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Maritime Law

When you'll study it
Semester 2
CATS points
ECTS points
Level 7
Module lead
Peter Rodgers
Academic year

Module overview

The module aims to explore the regulation of the shipping industry, with a view to developing management potential in the sector. Students will learn about the main sources of contract law, including commonly occurring contracts in the shipping industry, the terminology of shipping law contracts and liabilities, the role of the flag state and ship registration, and the legal risks associated with the shipping business. The module will help aspiring managers in the sector to plan their business effectively, also minimising risk through the appropriate use of insurance products and financial instruments.