Dry Cargo Chartering (Voyage & Time Charter) on 26th Oct; 2nd Nov; 9th Nov 2023 (all Thursdays)

Institute of Seatransport is going to re-run (with updated content) the online course “Dry Cargo Chartering (Voyage & Time Charter)” on three (3) consecutive Thursday evenings. Date: 26th Oct 2023 (Thu) 2nd Nov 2023 (Thu) 9th Nov 2023 (Thu) Time: 1900 to 2200 hours Course fee : HKD1,000 per participant This course has been included in the pre-approved list of the “Professional Training and Examination Refund Scheme” under the Maritime and Aviation Training Fund (MATF) of the Transport and Logistics Bureau. Under the Scheme, successful applicants will be refunded 80% of the fees for completing pre-approved courses/examinations. CPD: Pending accreditation from the Law Society of Hong Kong (Fyi, Hong Kong Law Society had awarded 9 CPD points to the 1st round of the course held in Oct 2022) This course is supported by Holman Fenwick Willan. Registration :Please complete the Enrolment Form (on page 4 of the attached flyer) if you are interested. Course flyer

The following courses are regularly conducted:

  • 50 hours Preparation Course for Coxswain Grade 3 Examination

  • 90 hours Preparation Course for Coxswain Grade 2 Examination

  • One Day Refresher Course for Coxswains of Local Vessels

The courses are offered in conjunction with Hubble Marine Consultant and the latest schedule is available below:

https://www.hubblemarineconsultant.com/

Please contact the Secretariat or Hubble Marine Consultant for enquiry and enrolment.

The following courses/programmes are superseded, the content below are for information purpose:

Tanker Chartering (Voyage and Time Charter) (11, 18, 25 May 2023)

Online course “MATF-funded course on the “pre-approved” list (maritime-related) under ProTERS” CPD: Pending accreditation from the Law Society of Hong Kong Date: 3 Consecutive Thursdays on 11th May 2023, 18th May 2023 & 25th May 2023
Time: 19:00 PM – 22:00 PM Course fee : $1000 per participant Please complete the Enrolment Form (on page 3 of the attached flyers) and follow the  application procedure as stated. Instructor: Capt. Sanjeev VERMA
  • Tanker type
  • Geography of tanker market
  • Different types of tanker market & market structure
  • World-scale
  • Chartering market general practices
  • Review usual forms of Tanker voyage and time charter parties and some of the clauses/terms and parties’ rights and obligations
  • Tanker Bill of Lading and Letter of Intent usage
  • Tanker laytime calculations
  • Freight calculation
  • Demurrage/dispatch calculations in tanker market
  • Understanding general concept of various tanker market organizations – in particular OCIMF and CDI
  • Bimco clauses for hull fouling
  • Cyber security
  • Possible effect of EEXI and CII on commercial chartering

BILL OF LADING – Law and Practice for Tramp and Liner Personnel (10, 17, 24 Mar 2023)

Online course “MATF-funded course on the “pre-approved” list (maritime-related) under ProTERS”  “3CPD points has been awarded to each day of the courses (Part 1, 2 and 3) by TheLaw Society of Hong Kong”  Date: 3 Consecutive Fridays on 10th March 2023, 17th March 2023 & 24th March 2023 Time: 19:00 PM – 22:00 PM Course fee : $1000 per participant Please refer to the flyer for course details. The course is supported by Holman Fenwick Willan. Main Features of the Syllabus: • Functions of Bill of Lading • Characteristics of Bill of Lading and usual problems/arguments arising from them • Different forms of Bill of lading • Usual problems in relation with Bill of Lading • Discussion in some of the selected terms in B/L • Introduction of Bill of lading Act 1855 to COGSA 1992 • Brief introduction to the legal hurdles to be overcome for Blockchain Bill of Lading

Port Facility Security Officer (PFSO) Course (23-25 Mar 2023)

