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  • Course name Maritime Law Course
  • Training Objective To raise awareness and obtain a more profound understanding of legal issues and challenges in the maritime industry. Also to adopt a hands-on and practical approach when being faced with legal issues during surveys and interventions on board ship and to provide best possible advice to principals and shipboard staff.
  • Prerequisites Familiar with the English language, both spoken and written
  • Duration 2 days
  • Trainer Philippe van Dijck – Associate Ambos Lawyers Antwerp (Belgium)
  • Course format PowerPoint – DVD/video – workshops
  • Course language English
  • Supporting information Course syllabus + book “Guidelines for Collecting Maritime Evidence”, published by the Nautical Institute
  • Pre-course training None
  • Max. number of delegates 12
  • Target group/delegate profile Surveyors, consultants, ship’s staff, underwriters, claim handlers, ...
  • Venue To be announced
  • Cost Public training : 1150 EUR/person (excl. VAT)

    Unless otherwise mentioned on the (pro-forma) invoice, the full amount of the (pro-forma) invoice is payable prior to the course’s start date.

    In-house training : organised at lump-sum cost in function of number of candidates and location of the training. For details please contact us on
  • KMO Portefeuille / SME e-wallet Only for companies in the Flemish region : save upto 30% on your training cost - registration number DV.O247789
  • Registration Please fill out the registration form or send an email with the participant’s name, company details, email address and mobile phone number to
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  • 08.30-09.00 Registration
  • 09.00-09.30 Introduction
  • 09.30-10.30 Maritime Legal System
  • 10.30-11.00 Coffee break
  • 11.00-12.30 Maritime Legal System
  • 12.30-13.30 Lunch break
  • 13.30-14.30 Role of the surveyor
  • 14.30-15.30 Charter parties
  • 15.30-16.00 Coffee break
  • 16.00-17.00 Marine protest letters
  • 08.30-09.00 Registration
  • 09.00-10.30 Incidents caused by ships
  • 10.30-11.00 Coffee break
  • 11.00-12.30 Commercial disputes
  • 12.30-13.30 Lunch break
  • 13.30-14.30 Cargo claims
  • 14.30-15.30 Surveyor’s exposure
  • 15.30-16.00 Coffee break
  • 16.00-17.00 Integrated exercise
  • 17.00 Farewell drink
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