Understanding the Bill of Lading

Course Info

Length: 1 Week

City: Istanbul

Type: In Classroom

Available Dates

  • Dec-18-2023

    Istanbul

  • Feb-19-2024

    Istanbul

  • Apr-15-2024

    Istanbul

  • June-17-2024

    Istanbul

  • Aug-19-2024

    Istanbul

  • Oct-21-2024

    Istanbul

  • Dec-16-2024

    Istanbul

Dates in Other Venues

  • Dec-11-2023

    Rotterdam

  • Jan-08-2024

    Dubai

  • Jan-15-2024

    Athens

  • Jan-22-2024

    Hamburg

  • Feb-05-2024

    London

  • Feb-12-2024

    Rotterdam

  • Mar-04-2024

    Dubai

  • Mar-11-2024

    Athens

  • Mar-18-2024

    Hamburg

  • Apr-01-2024

    London

  • Apr-08-2024

    Rotterdam

  • May-06-2024

    Dubai

  • May-13-2024

    Athens

  • May-20-2024

    Hamburg

  • June-03-2024

    London

  • June-10-2024

    Rotterdam

  • July-01-2024

    Dubai

  • July-08-2024

    Athens

  • July-15-2024

    Hamburg

  • Aug-05-2024

    London

  • Aug-12-2024

    Rotterdam

  • Sep-02-2024

    Dubai

  • Sep-09-2024

    Athens

  • Sep-16-2024

    Hamburg

  • Oct-07-2024

    London

  • Oct-14-2024

    Rotterdam

  • Nov-04-2024

    Dubai

  • Nov-11-2024

    Athens

  • Nov-18-2024

    Hamburg

  • Dec-02-2024

    London

  • Dec-09-2024

    Rotterdam

Course Details

Course Outline

5 days course

Introduction to Shipping Markets and Bill of Lading Types

  • Dynamics of Vibrant Shipping Markets
  • Understanding Various Bill of Lading Types
  • Exploring Contracts of Carriage at Sea
  • Detailed Analysis of Time, Voyage, and Bareboat Charters:

Time charter – Ideal B/L Type
Voyage charter – Ideal B/L Type
Bareboat charter- Ideal B/L Type

Specialized Shipping Documents and Calculations

  • Documentation for Tankers and Gas Carriers
  • The Role of Seaway Bills
  • Laytime, Demurrage, and Despatch: Calculations and Procedures
  • Digital Innovations: Electronic B/Ls and Online Signatures
  • Master’s Responsibilities and Safe Port Procedures

Legal Aspects and Cargo Claims in Maritime Transport

  • Navigating through Bill of Lading and Cargo Claims
  • Understanding Hague Visby Rules
  • Cargo Retention Clauses and Prejudice Cases
  • The Importance of Exercising Due Diligence

Case Study Seminar Day

  • Issuing a Transferable B/L
  • Ownership of cargo on Passage
  • Bank Letters of Indemnity and Their Implications
  • Dealing with General and Particular Averages
  • Strategies for Cargo Damage Control and Compensation Claims

Insurance and Stakeholder Interests in Maritime Shipping

  • Comprehensive Overview of Cargo Insurance
  • The Role of P&I Clubs
  • Issuing and Managing Clean Bills of Lading
  • Inserting remarks in a B/L 
  • Shippers Interests
  • Carriers Interests
  • Consignee Interests
  • Final Discussions and Course Closure

Course Video