Professional development courses - Bills of Lading

  • Date Wednesday, November 13, 2019
  • Venue London School of Shipping
  • Duration 2 days course
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London School of Shipping Professional development courses

By practitioners for practitioners

The London School of Shipping offers an extensive range of face-to-face programmes in commercial shipping disciplines, ideal for new starters or those working in the business looking to further their knowledge in specific industry sectors. The programmes are led by experienced course leaders supported by visiting expert practitioners from the extensive London maritime community.

Courses are held in our modern dedicated facilities close to London Bridge. We look forward to welcoming you soon.

Bills of Lading

Duration: 2 days

Venue: 30 Park Street, London SE1 9EQ

Dates available: 13-14 November 2019


A comprehensive and practical introduction to Bills of Lading, this two-day programme includes discussion sessions, workshops, group activities, case studies and multi-media presentations. The programme covers the background and uses of bills of lading; bills of lading as a receipt, document of title and transferable contract of carriage; international sales and letters of credit; combined and through transport; Hague, Hague-Visby, Hamburg and Rotterdam Rules; letters of indemnity.

Course Leader:
Susan Hawker Susan Hawker

Susan an Associate Professor at the London Law Centre of the University of Notre Dame (Indiana, USA), visiting lecturer at Cass Business School (City University) and at HST Akademie Hamburg. She also lectures for the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers' courses, and for the UKSA's MCA Yacht Masters' qualification. In addition to her academic work, Susan speaks at and chairs commercial shipping seminars, and undertakes in-house legal training. Susan is an academic and legal consultant and examiner for the Grain & Feed Trade Association (GAFTA).


To speak to an advisor and to enrol, please contact us:

T : +44 (0) 20 7357 9722

E:   shipping-school@ics.org.uk

The London School of Shipping is part of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers


London School of Shipping
30 Park Street
London SE1 9EQ

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Please contact us at: shipping-school@ics.org.uk