Marine Insurance

To develop an understanding of the principles of Marine Insurance with particular emphasis on the Institute Cargo Clauses.

Also, to enhance participant’s understanding of merchant shipping practices with reference to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and best practices of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO). OBJECTIVE – Upon completion, a competent person should be able to: 1. Describe IMO Maritime Regulatory Regime and Safety Framework 2. Describe NGO, granted consultative status at IMO, roles in maritime safety 3. Identify the considerations to determine the safety standards of a merchant ship.

This programme includes Sea Tour & Visit PSAM 24/7 Mission Command Center & Visit Ship-Handling Simulators with some hands-on experience of maneuvering a simulated merchant ship or a harbor tug in different weather conditions!

 

Start: Thursday, 16 April 2020

End: Friday, 17 April 2020

09:00 AM - 17:00 PM
Training Venue : Day 1 (Hotel To Be Advised) & Day 2 (Classroom)

Early Bird before 16 March

S$ 1,498

After MPA 50% Grant

S$ 798

Overseas Based

S$ 1,430

Normal Registration

S$ 1,712

The course fee is eligible for Skill Future Credit claims

Course Overview

To develop an understanding of the principles of Marine Insurance with particular emphasis on the Institute Cargo Clauses.

Also, to enhance participant’s understanding of merchant shipping practices with reference to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and best practices of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO). OBJECTIVE – Upon completion, a competent person should be able to: 1. Describe IMO Maritime Regulatory Regime and Safety Framework 2. Describe NGO, granted consultative status at IMO, roles in maritime safety 3. Identify the considerations to determine the safety standards of a merchant ship.

This programme includes Sea Tour & Visit PSAM 24/7 Mission Command Center & Visit Ship-Handling Simulators with some hands-on experience of maneuvering a simulated merchant ship or a harbor tug in different weather conditions!

Training Agenda

Day One: Mr Jagannath

  • Introduction to law
  • Contract of carriage, Bills of Lading and associated cargo liability
  • Ship-owner/ Carrier, Port operator liabilities and defences
  • General Average, Salvage, Maritime Liens
  • Casualty and losses – what is the impact on various stakeholders
  • Marine and Ports & Terminal Insurance – coverage and how they respond to a claim
  • Claims examples
  • Case Studies

Day Two:  Pilot Xu Jieer (JAY)

  • Maritime Regulatory Regime
  • Factors affecting safety standards of merchant ship including safety construction, manning, training – highest practicable standards
  • Cargo loading, load lines and weather routing
  • Sub-standard ships – 1st and 2nd lines of defense via Flag State Control and Port State Control regimes
  • Sea tour, Port of Singapore (PoS): anchorages, terminals, different ship types
  • Visit Ship-handling simulators located at the PSAM premise to have some appreciation of the functions and capabilities the equipment,  and get some hands-on experiences of maneuvering a simulated  merchant ship or a harbor tug  in different weather conditions

For Whom

  • Marine Insurance Executives, Underwriters and Insurance Intermediaries.
  • Freight Forwarders
  • Individuals or Companies involved in Cargo (Import/Export & Traders)

 

 

Facilitator

Jagannath Muthu

  • Director of a Singapore-based Marine Consultancy Firm which assists both Insurers & Insured for the handling of Transport Liability, P&I and H&M claims.
  • His experience includes knowledge of liner activities, NVOCC operations, Freight Forwarding, Demurrage and C/P Disputes (FD&D), Cargo damage and Intermodal claims defense and P&I claims control and adjustment.
  • His qualifications include LLM (Maritime Law), LLB, BSC&DMS in Port, Shipping & Transport Mgt.
  • He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, Senior Associate of the Association of Average Adjusters, Fellow of both the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Singapore Institute of Arbitrators.

Pilot Xu Jieer (Jay)

  • Captain Xu Jieer was a Master Mariner with more than 10 years of seafaring experience
  • With 15 years of piloting experience, Captain Xu is a
    Duty Manager who is assigned to lead and oversee the deployment of pilots
    and marine resources at PSA Marine’s Mission Command Centre to ensure
    optimal utilisation of resources. In 2017, he was awarded the Annual Incentive
    Award by MPA for his exemplary performance and playing a critical role in
    ensuring navigational safety within the port of Singapore.
  • During his tenure with PSA Marine, Captain Xu assumes the facilitator role at
    PSAM Academy, the training arm of PSA Marine. He facilitates classroom
    training such as ship-handling theory class and Maritime Resources
    Management (MRM) course and conducts workplace observations (via
    shipboard attachment). Certified as a simulator instructor, Captain Xu also
    conducts ship-handling simulation training and is actively involved in training
    and consultancy projects, namely the Bahrain ALBA Port Capacity Upgrade
    Project, Simulation Studies for Revision to MPA Pilotage Guidelines for Vopak               Sebarok Jetty 8 etc.