Training on Civil Liability and Compensation
In the framework of the EU funded BCSEA Project’s Bilateral component, EMSA held a Training on Civil Liability in the Maritime Domain on 26 - 27 November 2020 on a live broadcasting synchronous mode.
The training was attended online by fourteen participants from Georgia and Ukraine who successfully completed the training course. The seminar was delivered in collaboration with the International Oil Pollution Compensation fund (IOPC) and the International Group of P&I Clubs.
The training encompassed theoretical presentations, case studies and practical exercise on the topic of Civil Liability in the Maritime Domain. The participants walked through an overview of the main International and European legal instruments on liability and compensation as well as the mechanisms through which the P&I Clubs and the IOPC fund operate. In detail, topics such as wrecks removal, ship-source pollution, clean-up claims, settlement of claims, environmental damages were covered, amongst other.