Designed for registry personnel, legal and other maritime professionals who need to understand the obligations and duties of flag states, plus shipping company decision makers considering commercial best practice for ship registration.
The course delivers a detailed analysis of the choice of registry, registry operations, their offerings and service quality, and the reasons behind the shipowners choice by considering flag implications on the operation of ships.
When: February 2019
Where: Delivered online with the support of leading industry experts
Duration: 12 weeks
Qualification: Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Professional Development Certificate
Tunji Coker - Senior Shipping Manager, Sierra Leone Maritime Administration
Ed specialises in the sale, purchase and registration of commercial vessels, in particular offshore vessels for oil & gas and renewable energy projects. Routinely recognised as a leading individual and ranked in the legal directories for his expertise in this sector, Ed receives complex and high value instructions from across the world. He has acted in the sale or purchase of over 200 ships registered in 24 different flag states, with particular experience in the Caspian region, and has represented clients at negotiations and completions in over 20 countries. Ed is co-author of “Ship Registration: Law and Practice” (second edition, 2009) for Lloyd’s Shipping Law Library/Informa. He was also named Specialist Lawyer of the Year in the Scottish Legal Awards in 2010.
Cathy Talua Indu - Deputy Registrar of Ships, Solomon Islands Maritime Safety Administration