Offshore, Project & Heavylift Masterclass Online

Offshore, Project & Heavylift Online
  • 11 Oct 2021 12 days
  • Available seats 2
  • Payment: visa visa visa visa

Course price

BIMCO member EUR 1150
Non-member EUR 1550


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


Offshore, Project & HEAVYLIFT Masterclass Online is a series of 10 sessions each lasting 60-90 minutes. The Masterclass provides an integrated understanding of the contractual complexities involved in the multi-model transportation of super-size cargoes and the management of commercial and contractual risks and liabilities.

What will you learn?

Some of the topics we will cover:

  • overview of the most commonly used contracts in the offshore and heavy lift sector
  • principles of English contract law and their relevance to the contracts 
  • dealing with disputes
  • introduction to SUPPLYTIME – key features of the contract
  • knock-for-knock and general issues of insurance


Dates and topics of Time Charters Masterclass Online

11 October 2021

Session 1

Overview of the most used contracts in the offshore and heavy lift sector

 October 2021

Session 2

Principles of English contract law and their relevance to project and heavylift contracts

13 October 2021

Session 3

Knock-for-knock and general issues of insurance including P&I cover

14 October 2021

Session 4

Dealing with disputes

15 October 2021

Session 5

Introduction to SUPPLYTIME 2005/2017

18 October 2021

Session 6

Using SUPPLYTIME for other types of business than OVS/AHTS

19 October 2021

Session 7

Introduction to HEAVYCON 2008

20 October 2021

Session 8

Introduction to HEAVYLIFTVOY 2009

21 October 2021

Session 9

Ocean/Deep Sea Towage contracts – a practical guide

22 October 2021

Session 10

Case study and Q&A, bringing it all together

Starting time (for all sessions):

09:00 Montréal/New York (EDT)
14:00 London (GMT)
15:00 Copenhagen (CET)
16:00 Athens (EET)
18:00 Dubai (GST)
22:00 Hong Kong/Singapore (HKT/SGT)

Course programme

Why choose to participate?

Apart from the practical considerations and the important voyage planning that arise in relation to heavy lift cargoes, there are also some very specific and distinct contractual needs in this trade. To assist those entering into charter parties for heavy lift cargoes and identifying suitable terms to govern their contracts of carriage, BIMCO has produced a range of documents, which today spans the entire industry, the following will be explained during the course:

  • TOWCON 2008/TOWHIRE 2008
  • BARGEHIRE 2008

You will be taught by hand-picked industry experts who have built a career out of solving complicated Offshore, Project and Heavylift issues. The combination of theory, discussion and casework will make the complexity Offshore, Project and Heavylift issues clear and manageable.

The experts 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 seminar is aimed at all practitioners involved in maritime transportation, who wish to boost their expert knowledge and become proficient in Offshore, Project and Heavylift.

How will this course help your professional development?


Course certification

Participants will be given an option of taking a final assessment (1-hour open-book test) at the end of the course, and Certificate of Achievement will be issued with a grade (distinction, merit or pass). Those not taking the assessment will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Course materials

BIMCO issues electronic course files as an Adobe PDF file enabling you to make personal notes. All documentation and presentations will be in English. Course access details will be provided once the registration is completed.


Ian Perrott

Ian Perrott

Tony Concagh

Tony Concagh

Alistair Loweth

Alistair Loweth

Nicholas Kazaz

Nicholas Kazaz

Simon Tatham

Simon Tatham


Merete Lund Greisen

Merete Lund Greisen

Peter Storm

Peter Storm

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Peter Grube, Head of Training