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The Course has been put under the Professional Training and Examination Refund Scheme of Maritime and Aviation Training Fund.


This programme covers a wide range of practical marine insurance disciplines, which aims to provide in-service training for recent entrants to shipping/logistics insurance industries. This course should particularly appeal to insurance and claims executives of shippers, ship-owners, ship-managers, agents, brokers, insurers and P&I clubs, and also to persons in banking and finance houses. This will also provide a useful basis as a refresher for practitioners who may not have previously enjoyed formal instruction in the subject.

Main Features of the Syllabus

  1. The Marine Insurance Market
  2. The Principles of Marine Insurance
  3. Effecting the Insurance
  4. Insurance Clauses (commonly used): Hull, Cargo, Containers, Yacht, Hire/Freight,
  5. Port Risks, Freight-Forwarders Liability, Repairers Liability, Builders Risks,
  6. Mortgagees, Terminals, and Average Disbursements
  7. P&I Cover and Claims Handling
  8. General Average & Salvage
  9. Collision Liability
  10. Risks Management & Loss Prevention
  11. A Marine Casualty – nature of claims arising and procedures to be followed

Duration:  Part time (April/June 2016), commencing on Monday, 25th April 2016 and completing on Thursday 23rd June 2016.

Classes: Classes will be held on every Monday and Thursday (except public holidays on 2nd May and 9th June) from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m

A course dinner will be held on date to be advised

Venue: 22nd Floor, China Taiping Tower 8 Sunning Road, Causeway Bay Hong Kong

Award: Participants who achieve a minimum of 80% attendance will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance, which would be the document in support of the application for the Professional Training and Examination Refund under the MATF.

Tutors:  The team of subject tutors consisting largely of members of the Marine Insurance Club who will draw from their professional experience to elucidate the principal aspects of each subject and lead discussions into the problem areas where acceptable solutions have to be found. The emphasis will be upon explanation and practical participation.

The Team includes:

Franco Sze (Chairman), Raymond T C Wong (Programme Leader), Capt. L C Chan, Benson Chiu, Bruce Hung, Iris Ip, Lawrence Lau, Timothy Lee, Joseph Leung, Rico Mok, Sam Tsui, Patrick Wong

The panel on the case study is to be advised.

Medium of Instruction: Cantonese (but questions from the floor can be made in Cantonese, English or Putonghua)

Fees: HK$2,000 per person or MIC members: HK$1,500 per person

Application Procedure: 

Please complete the Registration Form (attached). Then, please email the completed form to: followed by post with payment. You will receive confirmation by email upon receipt of your payment of the course fee which will not be refundable.

Reservations will be accepted on a first come – first served basis.

Deadline: 18th April 2016


Raymond W M Wong / William Lai – Telephone No. 9131 9626 / 3996 9876 E-mail address:

Franco Sze – T: 2852 7171 E:

Raymond T C Wong – T: 9265 9199 E: