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Marine Surveying Training Certificate

International Maritime Law


This course will consist of two compulsory core modules; management skills for the marine surveyor and ship design and the impact on the surveyor followed by an Applied Project. The two modules cover a both technical and a broad range of higher level management and strategic thinking then the project allows you to apply these new skills to a particular issue or area of interest.


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.

Benefits of the Course

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.

Who Should Attend

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

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.


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.


Great course, fantastic study experience! I'll be back for more learning!


Is this program available online?

Yes, it’s based on distance learning

In what language is this program taught?

Our courses are conducted in English

What’s the duration of the course?

This course takes 3 months to be completed.

What kind of examination I need to take to pass the course?

To pass this course you need to pass a final test, you are advised to submit it  by the date given on your Study Schedule,

Can I get an extension?

You have the opportunity to extend the length of your course by an extra 1 month at no additional charges.

Who recognized this training?

Our courses are recognized by leading organizations such as IAMSA, NAMS Global, INTERCARGO, and IAMSP.

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