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Essential Marine Surveying Law

Who Should Attend

  • Practicing cargo agents;
  • Freight forwarders;
  • Cargo Claim officers;
  • Shipping officers;
  • Shipping Industry starters;
  • Cargo consolidators;
  • Other professionals.

Course Objectives

As a professional surveyor one cannot get away from the reality that what you do in your everyday work may have legal implications, whether it be as an expert witness, a claim made by you for unpaid fees or indeed one made against you which might lead to your involvement in legal claims, this course will guide throughout all the marine legal aspects.

What will you gain?

Have a look on the basics of the law of contract and tort and how these legal concepts may impinge upon the duties of the maritime surveyor. We also discuss the potential liability for a breach of these areas of civil law and responsibilities for employers.

Course Content

  • The law of contract;
  • The law of tort (negligence);
  • The extent of liability;
  • Responsibility for the acts of others;
  • Registration and conveyance of ships;
  • Admiralty court jurisdiction;
  • Collisions and salvage;
  • Towage and pilotage;
  • Pollution;
  • An introduction to shipping law.



I learnt so much more than I expected! Fantastic study experience.

Capt. ALMURTAZA Omar: Chief Officer-Romania.

This course was an excellent investment! It exceeds all expectations.

Mr. Ferro NEVILLE: HSE MARSHAL- Gibraltar.

This learning experience will surely make my CV shine and open doors to new opportunities.

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