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Study the essentials of marine claims without leaving the office

Professional development by part-time distance learning

Over 75 companies enrolled from more than 40 countries

For new entrants to the field as well as experienced practitioners. This is the course for you!


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Certificate in Marine Claims - a training course studied by online distance learning over 12 weeks from Lloyd's Maritime Academy

Programme overview

The essential guide to the diverse world of marine claims via distance learning.

This essential Certificate in Marine Claims course covers the wide range of legal, technical and managerial aspects of claims and disputes.

Practical guidance accompanies the broader perspective of maritime commerce equipping you with the information required to prevent problems escalating into potential disasters.

Download the latest Certificate in Marine Claims distance learning course prospectus here.

Whilst, there will always be a need to seek professional advice in serious situations, anyone armed with the knowledge gained from this course will be well prepared for what an uncertain future may throw at them.

This short distance learning course is written by a team of experienced lawyers and other practitioners. It is not a series of dry academic lectures but a lively, practical, wide ranging excursion into the diverse world of marine claims. It is intended to stimulate as well as educate.

Participants who successfully complete the online tests for all six modules by the course end date will receive a Certificate of Completion awarded by Lloyd's Maritime Academy for CPD points as a permanent record of their achievement.

Download the latest Certificate in Marine Claims distance learning course prospectus here.

Distance Learning Prospectus

Distance Learning prospectus

Your path to getting ahead

This marine claims programme offers a useful grounding in shipping claims for those who are new this particular field but is equally relevant to the more experienced practitioners as it expands upon existing knowledge and develops a broader perspective of maritime commerce.

You can now preview the first module 'An Introduction to Marine Claims' for free!


  • "A flexible course that provides you with good knowledge of all the key areas of the marine claims field"
    Student 2012
  • "The best thing about this course was that each module was broken down into separate relevant sections. This helped to maintain focus on the specific subjects."
    STUDENT 2010
  • "A huge subject has been covered in a very efficient way in such small time."
    B Sengupta
    MSC Ship Management Ltd
  • "The best thing about the course is the fact that it has up to date information and knowledge given by market practitioners, which gives a fair perspective on the whole spectrum of the marine industry and the likely disputes to arise."
    N Recantzis
    M A RE & CO (Marine Assuances Recantzis & company)
  • "The course has up to date information and knowledge given by market practitioners. It gives a fair perspective on the whole spectrum of the marine industry."
    N Recantzis
    Marine Assurances Recantzis & Co
  • "Tests have been very exciting and the questions were always well supplied."
    G Khutsishvili
  • "Very well focused to the needs of a marine claims handler. It provides a good insight into the basic fields of maritime claims and marine insurance."
    STUDENT 2010
  • "A comprehensive summary of the main issues involved in claims handling; highly recommended."
    S Uendall-Marsden
    Charles Taylor
  • "Excellent oportunity to gain new knowledge in the marine claims field. Good material for beginners in marine claims."
    D Santos
  • "This is a very good course which gives an overall view of the various subjects. The time allocated between each module is just right. This was my first on-line learning experience and I would be very happy to do so again."
    L Fabbiani
    Monarch Services Sarl
  • "A very useful course for all working in the shipping industry."
    I Morozov
  • "The best thing about the whole course is the opportunity to obtain good knowledge in quite short terms and under very convenient conditions. The constant readiness of the course tutor to help you makes this course very pleasant."
    M Valeriya
    Fayette Shipping UK
  • "A lot of information from real life which can be used in daily practice. Although a relatively short course, it covers all areas of the claims world."
    M Simicic
    Master Mariner
  • "You can go through the modules at your own pace."
    B P Pedersen
    Vestas Wind Systems A/S
  • "Easy to study at home in one's own leisure and time."
    T Skourletis
    Top Tanker Management Inc.

Past students represent some of these companies:

  • 5 Lot Karima Sidi Boukhari
  • ABC Maritime AG
  • AIG Europe S.A
  • AIG Uruguay Compania De Seguros SA
  • AIU Holdings
  • AIU Insurance Company
  • AIU Marine Adjusters
  • Al-Bahrain Ins
  • ALTUM, Ingenieria y Servicios
  • American Home Assurance Co - AIG Middle East
  • Anangel Maritime Services
  • Aquaship Ltd
  • Arabian American Insurance Co. - AIG Saudi Arabia
  • Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A
  • Barna Conshipping S.L.
  • Basf Petronas Chemicals Sdn Bhd
  • Belmarine
  • Brunes
  • Carl Burttnbr
  • D.Touw Expentise-en Jngenieursbureau BV
  • Dolphin Maritime & Aviation Services
  • Elias Marine Consultants Ltd
  • Enterprises Shipping & Trading S.A
  • Fayette Shipping UK
  • Fleet Personnel Dept.
  • Geest Line Ltd
  • Giuseppe Bottigueri Shipping Company
  • Gulf Agency Co. (Dubai) LLC
  • HMCM Coustrucois LDA
  • Holman Fenwick Willan Singapore LLP
  • Intermar
  • Intershipping
  • JSC Trans Wind Fleet
  • Juanfricke-Abogado
  • Liberty International Underwriters
  • Lloyd's Agency Department
  • M A RE & CO (Marine Assuances Recantzis & company)
  • Mar Risk Services Ltd
  • Meyer & Associates Marine Technical Consultancy
  • MFB Solictors
  • Miller Insurance Services Ltd
  • Mitsui Oumitomo Reinsurance
  • Monarch Services Sarl
  • MSC Canada
  • MSC Ship Management (Ltd) Hong Kong
  • Northern Dredging Company Ltd
  • Oakeshott Insurance Consultant Ltd, Ibex House
  • Oy Gard (Baltic) Ab
  • PetroVietNam Insurance Joint Stock Corporation
  • PROMAR LTDA - Profesionales Maritimos
  • PV EIC
  • QBE European Operations
  • Reaal Verzekenngen
  • Samer & Gradisar Ltd
  • SDV Australia PTY Ltd
  • SeaPars Co.
  • SIAT Assicurazioni
  • Standard & Fairwinds Limited HK
  • Studio Navale Canepa S.r.l
  • Suek Ag
  • The Shipowners' Protection Limited
  • Thomas Miller Pte Ltd
  • Thoresen & Co Ltd
  • Thurcon Konibyner Insurance VP
  • Top Tanker Management Inc.
  • TORM A/S
  • Trexx Insurance Management Ltd
  • Unimars Shipping Company Ltd
  • Vestas Wind Systems A/S
  • Walsingham House
  • World Food Programme
  • Zurich Insurance Company Limited (Singapore Branch)

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