Understand the complex legal framework of marine salvage conventions, forms, clauses & contracts
Download the Certificate in Marine Salvage Law course programme here.
Most accidents at sea result in a salvage service being rendered to the casualty. It is therefore important for anyone involved, or who may be involved with a casualty, to have a general understanding of international salvage law.
- Introduces you to the history of salvage law,
- Reviews salvage principles and definitions,
- Examines the Salvage Convention,
- Explains Lloyd’s Open Form and the Special Compensation P&I Club Clause,
- Analyses other key contracts, conventions and guidelines which are essential knowledge for anyone involved in marine salvage, whether they be a seafarer, salvor, ship owner, cargo owner, underwriter, P&I Club case handler, broker average adjuster or solicitor.
This comprehensive introduction to marine salvage law is organised in six key modules, delivered by distance learning over 12 weeks:
1. General Principles of Salvage
2. The Salvage Convention 1989
3. Lloyd's Open Form
4. The Special Compensation P&I Club Clause (SCOPIC 2011)
5. Other Salvage and Related Contracts
6. Other Conventions and Guidelines
For a detailed course programme for the Certificate in Marine Salvage Law, click here.
Being delivered by distance learning, this course lets you learn about marine salvage law wherever you are in the world, giving you the flexibility to fit your study around your work and life commitments. You’ll have access to dedicated tutor support via an online forum, and can benefit by interacting with a diverse group of fellow professionals from all over the world.