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Intermediate marine hulltwo day course


The major aspects of marine hull insurance are covered including shipowners' liabilities, exclusions and limitations. Delegates 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 shipowner 
  • 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, Lloyd's syndicates and shipping companies. Delegates are expected to have a working knowledge of the basic fundamentals of marine insurance or to have attended our Introduction to marine insurance course.

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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