Charter party workshop masterclass

  • Limassol, Cyprus
  • 15 Apr 2020 (3 days)
  • Available seats 22
  • Payment: visa visa visa visa

Course price

Early bird discount BIMCO member From EUR 1035 (Normal price EUR 1150)
Expires 15-01-2020 Non-member From EUR 1395 (Normal price EUR 1550)


10% group discount is available for registering 3 or more participants from the same company.


The workshop combines a range of lecturers on voyage and time chartering with sessions on related day-to-day issues and troubleshooting.

What will you learn?

Some of the topics you will cover.

  • How does it all fit together? The legal relationships created between the commodity sale contract, the shipping contract and the insurance market
  • Voyage chartering: the duty of the carrier to provide a seaworthy ship able to carry the cargo
  • Voyage chartering: When time matters: proceeding with utmost dispatch and without deviation. But what rights and obligations does the carrier have to

Why choose to participate?

You will be taught by hand-picked industry experts who have built a career out of solving complicated Bills of Lading issues. The combination of theory, discussion and casework will make the complexity of B/L issues clear and manageable. The teachers will share valuable experiences and point participants towards practical solutions, which can be used on the job. The course will also facilitate networking between international shipping peers and enable long-term relationships between the participants.

The Masterclass is aimed at all practitioners involved in maritime transportation, who wish to boost their expert knowledge and become proficient in Bills of Lading.

How will this course help your professional development?

Bills of Lading issues arise in one way or form at every shipment. This course will assist you in identifying the potential challenges in advance and enable you to ask the right questions to the parties involved, thereby helping you to understand and explain your own risks and exposure.

After the course, you will have a have a much deeper understanding of the fundamental functions of the B/L and how it fits into the document flow. You will be able to discuss issues, such as delivery against an LOI, with your superiors, P&I club or legal counsel.

Course certification

A 60 minute open book assessment is part of the course, the purpose is to ensure that the participants use information at their disposal to solve problems in a practical way. A BIMCO certificate will be issued. Case studies.

Course materials

BIMCO issues electronic course files as an Adobe PDF file enabling you to make personal notes using a computer or tablet. Please bring a computer or tablet! All documentation and presentations will be in English.


Peter Grube



  • Limassol TBD
  • Suitable venue to be annouced shortly
  • Limassol
  • Cyprus

The fee includes coffee breaks, lunch and course materials, but not transport or accommodation, which should be arranged by the participant directly with the hotel.

Alternative dates & locations

  • Rome, Italy
  • 23 October, 2019 (3 days)
  • From EUR 1150
  • Available seats 5  
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