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Marine Cargo Claims

Mandarin Orchard Hotel, Singapore, Singapore
17 May - 19 May, 2017

Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC) Grant - IRAS (Singapore-based companies) 
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Course Duration: 2 Days + Optional 3rd Day
Optional Day 3 - Dispute Resolution Workshop based on a scenario, to be sent in advance to all participants

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Cargo Shipping Regulations
  • Which Cargoes Create Trouble? Specific Insurance Considerations
  • Claims Procedure and Documentation
  • Discuss underwriters’ and assureds’ obligations and who is responsible for what
  • Appreciate the role of port agents and their vital functions and obligations
  • Improve your handling of claims by identifying specific issues and the legal intricacies associated with lost or damaged cargo
  • Create a step by step cargo claims check list
  • Defence of Cargo Claims
  • Ship arrests - implications for shipowners and cargo owners


Who Should Attend

  • Shipowners
  • Charterers
  • Traders, Importers and Exporters
  • Ship Managers
  • Port and ship agents
  • Claims and cargo handlers
  • P&I Club personnel
  • Legal advisers
  • Insurance brokers


Course Director

Jeffrey Blum’s involvement in shipping and trading spans over 40 years, for more than 30 of which he has been providing maritime and commodities commercial claims consultancy and bespoke corporate training to clients including oil majors, commodity traders, shipowners, P&I Clubs, shipbrokers, law firms, banks, governments and international shipping organisations. He founded his own successful shipping college in London in 2002 and is a Visiting Professor at the UN IMO’s World Maritime University and at the Shanghai Maritime University.


What past participants liked about the Course Director

“The trainer is very knowledgeable and experienced.”
Noor Shamsinar Abdullah, Manager, TNB Fuel Svc. Sdn Bhd

“Relevant to my work for the company; practical application and very thorough discussion.”
Conrado Ernesto Viejo, AVP – Risk Management, First Gen Corp.

“Gained a lot of new things.”
Takamitsu Kurokawa, General Manager, Supply Chain Management, Sumitomo Chemical Asia Pte Ltd

“Good technical/historical background information, knowledgeable trainer with experience and holistic approach and arbitration/mediation aspect”
Bruno Luscher, Director Operations, Cementia Asia Sdn Bhd

“The range of the topics covered, and the facilitator provides lots of examples.”
Jenn Nicole Woo, Regional Marine Survey Coordinator, SEAsia P&I Services Pte Ltd

“The trainer is very experienced and knowledgeable, open to discussions in details and small class with experienced professionals.”
Amir Ashaari Bin Ahmad, Supervisor, Kuehne + Nagel Pte Ltd