“MATF-funded course on the “pre-approved” list (maritime-related) under ProTERS” Date: 23-25 Mar 2023 (postponed from Dec 2022)
Time: 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Venue: Hong Kong Cruise And Yacht Industry Association No. 301 South, Zone A, Roof Garden, Kai Tak Cruise Terminal, 33 Shing Fung Road, Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong Course fee : $10,000 per participant Registration :Please complete the Enrolment Form (on page 3 of the attached flyers)  and follow the application procedure as stated. Instructors: LAM Wai Ming, Steven – IMO Port Facility Security Training Officer CHAN Ming Kwong – Qualified Port Facility Security Officer and Auditor If your goodself / your colleagues are interested to attend the course, please submit your application before or by 18th Mar 2023.
  • INTRODUCTION
  • MARITIME SECURITY POLICY
  • SECURITY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • PORT FACITLITY SECURITY ASSESSMENT
  • SECURITY EQUIPMENT
  • PORT FACILITY SECURITY PLAN
  • THREAT INDENTIFICATION, RECOGNITION, AND RESPONSE
  • PORT FACILITY SECURITY ACTIONS
  • EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS,DRILLS, AND EXERCISES
  • SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
  • SECURITY TRAINING

Course IV Total Loss and Sue & Labour Charges (26 Nov 2022)

Aim: This is the final one (1) day Course in a series of four being organized by the Institute of Seatransport [IoS] and Asia Maritime Adjusting [AMAdj], to provide a masterclass on the practical application of the principles of marine insurance in handling, adjusting and settling claims, with a view to achieving the objectives of speed, economy, accuracy of settlement, and indeed a satisfied Insurer (and Reinsurer) and Assured. This Course should particularly appeal to claims executives working in offices of ship-owners, ship-managers, insurance companies, insurance brokers etc., as well as maritime claims service providers like surveyors, lawyers and adjusters and also for any practitioners in the maritime industry who may be interested in and/or wish to enrich their knowledge in insurance claims. Time: Registration From 09:00
  • Lecture Morning Session 09:30 – 12:45 (including 15-min. break)
  • Afternoon Session 14:15 – 17:30 (including 15-min. break)
  • Lunch 12:45 – 14:15 (Sponsored by CTX and AMAdj for participants attending in person)
Venue: Choose to attend by Zoom or in-person:

Conference Room of Holman Fenwick Willan, 15/F., Tower One, Lippo Centre, 89 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong.

Please find the Flyer for the event, from which you will note that we have submitted an application to the Law Society of HK for accreditation of CPD Course.  As a reminder, the Law Society had given 6 CPD points to each of our Course I, II and III, which, we understand, are recognised by the Insurance Authority.

DRY CARGO CHARTERING (Voyage & Time Charter) (12, 19, 26 Oct 2022)

Date: 3 Consecutive Wednesdays on 12th Oct 2022, 19th Oct 2022 & 26th Oct 2022
Time: 19:00 PM – 22:00 PM
Course fee : $1000 per participant  “MATF-funded course on the “pre-approved” list (maritime-related) under ProTERS”   CPD: Pending accreditation from the Law Society of Hong Kong Instructor: Mr. CHEUNG Shun Man (Manson) Details please refer to the attached flyers.     ** Allocation of Costs in Charter Parties     **Terms of C/P     ** Naming of Vessel/Cargo & Options     ** Safe Port/Berth     ** Loading/Discharging Costs     ** Freight/Dead Freight Issues     ** Dead Freight – the Issues     ** Laytime Issues     ** Loading/Discharging rates     ** Laytime (L/T) Definitions 2013     ** Ready in all respects to load / discharge     ** Demurrage     ** Despatch     ** Damage for Detention     ** Reachable on arrival vs Always Accessible     ** Three ways to calculate L/T & there comparison     ** Time Charter – Delivery / Redelivery     ** Usual Owners protecting clauses incorporating into C/P     ** Both – To – Blame Collision Clause     ** New Jason Clause     ** Trading/Cargo Exclusions in Time Charter

Bill of Lading – Law and Practice for Tramp and Liner Personnel (May 2022)

Date: 3 Consecutive Tuesdays on 10th May 2022, 17th May 2022 & 24th May 2022 Time: 19:00 PM – 22:00 PM Course fee : $1000 per participant Online Registration link and course details: Click here or please complete the Enrolment Form (on page 3)  and follow the application procedure as stated. Topics:
  • Functions of Bill of Lading
  • Characteristics of Bill of Lading and usual problems/arguments arising from them
  • Different forms of Bill of lading
  • Usual problems in relation with Bill of Lading
  • Discussion in some of the selected terms in B/L
  • Introduction of Bill of lading Act 1855 to COGSA 1992
  • Brief introduction to the legal hurdles to be overcome for Blockchain Bill of lading
Instructor: CHEUNG, Shun Man (Manson)

