Australia’s shipping law is complex as it is shaped by a combination of domestic laws and regulations, as well as international treaties and conventions. In addition to federal maritime laws, each of Australia's states and territories have their own legislation regarding maritime activities. These laws can differ from state to state, adding another layer of complexity for those navigating the legal landscape. Additionally, the presence of multiple regulatory bodies each with their own mandates and rules can make the legal landscape even more complex to comply with.
This certified program will arm you with a comprehensive understanding of the complex and evolving Australia's shipping laws and the international regulations and conventions that shape them. You will delve into a wide range of crucial topics, including the Navigation Act, Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Act, the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), and the role of International Maritime Organization (IMO), among others. We will also touch upon unique state laws, focusing on their distinct aspects and the nuances in implementation, and help you appreciate the interplay between Australia’s national and international maritime laws.
In addition, this program will impart knowledge on how to manage marine insurance needs, deal with customs brokerage activities, and implement proper cargo and container handling strategies. Furthermore, you will learn about creating and maintaining maritime safety standards and understand the role of port control in the shipping industry. With a solid understanding of Australian shipping laws and international regulations and conventions, you can then integrate best practices into your organization's strategy, ensuring a legally compliant and efficient maritime operation.
Upon successful completion of the program, you will earn the Certification in Australia Shipping Laws, International Regulations and Conventions. This distinguished certification will enhance your professional qualifications, showcasing your expertise in Australia's shipping laws 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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Australia has both federal and state-level maritime laws. This dual structure results in hundreds of different rules and regulations that make it difficult for shipping companies to comply with. In addition, Australia is a signatory to more than 40 international maritime conventions and protocols, which have been incorporated into domestic law, adding another layer of challenges to complying with its shipping laws.
This certified program will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the complex and dynamic shipping laws in Australia and the international regulations and conventions that govern them. You will explore a wide range of critical topics, including the Navigation Act, Coastal Trading Act, Marine Pollution Act, Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, Customs Act, and Quarantine Act. These domestic laws will be discussed in conjunction with major international conventions like SOLAS, ISM Code, MARPOL, and STCW Convention, giving you a well-rounded understanding of the legal landscape governing the shipping industry. This program will also discuss the impact of international regulations and conventions on Australian law, focusing on their unique aspects and the nuances in their implementation.
Furthermore, this program will guide you on how to ensure regulatory compliance and devise risk management strategies in shipping, addressing the challenges posed by technological advancements, climate change, and environmental sustainability. The program will equip you with the necessary skills to navigate maritime cases, understand the rights and protections for seafarers, and the role of enforcement mechanisms in upholding shipping laws.
Upon successful completion of the program, you will earn the Certification in Australian Shipping Laws, International Regulations and Conventions. This distinguished certification will elevate your professional standing and demonstrate your expertise in Australian shipping laws and your ability to create proper compliance frameworks aligned with all relevant legislation 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.
Katherine Hawes is a highly esteemed professional, renowned for her extensive expertise and achievements in the legal field, particularly in the marine industry. As a distinguished solicitor and barrister, she has garnered a solid reputation for her proficiency in marine environmental legal issues, making her a sought-after guest speaker at prestigious international conferences. Notably, Katherine serves as the director and legal counsel for the Association of International Seafood Professionals, where she provides invaluable guidance on matters of compliance and legal intricacies. Additionally, she holds esteemed positions on various boards, further highlighting her influential role in shaping best practices and ensuring legal adherence.
With an impressive track record spanning two decades, Katherine stands as the principal solicitor of Digital Age Lawyers and Aquarius Lawyers, leading legal firms that excel in providing comprehensive services. Her vast knowledge extends beyond traditional legal domains, as she also shares her wisdom through lectures on business law, risk management, and legal issues within the realm of event management. Fondly referred to as the "Fish Lawyer," Katherine assumes a pivotal role in the transformation and growth of ocean-based industries through meticulous regulatory review and the effective implementation of cutting-edge technologies. Her unwavering dedication and exceptional contributions have made her a prominent figure in the legal and business communities, solidifying her position as a true trailblazer in her field.
Upon successfully attending this program, you will be awarded with the Certification in Australia Shipping Laws, International 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.
Dates: 21 - 22 Feb 2024
Venue: Online Executive Program (via Zoom)
Time: 10:00am - 5:30pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT)
|Early Bird Packages||Regular Pricing|
|By 14 Dec 2023||By 25 Jan 2024||After 25 Jan 2024|
|Australia Delegates||AUD 1,895||AUD 2,095||AUD 2,195|
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