Bills Of Lading – Autumn Edition

24 - 25 Оctober 2024
Zoom Delivery


Bills of Lading are the most important documents in world trade, including shipping of every kind. Understanding the commercial and legal considerations is vital to the successful shipping and transportation of cargo. All players involved with Bills of Lading, including shipowners, charterers, brokers, agents, lawyers and bankers need to have a firm grasp of the complexities involved in the careful use of these essential documents.

Bills of Lading is a practical course that covers in detail the obligations of owners and other carriers, charterers and other shippers, agents and bankers.

This workshop will provide a comprehensive knowledge of bills of lading. During these two days, participants will explore the issues and complexities of bills of lading and learn how they function, what purpose they serve and their implications for the shipping of company-specific goods. Various international regulations will be discussed, including Hague and Hague-Visby Rules, Hamburg Rules, Rotterdam Rules, UCP 500 & 600 and ISBP.

Through a combination of theory, discussion, practical examples and exercises, gain a comprehensive understanding of the fundamentals involved in the careful creation and use of these crucial documents.

Bills of lading is a virtual course delivered through Zoom.
*Starts at: 9AM London | 13PM Dubai | 5PM Singapore
*Ends at: 1:30 PM London | 5:30PM Dubai | 9:30PM Singapore

What will you Learn?

  • Understand the types of bill of lading and the commercial, technical and financial obligations of owners, other carriers and charterers
  • Discuss carriers’ charter or liner obligations and know who is responsible for what
  • Know the relevance of the Hague / Hague-Visby / Hamburg / Rotterdam Rules and the advantages and disadvantages of each
  • Appreciate the role of port agents and their vital functions and obligations



Bills of lading designed for:

  • Shipowners
  • Charterers including Importers, Exporters and Traders
  • Ship Managers
  • Port and ship agents
  • Shipbrokers
  • Freight forwarders
  • Legal advisers
  • Government bodies and representatives
  • Bankers




Demonstrate your new skills and gain a step up in your career with globally recognised CPD certifications.

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*Special group enrolment pricing

  • Findan Abdullayeva
  • Project Coordinator
  • +442071834507
  • fidan.abdullayeva@ibhouse.net

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