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GPF Executive Workshop on Global Maritime and Shipping Risks – Threats & Mitigations, 17-18 July 2018, Singapore.


GPF Executive Workshop on Global Maritime and Shipping Risks – Threats & Mitigations, 17-18 July 2018, Singapore.

GPF Executive Workshop on Global Maritime and Shipping Risks – Threats & Mitigations, 17-18 July 2018, Singapore.

GPF Executive Workshop on Global Maritime and Shipping Risks – Threats & Mitigations,  17-18 July 2018, Singapore.
Dear industry colleagues
To identify and address problems and risks in shipping.  Participants will learn from case-studies how to mitigate risks in relation to shipping
Course Contents
Overview in International treaties and conventions
Sea, Air, Rail and Road
Carrier’s liability –
Money limit to liability claim
Responsibility – Perils of Sea
Immunities – Force majeure, defects in goods, shipper’s liability
Charter parties – key charterers’ risks
Distinction between Bill of Lading and Charter Party
Charterer’s direct liability to third parties
Indemnification of owners
Managing Risks
Charter Fraud
Freight forwarders

Liability Insurance

Types of Bills of Lading  
Marine/Ocean Bills of  Lading 
Container Bill of Lading
   Appropriate Incoterm to containerized and multimodal transport
FCL, LCL,  Container freight
Short form bill of lading 
Non-Negotiable Sea Waybills/Straight B/L    APL v Voss Peer
Charter party bill of lading 
Multimodal Transport Document
Through bills of lading 
Transhipment bills of lading – Risk  Hansson v. Hamel and Horley Ltd
House bills of lading 
Surrender Bill of Lading
Switched Bill of Lading – Risk Banque Nationale de Paris v Bandung Shipping
Express Ocean Bill of Lading
Pre-dated B/L –  Kwei Tek Chao v. British Traders & Shippers Ltd
Electronic B/L  – Glencore International AG v. MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company SA 
Letters of Indemnity and Shipping Guarantee
Letters of Indemnity and Shipping Guarantee

    Implications of issuing LOI by supplier when LC does not state LOI release

Effects of LOI – under contract of carriage – Houda Case
Consignor’s right of suit for delivery without B/L – The He Tian Case law


Implications of having LOI in the terms of the LC.

Letter of indemnity at delivery / Trader’s LOI required
Bankers risk in paying – Trafigura Beheer BV vs. Kookmin Bank Co


Risks to be assessed when issuing an LOI
Steps taken to minimise risks
Issuing shipping Guarantee to LC issuing banks. The procedure and its implications.

Issuing bank as holder of the B/L
Legal issues – Case study of Asian Jurisdictions
Guarantee period


Warehouse Receipts

Legal Risk management
Case – Mercuria v Citibank 2015


Forwarder’s Receipt

Understanding Risk of FCR
Managing Risk

Other documentation and Cargo Insurance
Air transport – 
Crucial costs
Air Transport and Incoterms
Freight Forwarders/Consolidators
Liability of air carriers
Damage to cargo  – Siemens Ltd v. Schenker International (Australia) Pty Ltd & Another
Warsaw Convention Provisions
Road and rail transport
Road haulage
Carnet System
Cargo Insurance
Cargo Shortage Problem
“Package” Limitation
Cargo shortage from seal-intact containers
To insure or not to insure
“Increase in Value Clause”

Cargo Shipping Frauds to avoid

Forged Bill of Lading
Fake Cargo Sale
Trojan Container

Duration: 2 days  (9.00 am – 5.00 pm)

TEACHING Methodology
Lectures, case studies and Q & A
About the Course Director
Olivia Chan has more than 25 years of experience in stand-up lecturing and training for foreign universities, training institutes and banks in area of finance.
She was awarded Fellow (the highest grade of membership) by Chartered Institute of Bankers’ Council (UK) giving recognition to status in banking profession and commemorating contribution to the important area of banking education.
She have designed, developed and evaluated training programs for specialized finance courses to management and personnel from different sectors of industries: banks, government departments, public listed and private companies and trained more than 10,000 participants in various programs.
Current freelance corporate trainer for

Singapore Shipping Association (since 1994)
Dun & Bradstreet (S) Pte Ltd (since 2008)
Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (since 2015)
Singapore Business Federation (2015)

