Second edition of training programme on international maritime law by Gujarat Maritime University (GMU)

GMU aims to enhance and increase the human capital and capacity of the maritime industry both in India and across the globe.
Gujarat Maritime University
Gujarat Maritime University

About Gujarat Maritime University 

Gujarat Maritime University (GMU) is an endeavour by the Gujarat Maritime Board, Government of Gujarat, to provide a fillip to the maritime sector by bridging the knowledge gap within the industry. GMU has been established to serve the global maritime community by producing educated and well-trained professionals in the maritime domain.

It aims to enhance and increase the human capital and capacity of the maritime industry both in India and across the globe. University operates the School of Maritime Law, Policy & Administration (SMLPA), which offers LL.M and Executive Diploma Programmes in Maritime Law and International Trade Law.

The University also offers MBA in shipping and Logistics under its school of Maritime Management (SMM). In pursuit of creating an institution of global standards, GMU has collaborated with internationally prominent institutions like Erasmus University, STC International, CBS Executive, ISWAN, and many more such alliances shall be forged in time to come.

About Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University

Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University was established as State University in 1973 and in 2009 it was elevated to a Central University by the Central Universities Act 2009. In 1975, the University established a School of Law, with the aim of imparting legal education and disseminating legal awareness among the masses. The School of Law presently offers LLB, LLM, PhD courses in its two centres.

Introduction to the Training Programme 

Maritime Law is a unique field of law that renders a great impact on the everyday life of the people. In today’s world, no country can work in isolation, and maritime law enables countries to connect. As 90% of global trade depends upon ships, a great deal of emphasis has to be laid on the regulations governing the sea.

Shipping law is an intricate yet exciting field to pursue as a professional. Increasing work in the maritime space because of reasons like ship arrest, cargo claims etc., provides excellent opportunities. Seven days Training Program is aimed to cover a wide range of areas related to maritime law, including Shipping Contract, Marine Environment, Marine labour law, Admiralty law etc.

Significance of the Course 

To make the participants aware of the legal framework governing the maritime sector. It will equip participants with knowledge of contemporary and advanced issues related to the maritime sector. The training course would be ideal for students and professionals aiming to be specialists in the shipping and maritime domain.

Target Audience

The program is designed for anyone who has a passion for shipping and the diverse legalities that ships need to comply with not just limited nationally but on an international level. The course is also aimed to attract those who are already working in the industry but strive to get on to a very exciting and challenging role.

Modules Covered

  • Law of the Sea

  • Law related to International Carriage of Good by Sea

  • Maritime dispute settlement

  • Admiralty Law

  • Maritime Labour Law

Course Details

  • Dates of the Event: 3 October, 2022 to 9 October, 2022

  • Fees from Participants: : ₹590

  • Mode: Online

  • Registration and fee payment can be made through this link

  • Fees will be exempted for the participants who are students of Gujarat Maritime University or Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University

  • Attendees of the course will be provided with a Certificate of Participation

COURSE OUTLINE

Mr. Mohit Gupta, Assistant Professor, Gujarat Maritime University

03/10/2022 Timings: 04:00 PM – 06:00 PM (IST)

Law of the Sea

  • Evolution and codification

  • Baseline, Internal waters and Ports

  • Maritime zones under the Law of the Sea

  • Nationality of ship and duties of flag state

Mr. Abhay Singh, Assistant Professor, Gujarat Maritime University

04/10/2022 Timings: 04:00 PM – 06:00 PM (IST)

Law related to International Carriage of Good by Sea – I

  • Types of Ships and Cargo

  • Shipping Operation: Charter parties and Bill of Lading

Dr. Waseem Ahmed Bhat, Assistant Professor, Gujarat Maritime University

06/10/2022 Timings: 04:00 PM – 06:00 PM (IST)

Maritime dispute settlement

  • Settlement of Disputes under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, 1982

  • Introduction to Maritime Arbitration

Dr GVN Rao, Associate Professor, Gujarat Maritime University

07/10/2022 Timings: 04:00 PM – 05:00 PM (IST)

Admiralty Law

  • Introduction to Admiralty Jurisdiction

  • Admiralty Jurisdiction in personam and rem

  • Maritime Claims

Mr. Mohit Gupta, Assistant Professor, Gujarat Maritime University

08/10/2022 Timings: 04:00 PM – 06:00 PM (IST)

Maritime Labour Law

  • Evolution of Maritime Labour Law

  • Recruitment and Placement Agencies for seafarers, and Seafarer Employment Contracts

  • Repatriation, abandonment

Mr. Abhay Singh, Assistant Professor, Gujarat Maritime University

09/10/2022 Timings: 04:00 PM – 06:00 PM (IST)

Law related to International Carriage of Good by Sea – II

  • The Hague Rules, the Hague Visby Rules, the Hamburg Rules and the Rotterdam Rules

  • Shipping Law in India

Patrons

1. Prof. (Dr.) S. Shanthakumar

    Director, School of Maritime Law Policy and Administration

    Gujarat Maritime University

2. Prof. (Dr.) Annpurna Nautiyal 

    Vice Chancellor, Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University

Event Conveners 

1. Mohit Gupta

    Assistant Professor, School of Maritime Law Policy and Administration

    Gujarat Maritime University 

2. Mukesh Rawat

    Assistant Professor, Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University

Event Coordinator

Saravanan R, Teaching and Research Assistant

Gujarat Maritime University

For any query, mail: maritimelawcourse@gmu.edu.in or call +91 8056060819

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