About Gujarat Maritime University

Gujarat Maritime University (GMU) is an endeavour by the Gujarat Maritime Board, Government of Gujarat, to provide a fillip to the maritime sector by bridging the knowledge gap within the industry. GMU has been established to serve the global maritime community by producing educated and well-trained professionals in the maritime domain. It aims to enhance and increase the human capital and capacity of the maritime industry both in India and across the globe. University operates the School of Maritime Law, Policy & Administration (SMLPA), which offers LL.M. and Executive Diploma Programmes in Maritime Law and International Trade Law. The University also offers MBA in shipping and Logistics under its school of Maritime Management (SMM). In pursuit of creating an institution of global standards, GMU has collaborated with internationally prominent institutions like Erasmus University, STC International, CBS Executive, ISWAN, and many more such alliances shall be forged in time to come.

About Bangladesh Army International University of Science and Technology (BAIUST), Cumilla

Bangladesh Army International University of Science and Technology (BAIUST), a pioneer university of the Bangladesh Army, which started its journey on 14 February 2015 at the Moinamoti Cantonment, Cumilla. Among other engineering departments, the Department of Law is the latest addition to the University, commenced in March 2019 to provide quality legal education and to produce competent law graduates. Currently, the Department offers a 4 years LL.B. (Hons) degree.

Introduction to the Training Programme

Maritime Law is a unique field of law that renders a great impact on the everyday life of the people. In today’s world, no country can work in isolation, and maritime law enables countries to connect. As 90% of global trade depends upon ships, a great deal of emphasis has to be laid on the regulations governing the sea. Shipping law is an intricate yet exciting field to pursue as a professional. Increasing work in the maritime space because of reasons like ship arrest, cargo claims etc., provides excellent opportunities. Five-day Training Program is aimed to cover a wide range of areas related to Maritime law, including Shipping Contracts, Maritime Labour Law, Admiralty law, Maritime Environment Law etc.

Significance of the Course

To make the participants aware of the legal framework governing the maritime sector. It will equip participants with knowledge of contemporary and advanced issues related to the maritime sector. The training course would be ideal for students and professionals aiming to be specialists in the shipping and maritime domain.

Target Audience

The program is designed for anyone who has a passion for shipping and the diverse legalities that ships need to comply with not just limited nationally but on an international level. The course is also aimed to attract those who are already working in the industry but strive to get on to a very exciting and challenging role.

Modules covered

  • Law of the Sea
  • Introduction to IMO Conventions
  • Maritime Labour Law
  • Law related to International Carriage of Good by Sea
  • Admiralty Law
  • Maritime Environment Law 
Attendees of the course will be provided with a Certificate of Participation
Fees from Participants: 590 INR
For Registration: Please click on the following link
Bangladesh Participants:
(Fees will be exempted for the participants who are students of Gujarat Maritime University or Bangladesh Army International University of Science and Technology (BAIUST), Cumilla)
Dates of the Event: 16 January 2023 – 20 January 2023

Mode: Online


1. Prof. (Dr.) S. Shanthakumar


    School of Maritime Law Policy and Administration

    Gujarat Maritime University

2. Prof. Brigadier General K M Salzar Hossain

     Vice Chancellor, 

     Bangladesh Army International University of Science and Technology (BAIUST), Cumilla

Event Conveners 

1. Mohit Gupta

    Assistant Professor, 

    School of Maritime Law Policy and Administration

    Gujarat Maritime University 

2. Imtiaz Ahmed Sajal

    Lecturer, Department of Law

    Bangladesh Army International University of Science and Technology (BAIUST), Cumilla

Event Coordinator

Mr. Shadab Bin Ashraf

Lecturer, Department of Law,

Bangladesh Army International University of

Science and Technology (BAIUST), Cumilla

For any query, you can mail us at or can call on +91 9727426214 or  +880 1520100723

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