Course Info

Length: 1 Week

Type: Online

Available Dates


  • June-24-2024


  • July-15-2024


  • Aug-05-2024


  • Sep-23-2024


  • Oct-14-2024


  • Nov-04-2024


  • Dec-23-2024


Course Details

Course Outline

5 days course

Introduction to Shipping Markets and Bill of Lading Types

  • Dynamics of Vibrant Shipping Markets
  • Understanding Various Bill of Lading Types
  • Exploring Contracts of Carriage at Sea
  • Detailed Analysis of Time, Voyage, and Bareboat Charters:

Time charter – Ideal B/L Type
Voyage charter – Ideal B/L Type
Bareboat charter- Ideal B/L Type

Specialized Shipping Documents and Calculations

  • Documentation for Tankers and Gas Carriers
  • The Role of Seaway Bills
  • Laytime, Demurrage, and Despatch: Calculations and Procedures
  • Digital Innovations: Electronic B/Ls and Online Signatures
  • Master’s Responsibilities and Safe Port Procedures

Legal Aspects and Cargo Claims in Maritime Transport

  • Navigating through Bill of Lading and Cargo Claims
  • Understanding Hague Visby Rules
  • Cargo Retention Clauses and Prejudice Cases
  • The Importance of Exercising Due Diligence

Case Study Seminar Day

  • Issuing a Transferable B/L
  • Ownership of cargo on Passage
  • Bank Letters of Indemnity and Their Implications
  • Dealing with General and Particular Averages
  • Strategies for Cargo Damage Control and Compensation Claims

Insurance and Stakeholder Interests in Maritime Shipping

  • Comprehensive Overview of Cargo Insurance
  • The Role of P&I Clubs
  • Issuing and Managing Clean Bills of Lading
  • Inserting remarks in a B/L 
  • Shippers Interests
  • Carriers Interests
  • Consignee Interests
  • Final Discussions and Course Closure

Course Video