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Live Online: Marine Cargo Claims and Insurance

27-30 July 2020 | 4-Day Live Online | 1:00pm-5:00pm (SGT)

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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

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Packages Price
Live Online LearningSGD $2876SGD $2716Early BirdEarly Bird

Early Bird Rate:  Register and Pay on or before 5 June 2020

Register 2 Delegates & the 3rd attends FREE!
Group rate is based on normal rate of main conference package only.
For Group Registrations, email register@informa.com or call +65 6508 2401

 

  • Special Group Discount pricing is applicable to groups of 2 or more delegates from the same organization registering for the same event, at the same time.
  • Fee stated is the discounted price PER DELEGATE. Only one discount applies – either the early bird rate OR the Special Group Discount.
  • A 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST) is applicable to all Singapore based companies for Singapore venue.
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Trainer

Jeffrey Blum Charterparty Negotiation | Advanced Laytime & Demurrage

Jeffrey Blum
(FICS, FCIArb)

 

 

  • 45 years’ experience in shipping & commodities trading
  • Provides maritime and commodities commercial claims consultancy and training since 1994.
  • Clients include oil majors, commodity traders, shipowners, P&I Clubs, shipbrokers, law firms, banks, governments and international shipping organisations (e.g. BIMCO, Maersk, Cargill, The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers among others).
  • Lecturing at UN IOM’s World Maritime University and Shanghai Maritime University as Visiting Professor
  • Founding Director and Principal Lecturer of METL (Maritime Education & Training Ltd), providing bespoke training and prepares examinees for the ICS worldwide exams Professional Affiliations Include:
  • Active member of Baltic Exchange since 1976 and has worked with a Lloyd’s underwriter and as a shipbroker, ship owner and operator, gasoil futures broker, charterer and commodities trader in London and abroad.
  • Active Supporting Member of LMAA
  • Served on the ICS International Controlling Council (UK & Ireland) since 1983. Served on ICS’s London & South East Branch Committee as Education Officer Vice-Chairman and Chairman
  • Controlling council of the International Commodity and Shipping Arbitration Service (ICSAS).
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators since 1997

Live Online Learning

Stay Home. Skill Up!

The current Covid-19 pandemic has put strains on various areas of business, especially when it comes to deriving commercial value from new initiatives. During this phase of self-isolation and working from home, we can help you meet your professional development needs and you can still take your professional development plans to the next level.

To support your learning goals we have converted our face-to-face trainings to LIVE Online Sessions. This way you can continue to attend live and interactive training sessions within the virtual classroom space where you can see and speak, with your Subject Matter Expert and other participants.

Benefits of Live Online Learning

Aimed at offering you immediate, high-quality practical information whilst minimising time and expenditure associated with travelling, our digital training platform enables you to interact in real time with course directors and remotely network with your fellow participants.

  • Classroom Experience: Progress with fellow participants as you would in an on-site class
  • Guaranteed cost-effectiveness: Travel budget saving, plus 20% price advantage for online participation
  • Controlled environment with speakers managing the Q&A and discussions and tools for enhanced interactions
  • Module-based approach to effectively manage your time and revisions
  • Earn your Digital Certification and broadcast your achievements to your peers
  • Onboarding: Available for all attendees
  • Proven and secure training platform

 

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Agenda

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

when & where

27 - 30 Jul 2020

1:00pm-5:00pm (SGT)
Live Online

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