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Certificate in Laytime and Demurrage

Learn key knowledge on defusing disputes and maximising charter profits

Starts in 2018 - date to be confirmed

Understand the law, learn how to make calculations and gain practical skills and insight into the key aspects of laytime and demurrage.

A comprehensive background knowledge of the legal and practical elements of these complex issues could mean the difference between profit or loss; conciliation or litigation; success or failure in trade deals and chartering enterprises.

Hear more about the why you should study this programme from the Course Director


Qualification: Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Professional Development Certificate
Starts in 2018 - date to be confirmed
Delivery: Part-time Tutored Distance Learning
Duration: 12 weeks
Fees : £1549 / US $2169 + VAT if applicable. 10% discount for early enrolment

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An excellent course, great for both those who already have some knowledge about laytime and demurrage and for those not so familiar

A. Fontes,

Ship operator,SAGA Forest Carriers

The course delivers a solid knowledge in the fields of chartering, maritime law and international trade. It will be of value to shipping industry entrants, and as a refresher to those wanting to consolidate or update their knowledge. It is ideal for:  

  • Charterers and chartering agents; brokers, traders and distribution managers
  • Shipping company professionals in supply, operations and risk management
  • Employees starting or moving into the shipping divisions of oil and bulk operators
  • Ship owners, fleet managers, port and terminal supervisors
  • Bankers, accountants and advisors involved in shipping finance
  • Legal and insurance professionals dealing with commodity transportation issues
  • Personnel in trading, distribution and logistics companies transporting goods by sea
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Katerina Konsta Dip Fin, BSc, MSc, PhD (cand)

Katerina has worked for a number of years in shipping and currently is working as Director of SeaWorks Training & Consulting Ltd. She is with the University of Middlesex as Project Supervisor in the MBA Shipping & Logistics and MBA Oil & Gas and serves as an examiner for the Institute of Charted Shipbrokers. Through SeaWorks she also collaborates with the University of Athens, Kapodistriako.

Find out more about Katerina and the highly qualified course authors.

Delivered by online tutored distance learning, this programme allows you to study and gain knowledge without disrupting your normal work

You will have access to all course materials, expert tutorial support and peer networking using our online learning management system.

Each module ends with an online test so you can check your understanding of the content.

More about our distance learning

Distance learning, face-to-face workshops, webinars, elearning and blended delivery to match your requirements

We welcome companies placing individual students or groups on any of our publicly advertised distance learning courses, or for larger corporate groups we will deliver to your individual requirements, including instructor lead training, blended delivery solutions, customised assessments, flexible time-scales and dedicated support for learning and development managers.

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Great background for people new to the subject. For those with experience it has great ideas for refining your approach to determine true risks and liabilities

L. Otto,

2013, BP

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Do not delay your application – you may qualify for an early enrolment discount, and some courses have a maximum number of participants. Our online application form securely accepts payment by credit card in either £, $ or €, or we will invoice you or your employer for payment by bank transfer.

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