Middle East Branch webinar - Practical Aspects of Bills of Lading

Posted on Thursday, May 14, 2020


As part of the Silver Jubilee Webinar Series, the first online training session on 'Practical Aspects of Bills of Lading' was held on 9th May 2020.

The popularity of Bill of Lading as a training topic was very evident from the fact that 661 participants from 45 countries registered for the session. Over 450 actually attended the training session.

The event is also supported by trade organisations from eight countries.


The training was conducted by Mr. Sudesh Chaturvedi- Committee Member, ME Branch; Capt. Norman Lopez- Education Officer of the Australia and New Zealand branch and member of the ETC and Mr. Krishna Prasad- Vice President of the Middle East branch.


The training programme was interspersed with quizzes and polls which kept the interest of the participants alive. Practical scenarios faced by those handling Bill of Lading on a daily basis was discussed. The programme, its design, concept, content and delivery  was very well appreciated by the participants. The presentations were followed by a lively Question and Answer session with questions pertaining to topics such as Switched BLs, Split BLs, Electronic BLs and Seaway BLs.