International seminar in Georgia

14 марта 2017 г.: en 813 марта 2017 г.: en 224 июня 2018 г.: en 203.03.17

Dear sirs,

We are pleased to invite You to participate in the free international seminar “The challenging issues of container transportation: claims against shipping lines, claims under the bills of lading, freight issues”


Date: 17th of March

Place: Tbilisi, Georgia

Venue: Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel, Meeting room No6

Format: 11:00 AM - 15:00 PM

Audience: Freight forwarders, cargo owners, importers and exporters, agents, brokers, logistic and transportation companies, insurance professionals

Organizer: Interlegal (law firm focused in Transport, Shipping & International Trade with offices in Georgia, Ukraine, Turkey and Bulgaria). Read more about Interlegal.

With the support of: Georgian Association of  Freight Forwarders, Carriers Association of Georgia

Language: English – Georgian - Russian.

Speakers: Mehmet Dogu, Andrey Perepelitsa, Valerian Imnaishvili, Paata Kopaleishvili, , Irina Voyevodina, Mikhail Kudynskyi

Moderator: Arthur Nitsevych, FNI, LMAA & SCMA member 

Terms of participation: seminar is free of charge but subject to preliminary registration. Number of seats is limited!


Please confirm your registration by e-mail or use online registration

Tentative agenda: 

  1. New risks in shipping - 2017
  2. Risks in carriage by sea of dangerous cargo in containers
  3. Risks of misappropriation of cargo from the containers, prevention measures
  4. Claims in carriage by sea of the refrigerated cargo in containers
  5. General Average
  6. Off-shore companies. “Panama papers” and deoffshorization
  7. Opening of the accounts in the foreign banks in 2017
  8. Disputes in relation to unclaimed cargo in foreign ports
  9. Arbitration and litigation in London – LMAA, GAFTA, FOSFA, High Court of Justice, etc.
  10. Freight, payments, documentary fraud
  11. Debts recovery in Turkey
  12. Case-study – claims in Poti and Batumi (Risks of misappropriation of cargo from the containers, unclaimed cargoes) 

Reception with drinks - after the end of the seminar.


General questions: Ms.Alla Agbash, 00380487037510; agbash@interlegal.com.ua

Local contact in Georgia: Valerian Imnaishvili, 00995595619889, imnaishvili@interlegal.com.ua