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Marine Cargo Claims and Insurance

Essential to all shipping players, this course highlights claim trends across different cargos, claims & dispute handling best practices, and insurance considerations.

LIVE ONLINE TRAINING | 4-Part series per course | 4 hours per Part | Over 4 days | 3pm – 7pm (AEDT)
October 2021 Course: 26 October | 27 October | 28 October | 29 October

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Key Learning Outcomes

  • Cargo Shipping Regulations, market updates and cargo claim trends
  • Impacts of Covid-19 on cargo transports & claims
  • Specific issues with different types of cargo and insurance considerations
  • Claims procedure, documentations and claims check-list
  • Claims handling and legal issues associated with cargo loss & damage
  • Defence of cargo claims
  • Ship arrests – implications for shipowners and cargo owners

About the Course

Through examining a wide variety of cargo incidents, this masterclass highlights claim trends across different types of cargo, insurance considerations, claims & dispute handling best practices.

Essential to all shipping players, practical discussions will include the impacts of recent developments surrounding global trade & transportation (Covid-19, international sanctions) on cargo and insurance policies relating to loss, damage, delay, surcharges; and best practices in preparing for claim defence and dispute resolution. This course will also discuss some of the many ramifications of the recent blockage of the Suez Canal by the EVER GIVEN.

Who Will Benefit

With focus on legal risks, contractual management, claims handling and commercial implications, this course is essential for

  • Shipowners, ship managers & operators, charterers
  • Shipbrokers, Ship agencies
  • Legal services, insurers, surveyors
  • Legal counsels
  • Commercial Managers, Chartering Executives, Post-fixture Operators, Claims Managers, Insurance Executives
  • Cargo Operators, Vessel Operators, Chief Officers, Masters

trainer

Jeffrey Blum

pricing

Packages Price
Live Online Training 2021$2876+GST

Live Online Training (All 4 parts): $2,876 + GST.

Each course includes 4 parts. There will be short breaks during each course part.

P21GT33SG02V – October 2021 Course: 3pm – 7pm (AEDT).

  • Part 1: 26 October
  • Part 2: 27 October
  • Part 3: 28 October
  • Part 4: 29 October

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When you book 4 or more participants! Call us today on +61 (0) 2 9080 4032 or email training@informa.com.au to take advantage of the discount offer.

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Course Outline

MODULE 1

  1. CARGO SHIPPING REGULATIONS & MARKET
  • Cargo Shipping Regulations
    • The marine insurance act 1906
    • Letters of Indemnity
    • Letters of Credit and UCP 600
    • IMO including IMO 2020 / IMDG Code 2016 / ISPS / ISM/
    • SOLAS
  • Cargo Shipping market
    • Roles of underwriters, insurance brokers, P&I clubs
    • Insurance obligations
    • What needs to be disclosed by the assured
    • Warranties and exclusions
    • Exclusions under Hague Visby Rules IV (2)
    • Duration of insurance cover
    • Cargo & Piracy, kidnap and ransom
    • “Insurable interest”
  1. IMPACTS OF COVID-19 ON CARGO TRANSPORT AND CLAIMS
  • Cargo accumulation and insurance contract limit
  • Delay, demurrage and delay clauses
    • Delay clauses: excess time – load/unload, time period,
    • NOR, WIFPON
    • Demurrage charges
    • Additional costs
  • Deviation/unsafe ports
  • Discussion – Vulnerable goods, perishable items with short shelf life
  • Force majeure and exemptions
  • Practical considerations:
    • Interruptions in transit / deliveries
    • Port congestion and disruption to deliveries
    • Vessel quarantine
    • Port closure
  1. TYPES OF CLAIM/PROBLEMS WITH CARGOES
  • Bulk cargo (liquid/dry)
  • Dry bulk cargo liquefaction
  • Refrigerated and perishable cargo
  • Specialist & project cargoes
  • Dangerous cargoes
  • Containerised cargoes container fires/cargo mis-declaration violations of regulations, sanctions types of direct and collateral damage Incidents

 

MODULE 2

  1. TRENDS/UPDATES IN MAJOR MARINE/CARGO CLAIMS
  • Natural catastrophe related: hurricane, tsunami, Covid-19
  • Cargo liquefaction
  • Arctic navigation
  • Fires, explosion – at ports, in warehouses and on vessels
  • Cargo misappropriation: theft and fraud
  1. IMPACTS OF INTERNATIONAL SANCTIONS ON INSURANCE COVER
  • Exposures to sanctions (insurers vs cargo owners vs owners)
  • Sanction Limitation and Exclusion Clause
  • When do sanctions extinguish a claim?
  1. CARGO CLAIMS PROCEDURES
  • Key steps in managing cargo claims and losses
  • Procedure, documentations, reporting
    • Bills of lading & charterparty terms
    • LOI
    • LOC, UCP 600
  • Duty of Assured clause
  • Particular Average v General Average
  • Salvage
  • Surveyors – role, appointment, obligations

 

MODULE 3

  1. DEFENCE OF CARGO CLAIMS
  • Limitation, exclusions and defences
  • Package and weight limitation
  • Time limits
  • HVR Article IV(2) defences
  • Responsibilities for loading, stowage, discharging cargo
  • Deck cargo
  • Delay claims
  1. CARGO INSURANCE SERVICE (CASE STUDY)
  • Door-to-door cargo insurance
  1. DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND LEGAL ISSUES RELATING TO CLAIMS
  • Litigation v Mediation v Arbitration
  • Party autonomy / choices
  • Enforceability
  • Costs and time
  • Enforceability

 

MODULE 4

  1. SHIP ARRESTS AND IMPLICATIONS (SHIPOWNERS VS CARGO OWNERS)
  • How ship arrest can affect off-hire in time charters
  • How ship arrest can affect commercial sale contracts
  • Whether and how arrest is insured
  1. SHIP SEAWORTHINESS VS P&I AND CARGO INSURANCE POLICIES
  • Types of unseaworthiness
  • Shipowners’ P&I Club policy
  • Charterers’ P&I Club policy
  • Cargo insurance policy

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26 - 29 Oct 2021

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Sushil.Kunwar@informa.com

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