Fully Accredited Program International Shipping Laws, Regulations and Conventions

International shipping laws and regulations are complex. Incidents occurring in international waters, territorial seas, or within a specific country's ports can fall under different legal frameworks, making it difficult to determine the applicable laws and the court with jurisdiction. Furthermore, these regulations must align with a myriad of domestic laws across various nations, further complicating compliance.

This certified program is designed to provide you with in-depth knowledge and practical expertise regarding the complex legal framework that governs the international maritime industry. Through the integration of legal comprehension with real-world scenarios, this program will provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to navigate the fundamental pillars of international maritime organization, such as the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention, the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL), the Convention for Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, and the Maritime Labor Convention. By engaging with this program, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the intricate aspects of shipping law, providing you with a well-rounded comprehension in this field.

Moreover, this program will provide comprehensive insights into the effective management of marine insurance requirements and the handling of maritime claims, as well as an in-depth understanding of admiralty jurisdiction and salvage. Additionally, you will acquire knowledge pertaining to the establishment and maintenance of rigorous maritime safety standards, along with a thorough comprehension of the pivotal role that port control plays in the shipping industry. Armed with a strong grasp of international shipping laws and conventions, you will be equipped to integrate optimal practices into your organization's strategic framework, thereby ensuring both legal compliance and streamlined efficiency in maritime operations.

Upon successful completion of the program, you will attain the Certification in International Shipping Laws, Regulations and Conventions. This distinguished certification will enhance your professional qualifications, showcasing your expertise in international shipping legislations and your ability to create compliance frameworks that align with all relevant legislation and policies.

Globally demanded and recognized, the certification holds lifelong validity, testifying to your expertise and dedication to excellence in the maritime industry.

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This program will entitle you:

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  • Experience 2 days of instructor-led live program and discover international shipping laws, maritime safety protocols, maritime claims regulations and compliance with international conventions.
  • Attain the industry-recognized Certification in International Shipping Laws, Regulations and Conventions. This certification will amplify your comprehension of the legislative process, encompassing legislative procedures and the enactment of regulations.
  • Powerful case studies and best practices to understand the shipping and maritime regulations ensuring compliance with overarching legal frameworks.
  • For inquiries, chat with our Program Advisors at [email protected] or call us at
    • Singapore and Asia Pacific: +65 6716 9980
    • Australia and New Zealand: +61 3 9909 7310
    • UK, Europe and Middle East: +44 (020) 335 57898
    • USA: +1 888 745 8875

Accreditations

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This program is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications, which maintains the governing standards for all professionals who have completed this program.

The content of this program has been fully certified and accredited by CPD Certification Service as conforming to Continuing Professional Principles. CPD is the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors to complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of professional institutes and academic bodies. The CPD Certification Service provides support, advice and recognized independent CPD accreditation compatible with global CPD principles.

What Can You Expect From This Live Program

The international maritime regulations are governed by over 200 international treaties and conventions and these conventions intersect with over 190 national and local regulations. This complex interplay of international conventions and domestic maritime laws makes compliance a challenging task for shipping companies. As a result of this, over 45% of shipping companies have recently reported facing maritime disputes and these companies faced over $1 billion in fines and penalties due to non-compliance with complex maritime laws.

This certified program will help you gain a comprehensive understanding of the complex and dynamic shipping laws and the international regulations and conventions that govern them. You will delve deep into key regulations, including the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code), the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL), and the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW). In addition, this program will cover critical domestic laws from several jurisdictions, offering a holistic view of the legal landscape governing the shipping industry.

This program will also shine a light on how international conventions impact domestic laws, focusing on their unique features and implementation nuances. You will also learn how to ensure regulatory compliance, devise risk management strategies, and tackle challenges posed by technological advancements, climate change, and environmental sustainability in shipping. Throughout the program you will acquire necessary tools to navigate maritime disputes, understand seafarers' rights and protections, and appreciate the role of enforcement mechanisms in upholding shipping laws. You will also gain essential skills for maneuvering maritime cases, interpreting the Bill of Lading and implications of shipping contracts, and understanding the function of enforcement mechanisms in maintaining shipping laws.

Upon successful completion of the program, you will attain the Certification in International Shipping Laws, Regulations and Conventions. This distinguished certification will elevate your professional standing and demonstrate your proficiency in international shipping laws and your ability in crafting robust compliance frameworks in alignment with pertinent legislations and regulations. Globally recognized and valued, this industry-recognized certification holds lifelong validity and stands as a testament to your expertise, dedication, and commitment to excellence in the maritime industry.

Key Skills You Will Gain

  • International Shipping Laws
  • Maritime Jurisdictions
  • Marine Pollution Act
  • International Maritime Organization (IMO)
  • Law of Collisions
  • Navigation Act
  • Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
  • Charter Parties
  • Quarantine Act
  • Marine Insurance
  • Law of Salvage
  • Protection and Indemnity Insurance
  • Shipping Contracts
  • Bill of Lading
  • Maritime Safety
  • SOLAS
  • ISM Code
  • MARPOL
  • Watchkeeping Standards
  • Maritime Labor Convention
  • STCW Convention
  • Ship Inspections and Surveys
  • Port Control
  • UNCLOS
  • Wreck Removal Convention
  • York-Antwerp Rules
  • Emission Control Areas (ECAs)
  • Admiralty Act
  • Green Shipping
  • Wet Shipping Law

Your Faculty Director

Dr. Filip Saranovic
Dr. Filip Saranovic
Award Winning Maritime Law Expert

Dr. Filip Saranovic is a Senior Lecturer in Shipping Law at Queen Mary University of London's Centre for Commercial Law Studies. He holds the positions of Director of the International Shipping Law LLM program and Deputy Director of International and External Engagement.

