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Diploma in Marine Insurance

Study the legal and practical aspects of marine insurance

Starts 28 September 2020


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Brand new for 2020!

Our comprehensive Diploma in Marine Insurance distance learning course provides in-depth insight into the legal and practical aspects of marine insurance. It is designed to enable participants to enhance their ability to analyse and solve marine insurance problems.  

When: 28 September 2020
Where: Via Online Learning
Duration: Part-time over 12 months
Qualification: Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Professional Development Diploma, awarded by North Kent College

Ideal for:

  • Insurance professionals seeking professional development;
  • Those involved in ship and terminal operations, logistics, banking and legal industries aiming to broaden their commercial and legal understanding; and
  • Brokers, agents, claim handlers and underwriters aiming to develop their understanding of legal principles and marine insurance industry. 

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.


  • Introduction to Marine Insurance Law and Market
  • Formation of Marine Insurance Contracts
  • The Utmost Good Faith in Marine Insurance Law
  •  The Legal Nature of Terms and Coverage under Marine Policies
  • Hull & Machinery Insurance
  • Marine Cargo Insurance
  •  P & I Insurance and Practice
  • Insurance Cover for Emerging Marine Risks
  • Claiming Under A Marine Policy
  • Subrogation, Contribution and Right of Third Parties in Marine Insurance
  • Case Study

Course Director

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Professor Baris Soyer

Professor Soyer is currently the Director of the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law, with a principal research interest in the field of insurance, particularly marine insurance, and also has interests broadly throughout maritime and commercial law.

He is one of the editors of the Journal of International Maritime Law and is also on the editorial board of Shipping and Trade Law and Baltic Maritime Law Quarterly. He has academic links with many institutions overseas and is a visiting professor at Lorraine University (France); Shanghai Maritime University (PR China) and Dalian Maritime University (PR China)

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