Shipping Legislation and Marine Claims Handling Professional (SMCHP)
SMCHP is SCM Hub’s flagship training service in International Logistics Claims Handling, Marine Insurance and International Shipping Legislations. This course will help you to master all aspects of International Logistics Claims Handling, Marine Insurance and Shipping Legislations including Documentation, Planning, Customer Service, Filing and Management of records. You can excel in entire aspects of handling problems and claims in International Shipping, Ocean and Air Freight Logistics in this 2 month’s program. This course is ideal for both genders and will help you to get employment worldwide in the offices of shipping lines, airlines, airport offices, freight forwarding, international logistics, supply chain management and export-import companies. This course will be ideal for current and future managers and those who work with legal departments
A must attend session to traders, maritime lawyers, charterers, commodity finance banks, ship managers, claims defence executives from P&I Clubs and cargo underwriters. The objective of this session is to explore thoroughly the implications of the letter of indemnity for all parties involved in shipping and to give practical advice to merchants, carriers, insurers and banks in respect of all the legal implications arising from the use of each type of letter of indemnity.
The session covers detailed and practical analysis of the law and practice applicable and includes.
Cargo Automation :
an introduction to the history of indemnity contracts and letters of indemnity
an in depth analysis of the shipping and international trade contexts where letters of indemnity are used
detailed legal analysis of GAFTA sale contract forms and standard letter of indemnity P&I Clubs forms
detailed legal analysis of the enforceability of maritime letters of indemnity
thorough analysis of the rights and liabilities for sellers, buyers, banks and ship owners which arise from the use of letters of indemnity
the impact on the system based on the use of bills of lading and on electronic bills of lading
analysis and discussion of the policy issues arising from the use of letters of indemnity in practice and of the practicalities of litigation involving letters of indemnity.
Types of insurance cover – Transport insurance – Legal liability Insurance for freight forwarders and transport operators – Third party legal liability insurance – Property insurance. Marine Insurance – Introduction – Evolution – Principles – International marine Insurance – Hull Insurance – Cargo Insurance – P & I Clubs.
Understanding Terms in Logistics – Ways to ensure safety of cargo – Procedure for processing claims – Types of claims – Handling claims – Documents required and documentation – Checklists for processing claims – Insurance summary – General average – Cross labeling and consequences. Average Clause – Insurance Claims – Risks – Reinsurance – Demurrage – Insurance Products – Claim procedures and Documentation.
Enforcement of Maritime Claims, addresses legislative developments and discusses the factors that affect the enforceability of a claim, including jurisdiction, how to enforce a claim, security remedies and the relevance of foreign law.