Curriculum

Post graduate Diploma in International maritime Law in collaboration with Quantum University in India

Post graduate Diploma in International maritime Law in collaboration with Quantum University in India

Course Summary

The PGDM programme is built in 2 stages. In the first seven months are focused on building the foundation and in depth understanding of the shipping & logistics industry and also training the students to excel in legal skills. The next five months, focus will be to impart hands-on training in the real world with internship & a thesis

The learning and teaching will consist of a variety of elements such as lectures, tutorials, workshops, animated/non-animated video, practical work, seminars and trips. The assessment strategy will include individual/group reports and/or presentations, case studies, essays, open/closed book exams, portfolio development, reflective journals and experiential work based activities.

The learning and teaching will consist of a variety of elements such as lectures, tutorials, workshops, animated/non-animated video, practical work, seminars and trips. The assessment strategy will include individual/group reports and/or presentations, case studies, essays, open/closed book exams, portfolio development, reflective journals and experiential work based activities.

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INTRODUCTION TO MARITIME BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

International Trade Law

AT THE END OF THIS SEMESTER,
YOU WILL BE ABLE TO

Curriculum includes

Unit 1

Introduction and context of International Sales

Unit 2

FOB and CIF Contracts

Unit 3

Documentation in international transport

Unit 4

Sale of Goods Act 1979

Unit 5

Marine Insurance of international trade and transport

Unit 6

Electronic documentation for sea transport

Unit 7

International sea transport Conventions Hague Visby Rules & Rotterdam Rules

Unit 8

International Trade Finance

Unit 9

Freight Forwarding and Logistics Contracts

Bills of Lading Contracts

AT THE END OF THIS SEMESTER,
YOU WILL BE ABLE TO

Curriculum includes

Unit 1

Bills of lading: Introduction, Functions, Presentation

Unit 2

Electronic bills of lading

Unit 3

Bills of lading issued under charterparties

Unit 4

Documentary Credit System

Unit 5

Types of Bill of Lading

Unit 6

The Hamburg Rules

Unit 7

Rotterdam vs Hague Visby vs Hamburg

Charter party Contracts

AT THE END OF THIS SEMESTER,
YOU WILL BE ABLE TO

Curriculum includes

Unit 1

Choosing the type of charter

Unit 2

Voyage and Time Charter party

Unit 3

Risk and cost allocation between owner and charterer

Unit 4

Exception clauses/limitation of liability/international conventions

Unit 5

Commercial control of the vessel

Unit 6

The problem of delay under time and voyage charters

Unit 7

The relationship between the charter, the bill of lading and other documents

Unit 8

Hybrid Charterparties

Marine insurance law

AT THE END OF THIS SEMESTER,
YOU WILL BE ABLE TO

Curriculum includes

Unit 1

The nature of the marine insurance contract

Unit 2

Capacity to contract, good faith duties of the parties and insurable interests

Unit 3

THE INDIAN MARINE INSURANCE ACT 1963 warranties

Unit 4

The Institute Cargo Clauses

Unit 5

Types of policies and insured perils

Unit 6

Coverage for General Average and Salvage

Unit 7

P&I

Commercial Law and General Average

AT THE END OF THIS SEMESTER,
YOU WILL BE ABLE TO

Curriculum includes

Part A: Salvage and Collisions

Unit 1

Concept of Environment protection and Safety of ship • When general average arises in maritime claims, York Antwerp rule.

Unit 2

The Salvage Conventions 1989

Unit 3

LOF

Unit 4

Collisions, collision regulations and the Collision Convention

Unit 5

Salvors’ claims

Unit 6

SCOPIC

Unit 7

When towage becomes salvage

Part B: Commercial Law

Unit 1

Recovery of loss collision damage and apportionment of liability Admiralty Claims

Unit 2

The Ship as an Object of Litigation

Unit 3

The Safety of Ships

Unit 4

Maritime liens

Unit 5

The Ship as an Object of Property:- 5 hrs

Unit 6

The Brussels Convention and the Arrest Convention

Unit 7

Ships and the environment – 5 hrs

Part C: General Average

Unit 1

Common law rights to general average

Unit 2

The York Antwerp Rules 1974 and 1994

Unit 3

Role of a average adjuster

Unit 4

New Jason Clause

Payment and Finance for International Trade

AT THE END OF THIS SEMESTER,
YOU WILL BE ABLE TO

Curriculum includes

Unit 1

Bills of exchange

Unit 2

Collection arrangements and the Uniform Rules 1995

Unit 3

Letters of credit and the UCP 600

Unit 4

Countertrade

Unit 5

Bank guarantees and performance bonds

Merchant Shipping Act 1958

AT THE END OF THIS SEMESTER,
YOU WILL BE ABLE TO

Curriculum includes

Unit 1

Introduction to Merchant Shipping Act

Unit 2

Registry of the Ship

Unit 3

Certificate of competency and Employment on ship

Unit 4

Disputes between Seaman and Employers

Unit 5

Official Logs

Unit 6

Survey of the ship

Unit 7

Safety and Collision

Unit 8

Special provisions as to ships other than Indian ships

Unit 9

Collision, accidents at sea and limitation of liability

Unit 10

Cost of detention and Damages

Case study

Two cases discussed will be

Curriculum includes

Internship & Dissertation

AT THE END OF THIS SEMESTER,
YOU WILL BE ABLE TO

Curriculum includes

Unit 1

Introduction to Ship Brokering

Unit 2

Market Study

Unit 3

Client Development

Unit 4

Negotiations

Unit 5

Charter Party

Unit 6

Pre/Post Fixture Operation