Certificate Course on International Law of the Sea and Multimodal Transportation of Goods

Get yourselves enrolled to get all new experience in International Law of the Sea

and Multimodal Transportation of Goods



4 Months


Graduation / Post-graduation  Law, Management, other Sciences and domains


INR Rs 15,000/-

US $ 600

Program Overview

This Certificate Course has been designed, developed and curated to provide an overview of the international law of the sea and provide guidance and lay emphasis on the multimodal transport of goods and international sale of goods.

On being enrolled in this program, you will be introduced to the decision-making processes that led to the adoption of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). We will also explore and assess the necessity of having an international legal framework in the first place.

The initial part of the program will briefly focus on the legal regime governing maritime
zones, namely:

  • Territorial seas
  • Internal waters
  • Contiguous zones
  • Exclusive economic zones
  • Continental shelf
  • High seas
  • Deep seabed
  • Islands and archipelagos.

    Since this is a practical-oriented course, we shall cover in detail the following aspects:
  • Multimodal transportation of goods
  • International sale of goods by sea

Program Aim:

The course aims to explore the regulation of the sea through international law. You will be introduced to, and made familiar with the basics and background of the International Law of the Seas, various maritime zones and finally their use for transport and navigation.

Program Outcome:

Successful completion of this program will give enrolled professionals an enhanced knowledge and skill set in the niche area of International Law of the Sea.

Program Feature:

Weekly classes and live seminars
2. Online discussions
3. Opportunity of networking
4. Study material and reading lists
5. State of the art LMS
6. Assessments

7. Final Examination
7. On successful Completion, Certificate from Centre of Legal Excellence - CELNET and Course Mentor
8. Letter of recommendation from the Course Mentor

Program Structure:

The course will be taught weekly as a combination of lectures and seminar-based discussion. Strong emphasis will be placed on student preparation and participation. You should attend the live classes and seminars, preferably having read the prescribed reading. You are expected to prepare the essential subject material before each session. During the sessions, you may be asked to contribute your own insights gained from reading, practice, discussion, media watching or the study of other disciplines. This course will be an interactive learning journey.


Module 1: Introduction

  • Introduction to the course and overview
  • General definitions and demarcations
  • Ocean governance
  • Actors and sources of international law of the seas

Module 2: Baselines

  • Introduction to baselines
  • Normal and straight baselines
  • Internal waters and ports
  • Territorial sea limits

Module 3: International Zones (Part 1)

  • Territorial sea
  • Contiguous zone
  • High seas
  • Continental shelfs

Module 4: International Zones (Part 2)

  • Islands
  • Archipelagic states
  • Deep sea bed
  • Land-locked and geographically disadvantaged states
  • Navigation and international straits

Module 5: The Multimodal Transportation of Goods Act, 1993

  • Important definitions and phrases
  • Regulation of multimodal transportation
  • Multimodal transport document
  • Responsibilities and liabilities of the multimodal transport operator
  • Special provision for dangerous goods
  • Right of multimodal transport operator to have lien on goods and                      documents

Module 6: International Trade Aspects of Goods and Carriage

  • Basics of international sale of goods
  • Transportation of cargo
  • Bills of lading
  • Carriage of goods by sea
  • International multimodal transport

Career Opportunities

Among specific area professionals, if you are any of the following, you have chosen just the right course for your professional and practical enhancement:

  • Freight forwarders
  • Exporters
  • Logistics companies/ employees from logistics companies
  • Govt. agencies/ employees from govt. agencies 

For students and law professionals looking for an advancement in career, on completion of this course, you will be equipped with relevant skills for a career in government organizations and departments, apart from future opportunities with boutique law firms, corporates and NGOs specialist in the fields of sea and ocean governance, policies and management. You can also aim to work as researchers with specialized research organizations, think tanks etc. If you are planning to start your own practice, why don’t you explore the niche area of International Law of the Sea and advice global clients? Are you an independent researcher, writer, thinker, blogger or freelancer looking to carve a niche for yourself and prove your mettle by thinking out of the box? Why don’t you take this specially curated course on International Law of the Seas and build your career as an independent thinker and educationist in this area?


  • Freight forwarders
  • Exporters
  • CHA's
  • Logistics companies
  • Govt agencies
  • Marine engineers/ merchant naval officers
  • Law students/ Fresh law graduates
  • Law firm professionals
  • Independent professionals and decision makers
  • Independent researchers from multidisciplinary fields
  • Anyone with a serious interest in making a career in this field

About Course Mentor and Subject Matter Expert


I'm  Bijetri Roy

  • Managing Director and Chief Strategist, Institute for Pioneering Insightful Research and Edutech solutions in Economics & Law (Ins-PIRE)
  • LL.M. Public International Law with specialization modules on International Economic Law, Climate Change Law & Policy and International Law of the Sea, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London, UK

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