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P52246 Advanced Admiralty Law
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Advanced Admiralty Law

18 – 19 April 2018, Singapore

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Key Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the ramifications of maritime liens
  • Become familiar with the Doctrine of Laches
  • Have greater insight into The Law of General Average
  • Have awareness of the intricacies of DSU
  • Know how to determine whether or not a contract is void/voidable, illegal or unenforceable
  • Have greater insight into the concepts of novation; assignment and subrogation of maritime contracts
  • Understand the Doctrine of Force Majeure
  • Know how to deal with both liquidated and unliquidated damages
  • Understand the Doctrine of Quantum Meruit
  • Have greater insight into ‘maintenance and cure’
  • Have increased awareness of The Law of Salvage
  • Become familiar with The Law of Agency
  • Understand dispute resolution mechanisms

Who Should Attend

  • Ship owners and managers
  • Users of shipping, and trade and transport professionals
  • Maritime and Port authority executives
  • Supply chain and logistics professionals
  • Insurance and finance professionals seeking specialised knowledge
  • Legal professionals, in house counsel, commercial arbitrators and mediators

pricing

Packages Price
2 Day Training$3495Early Bird

Register 2 Delegates & the 3rd attends FREE!
Group rate is based on normal rate of 2-day main conference package only.
For Group Registrations, email info@ibcasia.com.sg or call +65 6508 2477

 

  • Special Group Discount pricing is applicable to groups of 2 or more delegates from the same organisation registering for the same event, at the same time.
  • Fee stated is the discounted price PER DELEGATE. Only one discount applies – either the early bird rate OR the Special Group Discount.
  • All fees stated include luncheons, refreshments and complete set of documentation. It does not include the cost of accommodation and travel.
  • A 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST) is applicable to all Singapore based companies for Singapore venue.

Testimonials

“Well presented, good material and the course was very interesting.”
Dewi Sulistyaningsih, Project Administration and Monitoring Dept. Head, PT. MRT Jakarta

“Topics are very interesting; the speaker spoke clearly, well organized and easily understand his lessons.”
Jalamayan Mari Quita, Accountant, Department of Energy

“I like how the story telling was in line with the context, speaker provides simple explanations and examples and his presentation and communication skills are good.”
Pongsak Krukanont, Business Development Manager, Glow Energy Co. Ltd

“Interesting, informative and practical; it does help in my job.”
Tan Wan Teng, Rebecca, Senior Quantity Surveyor, M+W Singapore Pte Ltd

trainer

Christopher Lennon MBA, LLB, DipICArb, FCIArb, AIPN

Director, Stone Falcon Corporate & Legal Consulting Ltd

Agenda

MARITIME LIENS

  • When and how do they arise?
  • Some general types of Maritime Lien – wages; maintenance and cure; accidents and collisions; freight; general average; salvage; Demurrage and Detention; Deadfreight; Voyage Charter ships; Time charter ships; Demise Charter ships; effect of warehousing goods; provision of ‘necessaries.’

THE DOCTRINE OF LACHES EXAMINED

  • Laches and other prescriptive periods
  • Unreasonable delay and prejudice

THE LAW OF GENERAL AVERAGE

  • The history of General Average
  • The York Antwerp Rules
  • The 3 element test of General Average (USA)
  • 4 essential prerequisites for a general average declaration
  • General Average vs. Force Majeure
  • General Average and Salvage charges
  • General Average Securities; Bonds and guarantees
  • Maritime ‘causualities’ in which General Average is likely to apply
  • General Average and piracy

DEMURRAGE AND DETENTION

  • The difference between Demurrage and Detention
  • Demurrage and Storage
  • Impacting factors – port congestion; labour issues and re-routing

MARINE DELAY IN START-UP (DSU)

  • What is Marine delay in start-up insurance?
  • How might the need for DSU arise?
  • Component elements that must be considered
  • What could trigger a DSU claim?
  • Contributory elements in attempting to ascertain a DSU ‘insured sum’ value

CONTRACT LAW

  • Is a contract void/voidable/illegal/ unenforceable? – an essential determination.
  • Discharge of contract – agreement; performance; breach,
  • Conditions and warranties – types of conditions – precedential; concurrent; subsequent

THE CONCEPT OF LIABILITY

  • Types of liability examined – joint and several; joint; several; proportionate; vicarious
  • Liability for collision

NOVATION; ASSIGNMENT AND SUBROGATION OF CONTRACT

  • Novation explained
  • Novation and change of charterer
  • Novation and change of vessel owner
  • Novation and change of buyer (ship construction)
  • Assignment explained
  • Determining if an assignment is valid
  • Subject matter of a contract that is assignable
  • Unilateral or bilateral assignment?
  • Challenging assignments
  • Subrogation explained
  • The 4 essential features of subrogation
  • The nature of risk in maritime contracts
  • Subrogation and marine insurance
  • Circumstances of waiver of subrogation

THE DOCTRINE OF FORCE MAJEURE

  • What is ‘Force Majeure?’
  • The 2 part test in French Law
  • Force Majeure in German Law
  • Force Majeure in US Law
  • 4 key tests in English Law

DAMAGES

  • Damages and salvage
  • Damages and cargo
  • Damages and Charter Parties
  • Damages and collision
  • Damages and Towage
  • The Doctrine of Quantum Meruit

MAINTENANCE AND CURE

  • The obligation of maintenance and cure
  • Grounds when maintenance and cure are applicable
  • When the obligation expires
  • Quantum of maintenance and cure
  • What happens if a party refuses to pay?
  • Laches and maintenance and cure

THE LAW OF SALVAGE

  • What is ‘Marine Salvage’?
  • What can be salvaged?
  • Can anyone engage in salvage?
  • Negligence and misconduct
  • Treasure; abandoned property and goods
  • International salvage conventions

AGENCY

  • Types of Agency
  • Methods of creating an agency relationship
  • Rights; duties and obligations of an agent to their principal

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

  • The various dispute resolution mechanisms
  • The New York Convention
  • The Arbitral Clause
  • Forum shopping
  • Common types of maritime disputes

when & where

18 - 19 Apr 2018

Mandarin Orchard Singapore, by Meritus
333 Orchard Road, Singapore 238867
Tel: +65 6831 6062 | Fax: +65 6737 3130
Mobile No.: +65 8298 9442
Contact Person: Tan Ai Li
Email: aili.tan@meritushotels.com
Website: www.meritushotels.com

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