UK shipping law is multifaceted, shaped by a mix of domestic legislation and international agreements. In addition to laws passed by the UK parliament, regulations also stem from global treaties ratified by the UK and conventions established by the International Maritime Organization (IMO). This interplay between national and international maritime laws creates a complex legal landscape that makes it difficult for maritime leaders to comply with.
This certified program is designed to equip you with an in-depth understanding of the intricate and ever-changing landscape of UK shipping laws and the international frameworks that shape them. You will learn critical UK shipping legislations and international conventions including Merchant Shipping Act, Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), and the pivotal role played by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), among others. In addition to exploring these core topics, the program will also delve into the various domestic regulations that are specific to the UK, highlighting the distinct aspects and nuances in their implementation.
Furthermore, this program will also provide you with practical insights into managing marine insurance portfolios, navigating customs brokerage requirements, and implementing effective cargo and container handling strategies. You will also gain a robust understanding of maritime safety protocols as enforced by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), along with the role of port authorities in the shipping ecosystem. With this comprehensive knowledge, you will be well-equipped to integrate best practices into your organization's maritime operations, ensuring both legal compliance and operational efficiency.
Upon successful completion of the program, you will earn the Certification in UK Shipping Laws, International Regulations and Conventions. This distinguished certification will enhance your professional qualifications, showcasing your expertise in UK'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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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.
UK’s shipping laws are complex with overlapping domestic statutes, international regulations, and multi-national conventions. Since Brexit, the UK has also undergone seismic shifts in its regulatory environment, further complicating the landscape. Moreover, multiple agencies such as HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), and the Department for Transport regulate and oversee shipping activities, each bringing its own sets of rules and requirements, making it even more difficult for maritime leaders to comply with the latest regulations and legislations.
This certified program will provide you with an exhaustive understanding of the intricacies of UK shipping law and key international regulations and conventions influencing it. You will gain knowledge on a broad spectrum of crucial subjects, including Maritime Safety Laws, Environmental Regulations, Maritime Security Laws, and International Maritime Conventions such as SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) and MARPOL (International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships). Additionally, this program will delve into the Maritime Labour Convention, addressing seafarer’s rights and employment conditions, and the intricate interplay between these international conventions and UK-specific shipping laws.
Furthermore, this program will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop and implement maritime policies and procedures compliant with pertinent legislation. It will also enable participants to conduct thorough investigations into maritime incidents and alleged violations, addressing complaints, or breaches in accordance with legal norms and standards. With this comprehensive knowledge, you will be able to integrate best practices into your organization’s operational and legal strategies, ensuring legal compliance, and fostering a secure and environmentally responsible maritime sector.
Upon successful completion of the program, you will earn the Certification in UK Shipping Laws, International Regulations and Conventions. This distinguished certification will enhance your professional standing, highlighting your expertise in UK maritime regulations and signifying your expertise in comprehending the intricate interplay of global shipping laws. Globally demanded and recognized, the certification holds lifelong validity, testifying to your expertise and dedication to excellence in the maritime industry.
Dr. Liang Zhao, Associate Professor in Law at the University of Southampton, is an influential academic and practitioner in maritime law. He actively participates in advancing maritime law as a distinguished member of the several international Maritime Law Associations. In recent years, Dr. Zhao has co-authored "Maritime Law and Practice" and penned insightful chapters on ship finance for multiple editions of "Maritime Law and Practice." His prolific academic writings featured in major shipping journals has demonstrated his position as a thought leader.
In addition to being a reputable maritime thought leader, Dr. Zhao is also an international arbitrator who brings expertise to resolving maritime and commercial disputes. For over a decade, he has dedicated himself to shaping future legal professionals at universities in Hong Kong and the UK. He has also successfully trained practitioners from top international law firms and global shipping/logistics professionals.
Upon successfully attending this program, you will be awarded with the Certification in UK 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 elevate your professional standing and underscore your expertise in navigating the complexities of UK shipping laws providing a competitive edge in the maritime sector and solidifying your reputation as a knowledgeable and adept practitioner in the field. 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: 9 - 10 Apr 2024
Venue: Online Executive Program (via Zoom)
Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm British Summer Time (BST)
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|By 14 Feb 2024||By 27 Mar 2024||After 27 Mar 2024|
|UK Delegates||GBP 1,095||GBP 1,295||GBP 1,395|
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