PRACTICAL ASPECTS OF MARINE HULL INSURANCE CLAIMS: Course III – Collision Liability (6 Nov 2021)

As part of the activities during the Maritime Week 2021, the Institute, in conjunction with Asia Maritime Adjusting (HK), are holding the Course III on Saturday 6th November 2021. The Course I and Course II were awarded 6 CPD points each by the Law Society of Hong Kong, which were acknowledged by the HK Insurance Authority.
AIMS
This is the third one (1) day Course of a series of four being organized by the Institute of Seatransport [IoS] and Asia Maritime Adjusting [AMAdj], to provide a masterclass on the practical application of the principles of marine insurance in handling, adjusting and settling claims, with a view to achieving the objectives of speed, economy, accuracy of settlement, and indeed a satisfied Insurer (and Reinsurer) and Assured. This Course should particularly appeal to claims executives working in offices of ship-owners, ship-managers, insurance companies, insurance brokers etc., as well as maritime claims service providers like surveyors, lawyers and adjusters and also for any practitioners in the maritime industry who may be interested in and/or wish to enrich their knowledge in insurance claims.
PROGRAMME
Session I Legal aspects Session II Insurance aspects Session III Workshop – Adjusting practice Session IV Case Study & Adjustment Date: Saturday, 6th November 2021 Venue: Choose to attend by Zoom or in-person: No.1 Conference Room, 37/F China Merchants Tower, Shun Tak Centre, 168-200 Connaught Road Central, Hong Kong
FEES
HK$1,500 per person For Members of the Institute of Seatransport: HK$1,200 per person For Members of the Marine Insurance Club: HK$1,200 per person This being a MATF-funded course, eligible participants will get 80% refund from the Government. Please click here for the course details and enrolment. Reservation will be accepted on a first come – first served basis

MARINE INSURANCE CLAIMS – Hull, Cargo and P&I – Live Online Training Course (8 Sep – 20 Oct 2021)

AIMS This quality practical in-service training course aims to provide guidance to the attendees, through a mixture of formal interactive lectures, discussions, questions and answers and case studies, to develop their understanding of and enhance confidence and competency in dealing with marine Hull and Cargo insurance and P&I claims. We will: (a) Review principle of marine insurance, and the law and practice which underlie much of the claims handling, with particular reference to day-to-day problems (b) Present practical examples of claims and defences arising from maritime casualties (c) Examine sample adjustments of claims, and (d) Discuss sample examination questions PROPOSED PROGRAMME
  • 8th September 2021 Contract of Marine Insurance and Hull Claims (I)
  • 15th September 2021 Hull Claims (II)
  • 29th September 2021 Hull Claims (III) and General Average & Salvage (I)
  • 6th October 2021 General Average & Salvage (II) and Cargo Claims
  • 13th October 2021 P&I Claims
  • 20th October 2021 Workshop
Principal instructor: Raymond T C Wong HK$1,500 per person For Members of the Institute of Seatransport: HK$1,200 per person [MATF Refund is available for eligible participants who are awarded Certificate of Attendance.] Please click here for the course details and enrolment.

Engine Department Introductory Course (26 May – 28 Jul 2021)

Further to the success of the conduction of the on-line course “Engine Department Introductory Course” last year, Institute of Seatransport will be holding the 2nd round of the course online on 26 May 2021 to 28 July 2021, 10 consecutive Wednesdays. Date: 10 Consecutive Wednesdays between 26th May 2021 to 28th July 2021 Time: 18:30 PM – 21:30 PM Course fee : $4000 per participant “MATF-funded course on the “pre-approved” list (maritime-related) under ProTERS” – Successful applicants will be refunded 80% of the fees for completing pre-approved courses/examinations, subject to a cap of $18,000. No entry standard is required, however, those working in the field of Ship’s Owning, Ship Management, Broking, Port agency or Operating vessels are highly recommended. Please click here for all of the course details. INSTRUCTOR : SHARAD GUPTA FICS, FIMarI(I), MIMarEST, MHKIMT, CEng Please submit your application before or by 19th May 2021.

