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Chartered Insurance Institute
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Intermediate marine hull insurance - one day course


The major aspects of marine hull insurance are covered including shipowners' liabilities, exclusions and limitations. Candidates are given an in-depth insight into the clauses that apply to hull insurance, a practical consideration of underwriting broking problems and hull claims.


  • Types of vessels and the relative risks they pose
  • International maritime law as it applies to a ship owner
  • How maritime law differs between different countries
  • What insurance products are available to protect the insured's exposure
  • Who has an input into the decision on whether to buy insurance
  • Insurers - mutual and non-mutual and where they are located
  • Marine Insurance Act 1906 and how it may apply other than in the UK
  • Hull clauses including comparisons between different forms and how additional clauses  can be added if required
  • Claims handling and casualty management including piracy issues.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course you will have:

  • Gained an insight into the risks faced by marine vessels and the legal framework within which the insured operates
  • An understanding of how maritime law can be used to assist the acceptance of insurers' analysis risk, and what risks are covered under the standard hull wordings used in London and overseas
  • Undertaken a review of claims and casualty management.

Who should attend?

Staff of brokers, companies and Lloyd's syndicates. Delegates are expected to have a working knowledge of the basic fundamentals of marine insurance.

CPD hours

Attendance of this course awards up to 6 CPD hours where you consider it relevant to your professional development needs.

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London venues sold out!

Scheduled London dates for this course have now sold out, please keep checking the website for updates to availability. Dates are added subject to demand and can also be run in-house for corporate clients.