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Certificate in Marine Insurance

An introduction to marine insurance: terminology, concepts, types of risk, laws, business, policies and claims - training course by tutored distance learning

Starts 05 May 2021

Delivered by tutored distance learning

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Certificate in Marine Insurance

The Certificate in Marine Insurance delivers the essential knowledge and expertise required to build and enhance your understanding of the industry, including an examination of cargo insurance; Hull and Machinery insurance; and other policies and how they work in practice.

When: 05 May 2021

Where: Delivered online with the support of leading industry experts
Duration: 12 Weeks
Qualification: Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Professional Development Certificate

Ideal for:
This course is ideal for maritime and insurance personnel engaging in professional development to develop their knowledge, as well as ship owners, operators and managers requiring to broaden their business and commercial knowledge.

It is also suitable for brokers, agents, claims handlers and underwriters wanting to understand the marine insurance industry in more detail.

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
  • Cargo Insurance
  • Hull and Machinery (H&M) Insurance
  • Additional Marine Insurance Coverage
  • Protection and Indemnity Insurance (P&I)
  • Reinsurance

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

Course Faculty

Barrie Jervis (course author)

Barrie is a retired vocational member of Lloyd's, a retired supporting member of London Maritime Arbitration Association and a member of the British Insurance Law Association. He was a senior examiner for 10 years for both Associate and Fellowship subjects of the Chartered Insurance Institute qualifying exams in the marine and aviation branch.

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Nicholas G. Berketis (course tutor)

Nicholas is Manager of J. Kouroutis & Co. Ltd. Insurance and Reinsurance Brokers, Piraeus, Greece a company specializing in Marine Insurance intermediation. He holds a PhD in Actuarial Science and an MSc in Shipping, Trade & Finance from Sir John Cass Business School, The City University, London, UK, and BSc (Hons.) in Economics from the University of Athens. He is member of the Piraeus’ Professionals Chamber, the Cyprus Statistical Society and the US Propeller Club, port of Piraeus. His research area is Marine Insurance with emphasis into areas of Piracy, Fishing Vessels, Ferries, etc. 

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