Bill of Lading – Law and Practice for Tramp and Liner Personnel (14 – 28 Apr 2021)

The Institute of Seatransport is going to organise an on-line course named “Bill of Lading – Law and Practice for Tramp and Liner Personnel “. The course will be commenced on 14th April 2021 to 28th April 2021 on three consecutive Wednesdays. Please click here for all of the course details. “MATF-funded course on the “pre-approved” list (maritime-related) under ProTERS”

Under the Scheme, successful applicants will be refunded 80% of the fees for completing pre-approved courses/examinations, subject to a cap of $18,000.

Date: 3 Consecutive Wednesdays on14th April 2021, 21st April 2021 & 28th April 2021 Time: 19:00 PM – 22:00 PM Course fee : $1,000 per participant Online Registration link : https://forms.gle/RhfP2yEf57iNZ6vV8 Instructor:

CHEUNG, Shun Man (Manson)

If your goodself / your colleagues are interested to attend the course, please submit your application before or by 7th April 2021.

TALK ON : Average Adjusting, the second oldest profession? (15 Dec 2020)

Average adjusting” 海損理算工作 – General Average「共同海損」乃海事法一種操作,比海事保險還早。始源于船長在遇上擱淺時,但又未至於棄船時把貨物拋棄海中以救船於危難中時計算船、貨分攤損失的方法。詳情王Sir跟大家解釋。 接著張先生會詳細介紹船員上岸後船務不同的工種和機會,讓大家在航海時充實自己。 講座以廣東話進行 日期: 15-12-2020 時間: 6:00-8:00PM 地點: zoom meeting 講者: 1) Raymond Wong – Institute of Seatransport / Asia Maritime Adjusting (Hong Kong) 2) Various shipping profession in Hong Kong by Mr. Mason Cheung, Institute of Seatransport 內容:
  1. The story of General Average and the York – Antwerp Rules
  2. Claims that may arise following a major maritime casualty
  3. Marine Insurance – From Casualty to Settlement of Claims
  4. Association of Average Adjusters
  5. Average Adjusting in Hong Kong
  6. Open discussions, including – General Average v Particular Average – Surveyors v Average Adjusters – Solicitors v Average Adjusters – Questions from the floor
對象: 16歲以上有興趣行船或對船務工作有興趣人仕 費用:全免費 Presentation Materials: Presentation to MPPF: Average Adjusting by Raymond Wong (3.6MB) Changing Course by Manson Cheung (2.5MB)

Engine Department Introductory Course (22 Jul – 23 Sep 2020)

We are pleased to inform that Institute of Seatransport is going to organise an on-line course named “Engine Department Introductory Course”. The course will be commenced from 22nd July 2020 till 23rd September 2020 on ten consecutive Wednesdays. FYI, the course has been included in the pre-approved list of the “Professional Training and Examination Refund Scheme” (ProTERS) under the Maritime and Aviation Training Fund (MATF) of the Transport and Housing Bureau. Under the Scheme, successful applicants will be refunded 80% of the fees for completing pre-approved courses/examinations, subject to a cap of $18,000. Please take some of the time to browse the attached flyers. If your goodself / your colleagues are interested to attend the course, please return the completed Application Slip with the cheque / bank-in slip to the address as stated on or before 15th July 2020. Thank you very much. Course details (including Course Overview and the Speakers’ introduction) Application Slip

​90 hours Preparation Course for Coxswain Grade 2 Examination (2020)​

  • Aim
This course aims to provide complementary nautical knowledge to those who has been prepared for the examination of Grade 2 Coxswains Certificate in Marine Department, HKSAR. Alternatively, the course also targets to those candidates who intends to enrich their nautical knowledge for the safe navigation in Hong Kong Waters.
  • Course Fee
HK$10,000 (HK$ 8,000 may be refunded from MATF after completing the course)
  • Course Venue
Room 405, 4/F, Gee Tuck Building, 16-20 Bonham Strand East, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

Course Descriptions        Application Form

Lesson 1    April 27 (Monday) Lesson 2    May 7 (Thursday) Lesson 3    May 11 (Monday) Lesson 4    May 15 (Friday) Lesson 5    May 21 (Thursday) Lesson 6    May 25 (Monday) Lesson 7    May 29 (Friday) Lesson 8    June 4 (Thursday) Lesson 9    June 8 (Monday) Lesson 10    June 12 (Friday) Lesson    11 June 18 (Thursday) Lesson    12 June 22 (Monday) Lesson    13 June 26 (Friday) Lesson    14 July 2 (Thursday) Lesson    15 July 6 (Monday)

50 hours Preparation Course for Coxswain Grade 3 Examination (2020)

  • ​Aim

This ​course aims to provide complementary nautical knowledge to those who has been prepared for the examination of Grade 3 Coxswains Certificate in Marine Department, HKSAR. Alternatively, the course also targets to those candidates who intends to enrich their nautical knowledge for the safe navigation in Hong Kong Waters.

