29 August 2018 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | Faculty of Law, University of Malaya.


The maritime industry is a key driver to international trade and commerce as ships are the primary means of transporting goods and commodities across continents. Shipping contracts are the specialized agreements used by shipowners and operators in chartering vessels and in the carriage of goods by sea.


Various rights and obligations arise from the nature of charter parties and bills of lading as between the parties and several others are imposed by the standard terms that are commonly used in the industry. In the commercial world, the legal principles that underpin shipping contracts can be useful in handling claims in maritime and admiralty, transport and logistics, insurance, torts and conflicts resolution More...