Course Detail

The Shipping Business Duration: 1 Week/s

Course Information

  • Course Price £4260 Plus VAT
  • Location UK Courses
  • Course Code TSB
  • Course Date 7 Sep - 11 Sep 2020

Course Objectives

The complexity of International Shipping Regulations require professionals in the Shipping Business to understand the fundamentals of the legal environment surrounding international Shipping. The course will expose participants to managerial elements, best industry approaches and practical examples with essential subject area at the cross roads of shipping regulations and shipping management.

Who Should Attend

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 and Administrators in contact with the maritime industry

Course Overview

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

  • 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

  • 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 (charter parties, 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 (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)



  • Learning Goals

    By the end of this training course, participants will 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