The legal framework for port activities

3 days

Les formations de l'IPER

This training programme will enable you to acquire a sufficient professional knowledge base to work effectively on claims files or contracts, development/concession projects, etc.

Le Havre
  • Strong Points
  • Programme
  • Admission
  • Tuition fees and funding

Strong points


    • Understand and master the legal context of port management
    • Understand how the roles and responsibilities of the various port players are articulated
    • Acquire sufficient professional knowledge to work effectively on claims files or contracts, development/concession projects, etc. involving the public port domain, port police regulations, etc. Locate the main risks and issues for these players and be able to insure and prevent them.
    • To be able to establish and implement a strategy guaranteeing the legal security of your company.


    • Senior decision-makers from port administrations and companies
    • Legal executives from port administrations and companies
    • Claims managers and underwriters from insurance companies or maritime & transport insurance brokers
    • Legal advisers and lawyers

    The advantages of IPER

    • 45 years of expérience
    • Quality, service and support
    • Location in the first French container port
    • An international renown
    • Exceptionnal partnership including IMO
    • Catalog and taylor made trainings
    • Good balance between theory and practice
    • Wide network of experts


    • The evolution of the port authority
    • The legal missions of France's Grands Ports Maritimes
    • Organisation and tasks of a legal department
    • Roles and responsibilities of the port handler
    • Duties and responsibilities of other port players
    • Liability regimes of port authorities
    • Contractual management of the public port domain
    • Port concessions
    • Port safety and security, with a visit to the GPMH Port Security Department
    • ISPS management and ISO 28000 by a terminal operator, with a visit to the site
    • Port management and environmental law
    • Managing the risks associated with receiving ships - Ports of refuge
    • The role of Maritime Affairs
    • Dangerous goods regulations
    • Customs missions - Different customs regimes
    • Visit to the port of Le Havre

    Teaching approach and documentation provided

    • Professional training programme with concrete examples and exchanges between participants
    • Each lecturer leaves his or her teaching aids behind and remains in contact with the participants.

    Assessment methods

    Assessment of knowledge acquired: without. On-the-spot evaluation of training programme.



    Please consult us - 3 days

    How to register

    Please complete the online registration form.
    If you have any questions about your registration or your stay in Le Havre, please do not hesitate to contact us.

  • Well-being and Inclusion

    Inclusion of students with disabilities

    For several years now, EM Normandie has been committed to the inclusion of students with disabilities and has been striving to make it as easy as possible for them to learn, to continue their studies, to live socially within the school and to find employment. Specific training for its teachers and support services, school facilities, digital accessibility, etc. EM Normandie promotes values of equal opportunities and respect for differences, through the sharing of an inclusive culture and the continuous development of its practices. Are you disabled or have a chronic disabling illness? We can provide you with comprehensive support, whether it be in the context of your classes/exams, your search for internships, work-study programmes or jobs, or even in preparing for your expatriation.

Tuition fees and funding

    Tuition fees

    €1,800.00 net of taxes for 3 days

    Our prices include the training programme, teaching materials, lunches and coffee breaks. Additional costs, including accommodation and dinners, are the sole responsibility of the learner.


    Financing solutions are available. Please contact us for more information.


    Claire PLONEIS

    Head of IPER

    Le Havre