Renowned for his expertise, Dr. Saranovic's recent book, 'Freezing Injunctions in Private International Law,' sheds light on his intensive doctoral research conducted at the prestigious University of Cambridge. Adding to his intellectual pursuits, Dr. Saranovic has also served as a Visiting Researcher at Harvard Law School and he is also an Ordinary Member of the European Association of Private International Law. Prior to joining Queen Mary, Dr. Saranovic was a member of the Institute of Maritime Law at the University of Southampton where he was the Academic Lead for Executive Training.

Certification in International Shipping Laws, Regulations and Conventions Program Agenda

Module 1 - Introduction to Admiralty Law and Wet Shipping Law
Module 2 - Understanding Maritime Law
Module 3 - The Scope of Admiralty Jurisdiction
Module 4 - Collisions at Sea
Module 5 - Maritime Safety Laws and Regulations
Module 6 - Salvage
Module 7 - General Average
Module 8 - Liability for Oil Pollution and Wreck Removal
Module 9 - Arrest of Ships
Module 10 - International Jurisdiction and Relations
Module 11 - Shipping Contracts and Bills of Lading

How You Will Benefit

  • Gain comprehensive insights of the legal framework governing the international maritime industry, including key conventions such as SOLAS, MARPOL, and MLC.
  • Develop practical expertise in handling marine insurance requirements and maritime claims, enhancing your ability to manage potential risks and disputes within the industry.
  • Deepen your knowledge of admiralty jurisdiction and salvage, providing you with a more well-rounded comprehension of the shipping industry's legal landscape.
  • Understand the establishment and maintenance of rigorous maritime safety standards, which are critical for operational success and risk mitigation.
  • Dive deep into the Marine Pollution Act, Liability for Oil Pollution, Admiralty jurisdiction, and Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations to fully understand the responsibilities and liabilities within the maritime industry.
  • Comprehend the pivotal role of port control in the shipping industry, thus enabling better operational planning and management.
  • Understand the strategic use of limitation funds and liability for maritime claims, enhancing your organization's ability to navigate potential legal challenges.
  • Learn how to ensure regulatory compliance and devise risk management strategies in shipping, addressing the challenges posed by climate change and environmental sustainability.
  • Gain the necessary skills to navigate maritime cases, understand the implications of shipping contracts and the role of enforcement mechanisms in upholding shipping laws.

Certification in International Shipping Laws, Regulations and Conventions

Upon successfully attending this program, you will be awarded with the Certification in International Shipping Laws, Regulations and Conventions that can be used in your resume, CV and other professional credentials. This certification is industry-recognized with lifelong validity.

Globally demanded and recognized, this certification will amplify your professional qualifications and demonstrate your expertise in navigating the complexities of shipping laws, ensuring compliance, and promoting safe and environmentally responsible practices. Developed by Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications, the content of this program has been independently accredited by CPD Certification Service as adhering to the highest standards of continuing professional principles.

Pricing & Registration

Please select one of the locations:

Asia Pacific

Dates: 13 - 14 Mar 2024

Venue: Online Executive Program (via Zoom)

Time: 10:00am - 5:30pm Singapore Standard Time (SGT)


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By 27 Feb 2024 After 27 Feb 2024
APAC Countries Delegates SGD 2,095 SGD 2,195

Group Discount: 2nd participant get 10%, or register 3 participants and 4th participant get a complimentary seat (1 discount scheme applies). Note: GST is applicable to participants from Singapore registered companies.

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You can download our program brochure below. If you have any inquiries on this program, please contact our Program Advisor at [email protected] or call us at:

  • Singapore and Asia Pacific: +65 6716 9980
  • Australia and New Zealand: +61 3 9909 7310
  • UK, Europe and Middle East: +44 (020) 335 57898
  • USA: +1 888 745 8875

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International Shipping Laws, Regulations and Conventions Reviews and Testimonials

The International Shipping Laws, Regulations, and Conventions program was a game-changer for me. The trainer's deep understanding of the field was evident throughout the course. I gained insights that I can directly apply to my work, making me more effective in my role.
As someone relatively new to the maritime industry, the International Shipping Laws program was invaluable. The trainer's patience and ability to simplify complex concepts made me feel comfortable delving into the regulations. I now feel equipped to face legal challenges in the shipping sector.
Attending the International Shipping Laws program was a turning point in my career. The trainer's ability to engage participants and encourage active participation made the sessions enjoyable and insightful. I now have a solid grasp of shipping regulations that will undoubtedly benefit me professionally.
The International Shipping Laws, Regulations, and Conventions program was a masterclass in maritime law. The trainer's expertise shone through, making even the most intricate regulations digestible. This program is an investment that promises returns for anyone in the shipping industry.

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