Maritime Legal Aspects

The module offers both an overview of shipping law as well as a more in-depth understanding of the key legal elements to be encountered. Students will have the opportunity not only to learn but also to master shipping law and put their newly-acquired knowledge to practice through case-study examples.

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

The module offers both an overview of shipping law as well as a more in-depth understanding of the key legal elements to be encountered. Students will have the opportunity not only to learn but also to master shipping law and put their newly-acquired knowledge to practice through case-study examples.

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

The module offers an introduction to shipping law and the key legal elements to be encountered. Students will have the opportunity to get familiar with the shipping law and practice through both theory as well as case-study examples. They will learn the core laws that govern the marine affairs, the basic shipping conventions, the legal risks and implications of a casualty and what insurance products are available to counter these risks, i.e., essential knowledge both for preventions as well as handling/mitigation purposes.

TUITION

€1.200

 

Meet the Instructor

Professor Spyros Theodoropoulos holds a BA from The University of Piraeus in Shipping Economics and an LLM from Cardiff Law Scholl in Marine Legal Affairs. Since 2000, he has worked in various senior managerial and counsel positions within shipmanagement and chartering companies from Greece, Dubai and the USA. Through his long and active involvement in the Shipping industry, he acquired extensive experience in maritime legal affairs such as regulations, contract formation, dispute resolution, liabilities in tort, environmental issues etc. both from their legal perspective as well as the everyday/practical aspect. Some of the companies that Professor Theodoropoulos has worked over the years include GMS Dubai, Liquimar, Newport and Guardian Navigation.

Overview

The module offers an introduction to shipping law and the key legal elements to be encountered. Students will have the opportunity to get familiar with the shipping law and practice through both theory as well as case-study examples. They will learn the core laws that govern the marine affairs, the basic shipping conventions, the legal risks and implications of a casualty and what insurance products are available to counter these risks, i.e., essential knowledge both for preventions as well as handling/mitigation purposes.

TUITION

€1.200

 

Meet the Instructor

Professor Spyros Theodoropoulos holds a BA from The University of Piraeus in Shipping Economics and an LLM from Cardiff Law Scholl in Marine Legal Affairs. Since 2000, he has worked in various senior managerial and counsel positions within shipmanagement and chartering companies from Greece, Dubai and the USA. Through his long and active involvement in the Shipping industry, he acquired extensive experience in maritime legal affairs such as regulations, contract formation, dispute resolution, liabilities in tort, environmental issues etc. both from their legal perspective as well as the everyday/practical aspect. Some of the companies that Professor Theodoropoulos has worked over the years include GMS Dubai, Liquimar, Newport and Guardian Navigation.

This Certificate Aims to:

To get the students acquainted with how the law operates within the shipping industry on a worldwide basis

To assist students to acquire problem-solving skills by introducing a detailed, yet also practical aspect, of the shipping legal affairs

To provide the essential legal knowledge to act as basis on which students can expand and specialize further

This Certificate Aims to:

To get the students acquainted with how the law operates within the shipping industry on a worldwide basis

To assist students to acquire problem-solving skills by introducing a detailed, yet also practical aspect, of the shipping legal affairs

To provide the essential legal knowledge to act as basis on which students can expand and specialize further

What you’ll learn

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

Demonstrate a systematic knowledge and understanding of the underlying legal issues associated with shipping operation and advise other professionals of the best course of action for each incident

Analyse  available remedies, relieves, limitations and regulations that are available and can prove of assistance

Evaluate  the terms of the most frequently used contracts (charter parties, sale and purchase etc.)

Devise and sustain arguments in relation to pollution regulations and limitations of liability regimes

Apply methods and techniques to review insurance policies and evaluate the type of cover in connection with each marine risk

Develop personal effectiveness in terms of maritime legal aspects 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 systematic knowledge and understanding of the underlying legal issues associated with shipping operation and advise other professionals of the best course of action for each incident

Analyse available remedies, relieves, limitations and regulations that are available and can prove of assistance

Evaluate the terms of the most frequently used contracts (charter parties, sale and purchase etc.)

Devise and sustain arguments in relation to pollution regulations and limitations of liability regimes

Apply methods and techniques to review insurance policies and evaluate the type of cover in connection with each marine risk

Develop personal effectiveness in terms of maritime legal aspects 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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