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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.

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

ACCREDITATION: This course is accredited by the Chartered Insurance Institute

The learning programme for the Cargo Claims in Practice Seminar has been awarded CII CPD accreditation. Delegates participating in the accredited Lloyd’s Maritime Academy - Cargo Claims in Practice Seminar can claim up to 16* CPD hours towards the CII / PFS member CPD scheme. *excluding breaks

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

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