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Maritime Law

Legal aspects in Shipping course provides an in-depth knowledge to students about the legal and legislative remarks of the shipping and Port Activities.

Course Duration 5 Months

Mode of studyClass Room & Online

Course Overview

Shipping Law course provides a comprehensive collection of international conventions, statutes and statutory instruments, arbitration rules and the most commonly encountered bills of lading, charter parties, insurance clauses, guarantees and other contracts.

Program Benefits 
Classes led by Industry Experts

Upon completing the course, the students will have complete knowledge on legal and legislative remarks of the shipping and Port Activities.    

Understand maritime law

It provides a unique opportunity to understand the legal aspects of maritime law.

Learn Multiple Subjects 

Gain Certificate in Marine Salvage Law and get to know about Shipping Law terminologies.

Huge demand

Logistics & SCM sector has a booming demand for qualified and trained SCM professionals across industries and functional roles.

Vast Employability

You can work in shipping lines' offices, seaport offices, freight forwarding, international logistics, supply chain management, manufacturing, and export-import enterprises all over the world.

International Career 

Upon completing the course, you get an opportunity to work in India and abroad and even travel across the world.

Who can join this program? 

Graduates in any discipline.

Marine lawyers who want to increase their knowledge in maritime law.

Professionals who want to become marine lawyers.

Professional who want to gain legal expertise in port activities.

course syllabus
Shipping Law

Arrest, Jurisdiction and Applicable Law


Limitation of Liability

Cargo Claims


Marine Insurance

Oil Pollution

Salvage, Towage and General

Average – Standard Forms LMAA Intermediate Claims Procedure (2009) – LMAA/Baltic Exchange Mediation Terms (2009) –

Regulation 593/2008 on the law applicable to contractual regulations (Rome I) –

Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010 –

Institute Cargo Clauses A, B, C (2009) – Institute War Clauses (Cargo) (2009) – Institute Strikes Clauses (Cargo) (2009) –

International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage 2001 – Wreckhire 2011 – Wreckfixed 2011 – Wreckstage 2011 – Congenbill 2007 – Updated lists of parties to International Conventions.

Maritime Law
Merchant Shipping Act 1995
Certificate in Marine Salvage Law

Admiralty Jurisdiction and Procedure

Substantive Law

International Conventions

Safety at Sea.

Modern Maritime Law and Risk Management

Case studies explaining common law, equity, statutes, EU Directives and International Conventions.

The latest EU and international safety and security measures.

Admiralty jurisdiction and arrest of ships.

Anti-suit injunctions and arbitration issues.

The role of classification societies and flag states.

The ISM Code and liabilities arising from the unworthiness of ships.

Civil and criminal liabilities of ship owners and ship managers with risk management considerations, including criminalization for ship- source pollution.

Shipbuilding, sale and purchase of second-hand ships, mortgagees’ rights and duties.

Towage contracts and salvage law, including principles of general average.

Port duties, rights and liabilities and the Wreck Removal Convention 2007.

Limitation of liability and jurisdictional issues regarding forum shopping.

The Athens Convention 2002 and passenger’s rights.

Marine pollution law, liabilities for damage by hazardous, noxious substances, nuclear incidents, and the compensation regimes (contributed by Elizabeth Blackburn QC).