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Bills of Lading (Virtual)

14 - 15 March 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 are vital to successful shipping and transportation of cargoes. 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 careful use of these essential documents. 

Bills of Lading is a practical course which 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.








Day 1 (9 am to 1:30 pm London Time)  


Introduction to Bills of Lading

Similar documents

The Hague, Hague-Visby, Hamburg and Rotterdam Rules

Enforcement of Bills of Lading – Practical Concerns

Common carriage responsibilities under Bills of Lading


Day 2 (9 am to 1:30 pm London time)


Bills of Lading – Issue and Corrections

Letters of Credit

Through and combined transport bills of lading

Which is the governing contract of carriage ?




On successful completion of this training course, a 8 CPD Credit IBH Certificate will be awarded to the delegates 



2 Day Virtual Course - Bills of Lading: 1150 GBP

14 - 15 March 2024 | Zoom Delivery: 9 am - 1:30 pm London time


The course fee covers:

  • Participation at 8 hour Virtual Module
  • The Course materials in e-version
  • Industry Certificate of IBH: 8 CPD hours

Bills of Lading | Registration form


Contact Us To Discuss Running This Course for Yourself or Your Organisation: T:+44 (0) 207 183 4507 | E. 


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