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    Dates: 09, 11, 16 & 18 April

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    Duration: 4 Online Sessions

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    Hours: 19:30 – 21:30 (GMT +3)

  • Fees: 400 € (Including tuition fees & reading material)
    ICS Members are eligible to a discount 20% on all HMC Professional Maritime Seminars


A comprehensive seminar designed to enhance your knowledge and skills in the art of handling and settling marine claims. This four-session online seminar is packed with real-world case studies and practical examples, presented by industry experts.


Introduction to Marine Claims

  • Brief Overview of Marine Claims
  • Importance of Understanding Marine Risk & Types
  • Shipowners’ Insurance Needs

Marine Insurance Basics

  • The Role of Insurance Brokers
  • Types of Insurance Markets
  • Understanding and Managing Marine Claims
  • Importance of Maintaining Claims Records

Hull & Machinery Claims

  • Perils Insured Against in Hull & Machinery Insurance
  • Deductibles in Marine Insurance
  • Constructive Total Loss & Abandonment
  • Case Study: Analyzing “Reasonable Cost of Repairs”

General Average, Salvage & Sue and Labour

  • Explanation of General Average
  • Handling Claims in General Average
  • Salvage Operations: No Cure – No Pay and Contractual Agreements
  • Understanding Sue and Labour Expenses
  • Practical Case Study on General Average or Salvage Scenario

Shipowners’ Liabilities

  • Liability Scenarios in Collision Situations
  • Legal Aspects of Crew, Passenger, and Other Person Liabilities
  • Insurance Coverage for Shipowners’ Liabilities
  • Case Studies Illustrating Liability Claims

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Ship managers, Claims Executives & Advisors, Claims assistants & Handlers, Insurance Executives & Brokers, Underwriters, Operations & Chartering Executives, Lawyers and Legal executives

Tutor & CV


George Margaritopoulos, Associate Director at Richards Hogg Lindley (RHL)

George Margaritopoulos is Associate Director at Richards Hogg Lindley (RHL) Piraeus since 2015 and has also spent time working in RHL’s London office. He is qualified as a Fellow of the Association of Average Adjusters. He has previously worked as a spares and shipyards broker and as a chartering broker. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Management & Technology from the University of Piraeus and an MSc in Marine Policy from Cardiff University.