Maritime Policy and Regulations

Laws, Rules and Regulations are the tools, through which Policies are being implemented. In the shipping industry, IMO is the main Policy Maker globally but its resolutions have to become national laws, in order to be applied.

  • Duration
    4 Weeks
  • Format
    Online
  • Language
    English
  • Start date
    Spring
  • Accredited by
Maritime Policy and Regulations

Laws, Rules and Regulations are the tools, through which Policies are being implemented. In the shipping industry, IMO is the main Policy Maker globally but its resolutions have to become national laws, in order to be applied.

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

The course is an international “journey” about demonstrating knowledge and understanding of essential elements of marine insurance contracts, marine hull and associated liability risks and protection and indemnity insurance.

It would be of benefit to those involved in marine insurance related services, marine insurance brokers and those who wish to enhance their knowledge in the marine insurance field and understand marine insurance market, apply different marine and cargo policies, analyze and describe factors affecting marine insurance.

The aim of this study is to state the principles of marine insurance contract, the law as clearly as possible, relationship between Marine Insurance Act, case law and standard terms of Institute clauses, mainly hull and cargo and interaction with P&I insurances.

Meet the Instructor

Mr Constantinos E. Avtzigiannis has graduated from the University of Macedonia (B.Sc in Business Administration) and has completed his postgraduate studies at the University of Wales (Postgraduate Diploma in Port & Shipping Administration) and at the University of Manchester (M.Sc in International Business Management). He posses numerous professional certifications from Classification Societies (Bureau Veritas, DNV – GL, LRS, NKK), USCG and University of Portsmouth. He has worked in Operations and Quality / Safety Departments of ship management companies and from early 1994 he is an independent consultant in Safety / Quality / Environmental Protection / Security Management / Maritime Labour in shipping and land industries, working also as DPA/ CSO/MLC Manager/Quality Manager.

Overview

The course is an international “journey” about demonstrating knowledge and understanding of essential elements of marine insurance contracts, marine hull and associated liability risks and protection and indemnity insurance.

It would be of benefit to those involved in marine insurance related services, marine insurance brokers and those who wish to enhance their knowledge in the marine insurance field and understand marine insurance market, apply different marine and cargo policies, analyze and describe factors affecting marine insurance.

The aim of this study is to state the principles of marine insurance contract, the law as clearly as possible, relationship between Marine Insurance Act, case law and standard terms of Institute clauses, mainly hull and cargo and interaction with P&I insurances.

Meet the Instructor

Mr Constantinos E. Avtzigiannis has graduated from the University of Macedonia (B.Sc in Business Administration) and has completed his postgraduate studies at the University of Wales (Postgraduate Diploma in Port & Shipping Administration) and at the University of Manchester (M.Sc in International Business Management). He posses numerous professional certifications from Classification Societies (Bureau Veritas, DNV – GL, LRS, NKK), USCG and University of Portsmouth. He has worked in Operations and Quality / Safety Departments of ship management companies and from early 1994 he is an independent consultant in Safety / Quality / Environmental Protection / Security Management / Maritime Labour in shipping and land industries, working also as DPA/ CSO/MLC Manager/Quality Manager.

Introduction, definition and main aspects of strategic planning within Commercial Shipping Management

Explanation of the 5-step Managerial process of actually crafting and executing a strategy, including forming a strategic vision of where the company is headed and setting strategic objectives.

One assignment

One video lesson

Explanation of importance and tools for analysis of a company's situation with respect to the industry and competitive environment in which the company operates.

Also, the understanding of how these become the criteria of a Company's External Focus towards a winning commercial strategy.

Insight and knowledge for the analysis of a Company's Internal Environment and provides an outline of the key elements of an Organization Structure that is an excellent fit with the company's specific situation.

Focus on building competitive advantage and boosting company performance as well as organizing the work effort for competitive advantage.

What managers must do to execute strategy successfully including continuously building and upgrading the organization's resources and capabilities.

The pros and cons of centralized and decentralized decision making in implementing the chosen strategy. The role of information and operating systems in enabling company personnel to carry out their strategic roles proficiently.

What you’ll learn

Provide an understanding of Marine
Insurance Principles
with analysis of Marine Insurance Acts (UK), the Hull, Cargo, and Liability clauses commonly used in London market.

Analyse the relationship between Marine Insurance Act, case law and standard terms of Institute clauses,mainly hull and cargo and interaction with P&I insurances.

Evaluate concepts, policies, procedures together with an understanding of associated aspects of Marine Insurance and their application to various situations.

Demonstrate knowledge and
understanding
of essential elements of marine insurance contracts, marine hull and associated liability risks
and protection and indemnity insurance.

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

Provide an understanding of Marine
Insurance Principles
with analysis of Marine Insurance Acts (UK), the Hull, Cargo, and Liability clauses commonly used in London market.

Analyse the relationship between Marine Insurance Act, case law and standard terms of Institute clauses,mainly hull and cargo and interaction with P&I insurances.

Evaluate concepts, policies, procedures together with an understanding of associated aspects of Marine Insurance and their application to various situations.

Demonstrate knowledge and
understanding
of essential elements of marine insurance contracts, marine hull and associated liability risks
and protection and indemnity insurance.

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

Requirements

Applying to the course with some simple steps.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

In order to be considered for admission in the Online MSc Shipping programme, it is essential that applicants fulfil the following entry requirements:

English Language Qualifications:
ELTS: a minimum score of 5.5 (with a minimum score of 5.5 in

each component of the test)
Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): Pass at C1 level
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): C and above
Cambridge English: First (FCE): B and above
Examination for the Certificate of Proficiency in English (ECPE): P
(Pass) and above
Pearson Academic (PTE): 53 (with a minimum score of 51 in
each component of the test)
BCA IELTS Placement Test: a minimum score of 6.5 (with a
minimum score of 6.0 in each component of the test)
Other English language qualifications may be considered.

Working Experience:
No relevant experience required.

DOCUMENT REQUIREMENTS

Before completing the Online Application, please make sure that you possess the following documents for your own convenience:
Proof of English Language Proficiency
Employer/Professor recommendation (two letters of recommendation)
Photocopy of identification card or Passport
One passport-size photograph
Proof of Work Experience (where necessary)
CV or resume

Requirements

Applying to the course with some simple steps.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

In order to be considered for admission in the Online MSc Shipping programme, it is essential that applicants fulfil the following entry requirements:

English Language Qualifications:
ELTS: a minimum score of 5.5 (with a minimum score of 5.5 in

each component of the test)
Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): Pass at C1 level
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): C and above
Cambridge English: First (FCE): B and above
Examination for the Certificate of Proficiency in English (ECPE): P
(Pass) and above
Pearson Academic (PTE): 53 (with a minimum score of 51 in
each component of the test)
BCA IELTS Placement Test: a minimum score of 6.5 (with a
minimum score of 6.0 in each component of the test)
Other English language qualifications may be considered.

Working Experience:
No relevant experience required.

DOCUMENT REQUIREMENTS

Before completing the Online Application, please make sure that you possess the following documents for your own convenience:
Proof of English Language Proficiency
Employer/Professor recommendation (two letters of recommendation)
Photocopy of identification card or Passport
One passport-size photograph
Proof of Work Experience (where necessary)
CV or resume

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.