Marine Cargo Insurance & Claims Handling

Learn the new Institute Cargo Clauses, cargo loss prevention practices, steps for recourse for losses, the claim process, the rules on limitations of liability, time-bars, exclusions and subrogation of claims.

Duration: 2 days (9am to 5pm, Singapore local time).

Course Outline

  • What are marine risks?
  • Learn how marine cargo insurance works.
  • Know the Institute Cargo Clauses “A”, “B” & “C”.
  • Who are the parties to a cargo claim and who may sue?
  • Learn cargo loss prevention practices, cargo claim adjustments and the subrogation process.
  • Examine the level of risk alternatives available.
  • Learn how Bills of Lading and other transport documents work and function and their relevance to claims.
  • Note limitations of liability and time-bars in respect of claims.
  • Study steps for recourse for cargo loss, damage and delay.
  • Learn general claim prevention and risk management.
  • Note the international rules on compliance and security.
  • Review / analyse legal precedents and relevant real world cases.

Target Audience
Cargo handlers, commodity traders, insurance claim handlers & people who are involved in shipping, transport, logistics, buying, import/export documentation, operations, freight management.

About The Trainer
Mr VCS Vardan (LL.B, Barrister-at-Law), who is now a consultant in private practice, has more than 40 years’ experience in various aspects of supply chain management and logistics, and international trade/finance/contracts. He has trained trainers and conducted seminars and workshops from Vietnam to Dubai. He also specializes in Claims Handling consultancy.

Course Fee Coverage
Participants will each receive a printed Course Manual containing Course Slides, Course Notes, Case Studies and other reference materials.
Participants will be issued a Certificate of Completion.
Lunch will be provided.

For more information, please contact us via:
Phone: (+65) 9366 9001
Operating Hours: 9am to 5pm, Mondays to Fridays.
Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and Singapore Public Holidays.

Program is correct at time of printing but is subject to change without notice.
Payment to be made before course commencement and upon issuance of invoice.
Confirmation of enrolment will be sent to participants.

Course Withdrawal By Participant
Unless otherwise stated, if a participant’s written notice of withdrawal is received:

  • 4 weeks or more before course commencement: 100% refund of course fee.
  • 3 weeks before course commencement: 75% refund of course fee.
  • 2 weeks before course commencement: 50% refund of course fee.
  • 1 week before course commencement / participant is absent: no refund of course fee.

Course Transfer By Participant
Unless otherwise stated, if a participant’s written request for transfer to a subsequent course date is received, a SGD50 administration charge will be incurred.

Course Cancellation By VCS-Trinity Consultants
VCS-Trinity Consultants reserves the right to cancel any program in the event of insufficient enrolment or other unforeseen circumstances.
The full course fee will be refunded or the participant will be transferred to another class.