About GMU

GMU is an endeavour by Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB), the state regulator for ports and maritime activities in Gujarat. The University has been conceived by visionaries to address the burgeoning need for a skilled workforce in the ever-changing dynamics of the maritime sector.

The University commenced its academic journey in 2019 with the establishment of its first School – School of Maritime Law, Policy & Administration (SMLPA), which offers LL.M and Post Graduate Diploma programmes in Maritime Law and International Trade Law.

In pursuit of creating an institution of global standards, GMU has collaborated with internationally prominent institutions like Erasmus University and STC International. Many more such alliances shall be forged in time to come.

About the GMU Academy on Admiralty Law

Admiralty Law has evolved throughout the years from colonial times and is now considered a broad subject of law. The origins of Admiralty Law may be attributed to British Laws on a variety of topics, including marine insurance, carriage of goods by sea, contracts for the sale and construction of ships, ship financing, ship mortgages, etc.

Academy on Admiralty Law aims to generate awareness about the current legal regime related to Admiralty Law. A wide range of topics, including Ship arrest, in rem and in personam jurisdiction, issues of maritime liens, the role of P& I club during ship arrest, etc.  Sessions will be taken by some of the leading Maritime Law experts from both India and abroad.

GMU has successfully organised three editions of the Academy to date. The first two editions of GMU Academy were on Maritime Labour Law and the third edition was related to Oceans Law and Policy. Encouraged by the overwhelming success of these editions, GMU is now pleased to present before you the 4th edition of the Academy relating to Admiralty Law. GMU Academy on Admiralty Law is scheduled to be organized virtually from 19th December 2022 to 24th December 2022.

Significance of the Course

GMU Academy will contribute to the goals of expanding knowledge and having a positive impact on society. The objective will be to make the participants aware of the present legal regime related to Admiralty Law. The course will equip participants with knowledge of contemporary and advanced issues related to Admiralty Law. The event would be ideal for students and professionals aiming to be specialists in the shipping and maritime sector. The event is designed for anyone interested in knowing about the present legal regime related to Admiralty Law and the complications involved in it.

Participants will be provided with the Certificate of Participation.

Dates of the Event:  19th December 2022 – 24th December 2022

Mode: Online

Platform: Cisco Webex

Fees: 590 INR

(Fee is waived for foreign participants)

For Registration: https://forms.gle/TcSXs1CNcdo6LCWT8

For more details please visit www.gmu.edu.in 

Brochure: Click Here


Prof. (Dr.) S. Shanthakumar


School of Maritime Law Policy and Administration

Gujarat Maritime University

Event Conveners 

Mohit Gupta

Assistant Professor,

School of Maritime Law Policy and Administration

Gujarat Maritime University

Event Co-Convener 

Saravanan R

Teaching and Research Assistant

Gujarat Maritime University 

For any query, you can mail us at maritimelawcourse@gmu.edu.in or can call on +91 8056060819

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