About Gujarat Maritime University

Gujarat Maritime University (GMU) is an endeavour by the Gujarat Maritime Board, Government of Gujarat to provide a fillip to maritime sector by bridging the knowledge gap within the industry. The prime objective of Gujarat Maritime University is to be a global centre of excellence in maritime education, research and development, professional training and it aims to enhance and increase the human capital and capacity of the maritime industry both in India and across the globe.

About the Course-

Gujarat Maritime University is organizing a Certificate Course on ‘Maritime Labour Law’ from 10th August 2020 to 15th August 2020. Course will take place through online mode and will comprehensively cover all the topics related to Maritime Labour Law.   It will comprise of lectures delivered by leading maritime practitioners from India and abroad.

    Date and Time Module covered Resource Person
Day 1

10th August 2020 (11:30 AM to 01:00PM)

‘Introduction to Maritime Labour Law’


Adv. Hari Narayan,

Partner, United  Maritime Law Chamber, LLM Southhampton, UK

Day 2

11th August 2020 (11:30 AM to 01:00PM)


‘Recruitment and Placement Agencies, and Seafarer Employment Agreement’


Capt.Pankaj Kapoor,

Senior Martime Law Consultant;

Govt of India NITI AAYOG “National

Maritime Policy”

Committee Member


Day 3

12th August 2020 (05:30 PM to 07:00PM)


‘Repatriation, abandonment, and the issues related to medical care and welfare of seafarers’


Dr. Desai Shan

Assistant Professor in OHS at Memorial University of Newfoundland Canada;

PhD in Maritime Studies,  Cardiff University , Canada

Day 4

13th August 2020(11:30 AM to 01:00PM)

‘Flag state, Port state and Labour supplying state responsibilities’


Capt.Amarinder Singh Brar,

Flag State Inspector, UK

LLM University of Southhampton

Day 5

14th August 2020 (11:30 AM to 01:00PM)


‘Criminalisation of Seafarers  and other legal challenges faced by them’


Capt.Pankaj Kapoor

Senior Martime Law Consultant;

Govt Of India NITI AAYOG “National

Maritime Policy”

Committee Member

Day 6

15th August 2020(11:30 AM to 01:00PM)


‘Maritime Labour Law and COVID-19’



Capt. Rahul Varma

Advocate Bombay High Court

Expert at ALLY Maritime and Legal services


Registration Fees- INR 500 for GMU Student and INR 590 for Others

  • Registration Link- HERE
  • Detailed reading material will be shared with all the participants prior to the commencement of the course.
  • For any queries please contact at conference@gmu.edu.in

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