1200

Physical Class

Online Class
01/05/2023-05/05/2023 $ 1200

Physical Class

Online Class
05/06/2023-09/06/2023 $ 1200

Physical Class

Online Class
03/07/2023-07/07/2023 $ 1200

Physical Class

Online Class
07/08/2023-11/08/2023 $ 1200

Physical Class

Online Class
04/09/2023-08/09/2023 $ 1200

Physical Class

Online Class
02/10/2023-06/10/2023 $ 1200

Physical Class

Online Class
06/11/2023-10/11/2023 $ 1200

Physical Class

Online Class
04/12/2023-08/12/2023 $ 1200

Physical Class

Online Class