Previously freelance corporate trainer for

Institute of Banking & Finance (Since 1990)
Singapore Chinese Chamber Institute of Business (since 1999)
Export Institute of Singapore
University of Singapore Continuing Education Department
The Institute of Internal Auditors Singapore (since 2005)
EduAsia, Jakarta (since 1997)

In house training for

Industrial & Commercial Bank of China, Zhejiang Branch
Agricultural Bank of China, Suzhou and Hangzhou
PT Bank Mandiri (PERSERO)Singapore Branch
PT Bank Mandiri (PERSERO)Jakarta
Bank of China Singapore Branch
Bayerische Hypo-und Vereinsbank AG for a delegate from Bank of China from various Chinese cities

Singapore Government Owned Companies

Commercial Crime Division/CID
Ministry of Defence, Defence Procurement Division
Ministry of Defence Overseas Suppliers Branch
ST Aerospace Systems

Public  and Private Listed Companies 

Poh Tiong Choon Logistics Ltd
Comfort Transportation Pte Ltd
Kian Ho Bearings Ltd
Hawker Pacific Pte Ltd
Mitsui & Co
Mindtrac (S) Pte Ltd
iNETest Resources Pte Ltd
ArcelorMittal Singapore Pte Ltd
MWM Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.
Mitsuboshi Overseas Headquarters Private Limited
Aisin Asia Pte Ltd
Turbomeca Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
Stanley Works Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
Nanyang Equipment Pte Ltd
Hyflux Limited
Regency Steel Asia Pte Ltd
Oil Spill Response Limited
Fugro-TSM Pte Ltd
APC Distributors (Pte) Ltd
Dou Yee Group
Greene, Tweed & Co. Pte Ltd
EFA Group
Itochu Singapore Pte Ltd
Future Electronics Inc. (Distribution) Pte Ltd
ST Logistics Pte Ltd
Kim Seng Huat Hardware Pte Ltd
Molex Singapore Pte Ltd

On or Before 17 Jun 2018: The ‘Early Bird’ Rate is SGD3095 – Save SGD400!
Special Offer! – 3 Delegates For The Price of 2 in This Category! Save SGD3095!

From 18 Jun 2018: The Regular Rate is SGD3495

Special Offer! – 3 Delegates For The Price of 2 in This Category! Save SGD3495!
Note: All fees stated include luncheons, refreshments and complete set of documentation. It does not include the cost of accommodation and travel.
To register, please submit the following details to dGhvbWFzbmcgfCBnbG9iYWxwb3J0c2ZvcnVtICEgY29t:
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Billing information:
For cheque payments: To be made payable to ‘Global Ports Forum Pte. Ltd.’ Please do not send post-dated cheque.
For telegraphic transfers:
Account Name:             Global Ports Forum Pte. Ltd.,
Account No. :                695 477 141 001.
Beneficiary Bank:          Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited, Singapore. (Swift: OCBCSGSG),
Address : 65 Chulia Street #01-00, OCBC Centre, Singapore 049513.
Please supply confirmation via email of the TT from your bank. Transmitting bank charges must be paid by sender. Please quote both delegate and company name as reference.
Kindly note that as we are providing a special rate for ‘early bird’ sign up, we will need to receive your company payment by 17 Jun 2018 to enjoy the discount.
 We forward to welcoming you at the executive workshops/forums!
Kind regards
Thomas Ng
The Global Ports Forum
10 Anson Road
International Plaza
Singapore 079903
Website: www.globalportsforum.com/
Mobile: +65 9684 3289
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Fax:    +65 6725 8438
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Terms & Conditions:
No delegate registration will be accepted without completing registration details and full payment.
Upon receipt of your registration details and full payment, further programme information will be emailed to you including your proforma invoice and, if required, a letter of invitation for entry visa application.
Delegates will not be admitted unless payment has been received in Full.
Flights, Airport Transfers and Accommodation are not included in your delegate registration fee.
Refund Policy – a reimbursement of the registration fee, minus administrative charges will only be made if the participant has notified Global Ports Forum Pte. Ltd. in writing that he/she is unable to attend the event no less than 45 days prior to the commencement of the event. No cancellation is allowed after that, but a replacement with another participant is allowed.
This programme is subject to change without notice, E&O.E

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