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Chartered Insurance Institute
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Intermediate marine claims - two day course


This course explores the types of cover provided under standard hull, loss of hire and cargo claims, helping delegates practically manage the claims process, including their adjustment.


Day one - Hull and loss of hire:

  • Refresh on perils covered, exclusions and burden of proof 
  • Types of loss 
  • Law of collision, salvage and general average 
  • Casualty management
  • Insurer options to manage and influence repairs 
  • Experts 
  • Adjustment under hull and LOH policies.

Day two - Cargo:

  • Refresh of perils covered, exclusions and burden of proof
  • Types of loss 
  • How salvage and GA impact on cargo 
  • Cargo position in a marine casualty 
  • Experts 
  • Adjustment 
  • Recoveries.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this programme you will have:

  • Gained an appreciation for the type of cover provided under standard hull, loss of hire and cargo claims 
  • Developed an understanding of the practical management of claims and fundamentals of adjustment to those claims, including collision and general average.

Who should attend?

Claims practitioners working for brokers or insurers, as well as junior lawyers handling maritime work. Some prior knowledge of the cover available under the standard hull, loss of hire and cargo wordings would be beneficial.

CPD hours

Attendance of this course awards up to 12 CPD hours where you consider it relevant to your professional development needs.

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