Marine Insurance MasterClass, Nairobi Kenya

Marine Insurance MasterClass,
Nairobi, Kenya

Cargo | Hull | Liability | P&I

A deep dive into marine insurance terminology, concepts, types of risk, laws, business and policies while incorporating the principles and practice of marine insurance claims, including key practical and legal issues in responding to, handling and settling hull and cargo claims.

Claim 12 CPD Hours from various Insurance Institutes In Africa Including IISA
Fully Accredited | SAQA ID’s 120009, 120020, 120013 & 117655

Course Summary

Venue Windsor Golf Hotel & Country Club, Nairobi Kenya
Date: 6th – 8th May 2020
Duration: 3 Days, 8-5pm
Fee: $450 + VAT
Number of Participants: Maximum 30 Pax



This course will equip delegates with a detailed practical grounding and understanding of the management of risk in the commercial maritime world by examining the insurance cover provided by the main classes of marine insurance such as cargo, hull, disbursements, war, strikes and piracy cover, protection and indemnity (P&I), and charterers’ legal liability coverage. The course examines standard coverage under widely used international conditions for each risk type, as well as the standard exclusions that can be expected to be found within each class of marine business. Special sessions on the principles and practices of general average and salvage help delegates understand how insurance plays a vital role in these unique maritime concepts.

Training Methodology

The Marine Insurance MasterClass is facilitated by at least two senior industry experts, many of whom have more than 35 years’ experience in the marine insurance market, both as insurers and brokers. The course combines formal but highly interactive sessions with videos, discussions, and dynamic exercises. Extensive notes and supporting reference materials are supplied throughout the course.

Ideal for:

The Masterclass is most suited but not limited to:

  • those who are new to marine insurance and wish to gain an overall knowledge of the various marine insurance classes,
  • those who may have extensive knowledge in one or two areas of marine insurance and wish to widen their knowledge to include other marine risk classes,
  • those involved with reinsurance who need to understand the unique aspects of marine insurance,
  • those involved in the legal or financial aspects of shipping who need to deepen their knowledge of the scope and background of today’s marine insurance and
  • those involved in shipping or other maritime industry practices, for whom marine insurance is an important consideration for their business operations.

Most attendees include:

  • Insurers, Insurance Brokers, Agents, Claims Handlers and Underwriters
  • Reinsurers and P&I Clubs
  • Banks, Legal, and other financial institution staff
  • Ship Owners, Ship Brokers, Operators and Managers requiring to broaden their business and commercial knowledge
  • Cargo owners, freight forwarders and logistics personnel, port authority managers and terminal operators
  • Claims handlers, assistants and negotiators needing to develop knowledge of claims in a maritime context
  • Marine surveyors and salvors, shipbuilding and repair personnel involved in claims situations
  • Maritime Supporting Consultants
  • P&I Inspectors and Executives

Insurance Outline:

The course develops essential knowledge and expertise required to 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.

  • Introduction to Marine Insurance
  • Cargo types and Insurance issues for each
  • Hull and Machinery (H&M) Insurance
  • Additional Marine Insurance Coverage
  • Protection and Indemnity (P&I) Insurance
  • Reinsurance

Claims Outline:

A wide range of legal, technical and managerial aspects of claims and disputes are covered on Module 2, targeting both new entrants to the field who need a good general grounding in the topics covered, as well as more experienced practitioners who are looking to fill gaps in their knowledge and develop a broader perspective of maritime commerce.

  • An Introduction to Marine Claims
  • Marine Claims: The Wet Side
  • Marine Claims: The Dry Side
  • Surveyors and Experts in Marine Claims
  • Management of Claims and Disputes

The Facilitator

Alexander Robertson— Over 40 years Maritime Insurance experience including Lloyd’s of London SA cargo survey and claims agent.  He is currently the only marine insurance expert who is accredited with TETA plus accredited to train Incoterms ® rules by SAICC Course Materials Participants receive a detailed course workbook

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The course has gained a reputation for excellence by combining formal but highly interactive and thought-provoking lectures, videos, discussions, and case studies on all the major aspects of marine insurance, maritime operations, vessel and cargo types, plus exploring the many issues in the maritime industry today