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Certificate in Ship Repair Contract Management

Providing vital knowledge for anyone involved in vessel repairs - training course by tutored distance learning

Starts 23 March 2021

Delivered by tutored distance learning

Course overview

Ship repair is an integral part of a ship’s lifetime cycle. Whether it is planned as a routine event a long time in advance or arranged on an “as required” basis to keep an ship operational, it is a process all ships will encounter.

This is an ideal development course for anyone involved in negotiating, managing or delivering to a ship repair contract for commercial vessels, including large yachts.

NEW CONTENT! BIMCO and ICOMIA have given Lloyd's Maritime Academy permission to use their contract templates as learning tools for this course. Participants will have ICOMIA's Superyacht Refit and BIMCO's REPAIRCON contracts at their disposal to develop practical knowledge.  

When: 23rd March 2021
Where: Part-time Tutored Distance Learning
Duration: 12 weeks

Ideal for:

  • Shipping company personnel and ship managers looking to consolidate their knowledge of ship repair contracts
  • Project managers from shipyards and shipping companies needing to understand how repair contracts affect their operations
  • Technical and operations personnel, ship designers and naval architects seeking a contractual overview
    Shipping company executives who need a wider understanding of contract management principles
  • New starters, recent recruits and graduates requiring an understanding of this complex area
  • Legal, commercial and insurance professionals dealing with ship repair contract finance, negotiations or disputes

Course Modules | Courses Fees | About Online Learning

100% Online - Learn from wherever you are!

At Lloyd’s Maritime Academy, lifelong learning is a concept that we’re passionate about and for this reason, we make it as accessible and flexible for our students.

Online learning puts you in control of your learning – especially suitable for all of us in the maritime industry where we often spend time away from home. With our courses you are free to study when, where and how you choose, and in the style and the speed that is right for you. Early morning, in a work break, late at night - it is entirely up to you so you can fit your education around your work and/or family commitments.

So what’s stopping you? Get in touch today and find out how we can help provide you with a timely career boost.


  • Ship Repair Contracts: Background, Management Principles, Parties and Forms
  • Processes Involved in Ship Repair
  • Making the Contract and Financing Repairs
  • Cancellations, Variations, Delays, Warranties
  • Losses and Damage; Insurance and Regulatory Issues
  • Protecting Rights; Managing Risk, Liability and Disputes

Download the full course syllabus to find out more about each module and what you will learn on the course.

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Ed Woollam
Director & Founding Partner Wysocki Quinn Woollam

Ed Woollam is a transactional lawyer with 25 years' experience in the maritime sector. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and a tutor and former examiner for the Institute - having started his career as a shipbroker and ship manager in the tanker trades in the late 1980s.

Ed has extensive experience in negotiating shipbuilding contracts, vessel sale agreements, ship finance documentation, charters, ship-management and project supervision contracts, and generally all forms of commercial agreements in the maritime sector.

Learn more about Ed here.

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