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March 2018
Venue TBC,

30th Annual Cargo Claims In Practice Seminar

Benefit from our industry experts and real case studies to get you up to speed in cargo claims handling, contracts and liability.

Thank you to everyone who attended this year’s course

Seminar highlights

Learning Objectives
  • Understand the importance of the bill of lading and why it is necessary as a contract of carriage
  • Assess which rules apply and the incorporation of charterparty terms
  • Learn about contemporary issues affecting cargo claims such as sanctions
  • Identify the parties to the cargo claim and understand which party is entitled to bring the claim
  • Gain a working knowledge of key documentation, important contract clauses and the liability regimes under the Rules
Interactive Sessions

Maximise your learning and networking opportunities with our interactive sessions:

  • Practical workshop on establishing and handling a cargo claim
  • Case study on liquid and gas cargoes
  • Case study on bulk and steel cargoes
  • Join your speakers and fellow attendees for networking drinks
Key sessions
  • The principles of cargo claims: the rules, the contract and current trends
  • Trends update: what is currently happening in the cargo claims sector?
  • Effectively negotiating security
  • Understanding key issues relating to the delivery of cargo
  • Managing your defence of a cargo claim
  • Wet and dry cargoes: identifying the risks and effective quality control
  • Examining liability regimes and measures of indemnity
  • Analysing evidence in cargo claims

Who should attend?

Relevant to all professionals involved in the marine claims handling process including:
  • Shipowners/ operators/ managers
  • Maritime lawyers
  • Vessel charters
  • Cargo owners
  • Average adjusters 
  • Insurers

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