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6 -8 March 2018
The Hallam (Cavendish Venues),

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.

30 years+ of delivering insights and updates on cargo claims. 3 day Practical Seminar.

Agenda Updates

View the latest agenda for Cargo Claims in Practice, 3 days of in-depth content on the issues around cargo insurance.

Seminar highlights

Understanding the bill of lading

Examine the bill of lading as a contract of carriage, the clauses of the contract and rights and liabilities

What are the current trends in cargo claims?

We have a session dedicated to the current issues in marine cargo claims including economic claims and piracy

Practical sessions on handling claims

Join the 2 practical workshops which focus on establishing, handling and defending a cargo claim

Case studies on wet and dry cargoes

Detailed sessions on both wet and dry cargo claims including issues with liquefaction and risks of bulk and steel cargoes

What are the carriers’ obligations?

Gain insight into unseaworthiness, due diligence and caring for cargo

Impact of the Hague/Hague-Visby, Hamburg and Rotterdam Rules

Understand obligations, limitations and defences under the various Rules

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


16 hours CPD points - The Solicitors Regulation Authority

Informa UK Ltd is an accredited trainer with the Solicitors Regulation Authority


Chartered Institute of Insurance members can claim CPD hours for attending this course. The event will qualify for CII CPD hours and participants are eligible to claim CPD hours where the event meets the CII CPD scheme requirements. CII members are required to submit evidence of attendance to this course to claims CPD hours. Attendees who complete the course will receive a certificate of attendance from Lloyd’s Maritime Academy.

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