Lloyd’s Maritime Institute | International educational institution in Geneva | Shipping Law
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Shipping Management Training Certificate

Shipping Law


To enable shipping personnel to have a general understanding of legal relations which arise in the day-to-day business of commercial shipping. A treatment of common shipping disputes will be imparted to the participants through case studies.


  • The aim of the program is to provide thorough knowledge of the rules and framework of international commercial affairs related to shipping.
  • The LMI aims is to develop the student’s ability to see the practical effects and make comparative analyses of different sets of regulations within the complex field of maritime commercial activity.

Benefits of the Course

  • Have thorough knowledge of the rules and legal framework of international commercial affairs related to shipping and advanced knowledge of rules and framework in this field of law;
  • Be well acquainted with maritime law based on key international conventions regulating maritime activities in the shipping business and key international standard contracts used in the maritime industry;
  • Have in-depth knowledge in two maritime law related subjects of the students’ choice. The students can choose from a selection of eleven courses, such as marine insurance law, petroleum law, petroleum contract law, English law of contract, etc…

Who Should Attend

  • Recent graduates looking for a career within the shipping industry;
  • Shipping professionals who wish to enrich their know-how and improve their professional status;
  • Nautical Officers;
  • Officers of the Merchant Marine serving both at sea & onshore;
  • Young professionals with the determination to enter the shipping industry;
  • Etc.

Course Content

  • Elements of contract law;
  • Overview of the Carriage of Goods by Sea - Part I : Charter parties;
  • Overview of the Carriage of Goods by Sea - Part II : Bills of Lading;
  • Admiralty jurisdiction of Singapore courts;
  • Arrest of vessels;
  • Provision of security and release of vessels from arrest;
  • Appraisement and sale of vessels under arrest;
  • Forum Non Convenience;
  • Exclusive jurisdiction clauses.


"This course has opened some major doors for me and has begun for me a very exciting career in the Shipping industry”

Mr. Sheyi Bodunde :  Nigeria, Safety Officer.

“Excellent course material with a lot of information and links to get an in-depth knowledge on each one subject by very experienced tutors attentively assessing the assignments with valuable comments, great staff ready to clarify promptly any question providing high quality flexible distance learning course. Dedication is required to have it completed successfully. Using practical examples to support your assignments is encouraged and appreciated”

Mrs. LUYANDA MTSHINI : South Africa, Marine Engineer.


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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