Carriage of Goods By Sea

This module intends to enhance students’ understanding of specific legal topics concerning the Carriage of Goods by Sea. Special emphasis is given to the implications of legal decision on charter party wording. Moreover students will learn how and when to apply the Hague/Visby and Rotterdam Rules in contracts of carriage of goods by sea, enabling them to critically implement legal issues in shipping practice by the end of the module.

  • Duration
    4 Weeks
  • Format
    Online
  • Language
    English
  • Start date
    Monthly
  • Accredited by
Carriage of Goods By Sea

This module intends to enhance students’ understanding of specific legal topics concerning the Carriage of Goods by Sea. Special emphasis is given to the implications of legal decision on charter party wording. Moreover students will learn how and when to apply the Hague/Visby and Rotterdam Rules in contracts of carriage of goods by sea, enabling them to critically implement legal issues in shipping practice by the end of the module.

  • Duration
    4 Weeks
  • Format
    Online
  • Language
    English
  • Start date
    Monthly
  • Accredited by

Overview

This module provides an understanding and analysis of voyage charterparties in relation to the conditions and warranties. Terms like preliminary Voyage, Arrived ship, Loading Operation and Freight will be clarified. Students will be introduced and will be able to compare Voyage and Time charters and learn the obligations of Charterers. The different types of vessel, safe ports, period of Ηire and trading limits are examined. Finally, the legal elements of Hague/Visby rules, Rotterdam rules, exceptions and limitations from Carrier’s liability and the bills of lading issued under charterparties will be examined also.

TUITION

€1.200

 

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Overview

This module provides an understanding and analysis of voyage charterparties in relation to the conditions and warranties. Terms like preliminary Voyage, Arrived ship, Loading Operation and Freight will be clarified. Students will be introduced and will be able to compare Voyage and Time charters and learn the obligations of Charterers. The different types of vessel, safe ports, period of Ηire and trading limits are examined. Finally, the legal elements of Hague/Visby rules, Rotterdam rules, exceptions and limitations from Carrier’s liability and the bills of lading issued under charterparties will be examined also.

TUITION

€1.200

 

Meet the Instructor

This Certificate Aims to:

√ Develop understanding of the relationship between the sale and bill of lading contracts with the rights and liabilities under charterparties

√ Examine in depth the legal principles of the three main charters that exist: (a) the time charter, (b) the voyage charter and (c) the demise or bareboat charter

√ Evaluate the legal principles of dispute resolution in shipping and enforcement procedure including the arrest of ships

This Certificate Aims to:

√ Develop understanding of the relationship between the sale and bill of lading contracts with the rights and liabilities under charterparties

√ Examine in depth the legal principles of the three main charters that exist: (a) the time charter, (b) the voyage charter and (c) the demise or bareboat charter

√ Evaluate the legal principles of dispute resolution in shipping and enforcement procedure including the arrest of ships

What you’ll learn

At the end of the module the learner will be able to:

Demonstrate a critical understanding of the different types of charterparties and the rights and obligations of the parties involved

Critically evaluate charterparties and bill of lading principles

Apply and implement solutions to problems related to the contractual and operational aspects of carriage of goods by sea

Assess standard forms of maritime contracts

Make sound judgements for dispute resolutions and choose the optimum enforcement scenario option taking into account commercial considerations

Develop personal effectiveness in terms of carriage of goods by sea legal principles and reflect constructively on their own learning experience for future decision-making skills

ASSESSMENT STRATEGY

Based on the Programme Specification, students are formally assessed through the submission of coursework. The forms of coursework depend on the characteristics of each module and may include the following types
of assessments: case study, essay, report, dissertation, market analysis,project output, valuation, etc.

In addition each module incorporates multiple self-assessment tests. Self-assessment tests are not part of the formal assessment but completion is strongly encouraged as students will be able to monitor and evaluate their learning process and identify areas requiring improvement.

FINAL AWARD

Certificate awarded by BCA accredited by IMAREST
As per university regulations

What you’ll learn

At the end of the module the learner will be able to:

Demonstrate a critical understanding of the different types of charterparties and the rights and obligations of the parties involved

Critically evaluate charterparties and bill of lading principles

Apply and implement solutions to problems related to the contractual and operational aspects of carriage of goods by sea

Assess standard forms of maritime contracts

Make sound judgements for dispute resolutions and choose the optimum enforcement scenario option taking into account commercial considerations

Develop personal effectiveness in terms of carriage of goods by sea legal principles and reflect constructively on their own learning experience for future decision-making skills

ASSESSMENT STRATEGY

Based on the Programme Specification, students are formally assessed through the submission of coursework. The forms of coursework depend on the characteristics of each module and may include the following types
of assessments: case study, essay, report, dissertation, market analysis,project output, valuation, etc.

In addition each module incorporates multiple self-assessment tests. Self-assessment tests are not part of the formal assessment but completion is strongly encouraged as students will be able to monitor and evaluate their learning process and identify areas requiring improvement.

FINAL AWARD

Certificate awarded by BCA accredited by IMAREST
As per university regulations

FAQs

1

Assess the different stages of crafting, executing and reviewing a strategy.

2

Critically evaluate how these functions are applied in shipping.

3

Apply performance monitoring and management in the shipping context.

4

Evaluate Commercial Shipping Management Strategies.

Your tuition covers:

HD films per course, your own e-book, 24/7 support, professor video calls 3 times per month, extra webinars by Shipping industry titans

1

Good command of the English Language via IELTS, TOEFL or any other internationally approved English language certification.

2

Employer/Professor recommendation.

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