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Lloyd's Maritime Academy
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Providing a lifelong career pathway for maritime professionals

Law, Insurance & Contracts

Law, Insurance & Contracts is an integral portfolio for Lloyd’s Maritime Academy - maritime law and marine insurance are the foundations of the shipping industry and our finance courses cater for aspects relating to both financial and economic issues.

Our graduates will be armed with the knowledge necessary to meet IMO regulatory requirements, able to reduce risk, and insuring vessels and cargo.

Through our 3D learning model: Discover, Develop, Distinguish, we are confident we have a course that suits you and your organisation, whether via our online learning certificates or our academic partner programmes.

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Discover: Certificate Level Courses

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Certificate in Chartering

6 April 2022 I 16 weeks

Study the principles and practical mechanics of ship chartering practice and charterparty contracts

Certificate in Ship Sale & Purchase

20 April 2022 I 12 Weeks

A detailed investigation of the contracts, negotiation, preparation and completion of buying and selling ships.

Certificate in Maritime Law & Shipping Contracts

27 April 2022 I 12 Weeks

Study the legal frameworks behind international shipping, trade and transport.

Certificate in Marine Insurance

4 May 2022 I 12 Weeks

Enhance your understanding of the industry, including an examination of cargo insurance, Hull and Machinery insurance and other policies and how they work in practice.

Certificate in Marine Claims

8 June 2022 I 12 Weeks

An indispensable professional development course investigating key practical and legal issues in responding to, handling and settling hull and cargo claims.

Certificate in Ship Repair Contract Management

21 June 2022 I 12 Weeks

Essential contractual, commercial and operational knowledge for anyone involved in vessel repairs.

Certificate in Ship Arrest

20 July 2022 I 12 Weeks

Understand the processes involved in ship arrest and how to resolve the issue effectively with real-world examples.

Certificate in Maritime Disputes & Arbitration

6 September 2022 I 12 Weeks

Understanding the different approaches to resolving shipping disputes.

Certificate in Tanker Chartering

22 September 2021 I 12 Weeks

Study the principles of tanker chartering practice and contract management.

Certificate in Laytime and Demurrage

13 January 2022 I 12 Weeks

Understand the difference between profit or loss; conciliation or litigation; success or failure in trade deals and chartering enterprises.

Certificate in Trade & Transport Regulation

 22 January 2022 I 12 Weeks

Study legal principles and contracts involved in the sale, carriage and transport of goods by sea, road, rail and air.

Certificate in Contracting Newbuildings

9 February 2022 I 12 Weeks

A comprehensive investigation of ship building contracts and contract management.

Certificate in Ship Registration

3 March 2022 I 12 Weeks

Boost your knowledge of flag state regulation, obligations, delivery and competitive issues plus the commercial rationale behind ship registration decisions.

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Develop: Diploma Level Courses

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Diploma in Marine Insurance

26 September 2022 I 12 Months

Gain a comprehensive and practical understanding of the legal and operational principles of marine insurance

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Distinguish: Postgraduate Level Courses

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PGDip/LLM in International Maritime Law

19 September 2022 I 12 Months (LLM)

Learn international trade and maritime law and understand how commercial trade ventures may give rise to legal issues.