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Chartered Insurance Institute
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Intermediate marine liability - two day course


This course is designed to develop and explore the current issues around marine liability insurance. 


Day one - Cargo related liabilities

  • Law of carriage of goods 
  • Who the various parties are 
  • Carriers' liability insurance for ship 
  • Insurance for freight forwarders 
  • Goods in transit insurance 
  • Claims handling.

Day 2 - Other liabilities

  • What other maritime related liabilities can arise and who might be responsible 
  • Shipowner liabilities (other than cargo) 
  • Charterers' liabilities 
  • Shipbuilders/ship repairers 
  • Marina operators 
  • Terminal operators 
  • Insurance available 
  • Claims handling and recoveries.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this programme you will have:

  • Developed your understanding of liability, how it can arise in a maritime context and how insurance can protect the client 
  • Gained an insight into what coverage is available for marine liabilities and how best to manage claims under liability policies.

Who should attend?

Anyone working within this area wanting to develop their knowledge and expertise including brokers and insurers, as well as junior lawyers. It is also suitable for those aspiring to move into this area of insurance. Some prior knowledge of the concept of legal liabilities 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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Scheduled 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.