Training Programme on International Maritime Law by GMU in association with BAIUST, Cumilla

The course will will equip participants with knowledge of contemporary and advanced issues related to the maritime sector.
Gujarat Maritime University
Gujarat Maritime University

The Gujarat Maritime University in association with the Bangladesh Army International University of Science and Technology (BAIUST), Cumilla will be organising the Training Programme on International Maritime Law from 16 Jan 2023 to 20 Jan 2023.

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. Five-day Training Program is aimed to cover a wide range of areas related to Maritime law, including Shipping Contracts, Maritime Labour Law, Admiralty law, Maritime Environment 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.

Course Detail

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.

Dates: 16 January, 2023 to 20 January, 2023 

Registration Link for participants from Bangladesh

Registration Link for Indian Participants

Fees from Participants: 590 INR

Fees will be exempted for the participants who are students of Gujarat Maritime University or Bangladesh Army International University of Science and Technology (BAIUST), Cumilla.

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

Mode: Online.

Modules Covered

  • Law of the Sea

  • Introduction to IMO Conventions

  • Maritime Labour Law

  • Law related to International Carriage of Goods by Sea

  • Admiralty Law

  • Maritime Environment Law

COURSE OUTLINE

Resource Persons

Mohit Gupta, Assistant Professor, Gujarat Maritime University.

Date: 16/01/2023, Timings: 03:00 PM – 05:00 PM (IST)

Modules Covered : 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

  • Resolution of Law of the Sea Disputes

Date: 17/01/2023, Timings: 03:00 PM – 05:00 PM (IST)

Modules Covered : Maritime Labour Law

  • Evolution of Maritime Labour Law

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

  • Repatriation, abandonment

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

Date: 18/01/2023, Timings: 03:00 PM – 05:00 PM (IST) 

Modules Covered : Admiralty Law

  • History of Admiralty Jurisdiction and Practice

  • Exercise of Jurisdiction (In rem v In personam)

  • Maritime Lien (law and practice)

  • Ship Arrest

Abhay Singh, Assistant Professor, Gujarat Maritime University.

Date: 19/01/2023, Timings: 03:00 PM – 05:00 PM (IST)

Modules Covered : Law related to International Carriage of Goods by Sea – I

  • Ships and Cargo

  • Shipping Operation: Charter parties and Bill of Lading

  • Cargo Claims in International Maritime Law

Date: 20/01/2023, Timings: 03:00 PM – 05:00 PM (IST)

Modules Covered : Introduction to IMO Conventions

  • Introduction to IMO

  • IMO Conventions on Safe, secure, and efficient shipping on clean oceans-MARPOL 73/78, SOLAS,1974, Hongkong Convention, 2009, and others

Patrons

1. Prof. (Dr.) S. Shanthakumar, Director, School of Maritime Law Policy and Administration, Gujarat Maritime University.

2. Prof. Brigadier General K M Salzar Hossain, Vice Chancellor, Bangladesh Army International University of Science and Technology (BAIUST), Cumilla.

Event Conveners 

1. Mohit Gupta, Assistant Professor, School of Maritime Law Policy and Administration, Gujarat Maritime University.

2. Imtiaz Ahmed Sajal, Lecturer, Department of Law, Bangladesh Army International University of Science and Technology (BAIUST), Cumilla.

Event Coordinator

Mr. Shadab Bin Ashraf, Lecturer, Department of Law, Bangladesh Army International University of Science and Technology (BAIUST), Cumilla.

For any query, you can mail maritimelawcourse@gmu.edu.in or can call +91 9727426214 or +880 1520100723

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