  • Course Fee
HK$ 6,000 (HK$ 4,800 may be refunded from MATF after completing the course)
  • Course Venue
Room 405, 4/F, Gee Tuck Building, 16-20 Bonham Strand East, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

Course Descriptions        Application Form

Lesson 1    April 21 Lesson 2    April 28 Lesson 3    May 5 Lesson 4    May 12 Lesson 5    May 19 Lesson 6    May 26 Lesson 7    June 2 Lesson 8    June 9

Lectures & Workshops on Practical Aspects of Hull Insurance Claims Handling

Jointly organised with Asia Maritime Adjusting (Hong Kong), Institute of Seatransport is going to offer a series of four 1-day courses on “PRACTICAL ASPECTS OF HULL INSURANCE CLAIMS HANDLING”. Proposed Dates
  • Course I Saturday, 5th October 2019 (Details)
  • Course II Saturday, 23rd November 2019
  • Course III Saturday, 18th January 2020
  • Course IV Saturday, 21st March 2020
Course Venue Leighton Room, 1/F Clubhouse Building, Craigengower Cricket Club, 188 Wong Nai Chung Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong Course Fee HKD 1,500 per course Please click here for details.

A New World of Ship Finance: An Overview of Ship Lease Finance from Legal Perspective (24 Aug)

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PDF file for full details below http://seatransport.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/06/A-New-World-of-Ship-Finance-An-Overview-of-Ship-Lease-Finance-from-Legal-Perspective.pdf Date: 24 August 2023, Thursday Time: From 7:00pm to 10:00pm Venue: Choose to attend by Zoom or in-person: Conference Room of Ince & Co, Suites 4404-10, 44/F, One Island East, 18 Westlands Road, … Read More

TCC Presents: Summer Cocktail (27 Jun 2023)

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The Institute will host a cocktail reception for social gathering and networking with distinguished guests and fellow members. We are delighted to have Mr Lam Sai-hung (林世雄) GBS, JP, Secretary for Transport and Logistics Bureau to be our Guest of Honour.Details … Read More

Visit to Mawan Smart Port in Western Shekou Port Area (8 Jul 2023)

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參觀蛇口西部港區媽灣智慧港及遊覽景點 Date: July 8, 2023, Saturday Itinerary: – Rendezvous at 8:15 am at the entrance of Guangdong Investment Building (148 Connaught Road Central, Sheung Wan)                         – Departure by coach at 8:30 am                         – Visit Mawan Smart Port, 10:45 … Read More

New Fellows Appointed (6th May 2021)

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Institute of SeatransportCircular to MembersDate: 6th May 2021 New Fellows Appointed Dear Members, We are pleased to announce that the Institute has appointed three members as fellows.They are Messrs. NGAI Lup Chee, SO Ping Chi and WONG Tak Chiu.The Executive Committee (EC) had formed an ad … Read More

MPPF Presentation Download: Average Adjusting+Changing Course (15 Dec 2020)

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Average adjusting” 海損理算工作 – General Average「共同海損」乃海事法一種操作,比海事保險還早。始源于船長在遇上擱淺時,但又未至於棄船時把貨物拋棄海中以救船於危難中時計算船、貨分攤損失的方法。詳情王Sir跟大家解釋。 接著張先生會詳細介紹船員上岸後船務不同的工種和機會,讓大家在航海時充實自己。 講座以廣東話進行 日期: 15-12-2020時間: 6:00-8:00PM地點: zoom meeting 講者:1) Raymond Wong – Institute of Seatransport / Asia Maritime Adjusting (Hong Kong)2) Various shipping profession in Hong Kong by Mr. Mason Cheung, Institute of Seatransport 內容: … Read More