Ships number amongst the largest and most expensive moveable structures made by man. The process of their sale and purchase reflects this fact; there is a particular need for commercial precision.
The ship sale and purchase market is cyclical, and at times volatile. Trading conditions for ship sale and purchase, whether generally or for ships in specific sectors, can change quickly in response to global economic conditions. Where a market trend occurs in the time between signing a contract and completing the sale, one party or the other will have a commercial interest in escaping from the contract.
During this course we will develop a knowledge and understanding of ship sale and purchase, of the commercial aspects to enable effective negotiation, of the processes and of the legal framework that provides the “rules”.
When: 17 April 2018
Where: Delivered online with the support of leading industry experts
Duration: 12 weeks
Qualification: Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Professional Development Certificate
Sadik Memis, Uzmar Workboat and Tug Factory
Jonathan is a specialist maritime lawyer with Keates Ferris.
Taking advantage of an early career at sea as a navigating officer in the Royal Navy, Jonathan qualified as a solicitor in 1990 and since then has gained an intimate knowledge of the shipping industry and its cycles. He has worked in Singapore, London and now in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Learn more about Jonathan here.
Brian Purtle, Lloyd's Register
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