Certificate in Shipping (Online Course)

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    Dates: 27/04, 29/04, 04/05, 06/05, 07/05, 11/05, 13/05, 18/05 & 20/05

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    Duration 18 Hours

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    Hours 19:00 – 21:00

  • Fees: 800 € (Including tuition fees & reading material)

ABOUT THE SEMINAR

The Certificate in Shipping Course of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers has been designed to provide participants with a comprehensive and wide understanding of shipping market. The Course has been developed to meet the educational needs of new entrants with little or no exposure to the maritime business.

 

ONLINE LEARNING

The Course will be delivered exclusively online by fully tutored live learning.Once your registration is completed, you will receive an email with all the information and the link for the online sessions. For your participation no special equipment is needed except α microphone.

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IDEAL FOR:

  • New entrants with little or no exposure to the industry
  • All involved in executive shipping administration
  • Applicants at the ICS Professional Maritime Programme who wish to attend an introductorycourse
  • Investors, lawyers, financial managers and similar professionals working in the industry
  • Suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, customs officers, export managers and retailers

Course Outline

THE PLANET, PEOPLE & TRADE

Reasons for Sea Transport, Demand for Shipping, Maritime Geography & Types of Cargo

THE GROWTH OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE & SHIPPING

The Growth of Seaborne Trade and Merchant shipping fleet, Development of Modern Ships, Major Trade Routes

THE SHIPS

Types of Ships, Liner vs Tramp Shipping, Design of Ships, Life Cycle of Ships

THE ROLE OF PORTS

The Role and Location of Ports, Infrastructure and Cargo Operations, Port Management & Ownership, Port Congestion

THE VOYAGE

Shipping Practitioners, Preparing the Ship for Cargo, Voyage instructions, Bunkers & Crew Matters, the role of the Agent & Disbursement Accounts, Notice of readiness & Legal Matters, Redelivery of the ship/off-hire concept

THE CHARTER MARKETS & SHIPBROKING

The Markets, Types of Charter, Chartering Negotiations, Role of the Broker & Commisions, Specialist brokers, Sale and Purchase Brokers

KEY DOCUMENTS IN SHIPPING

Definition of a Contract, Bill of Lading & their functions, Charter Parties, Cargo/Ship Offers, Other Documents

THE DEVELOPMENT OF SHIPS; SHIPPING CYCLES & MATHS

Revolutions in Shipping, Shipping Cycles & External Influences in Shipping, Laytime, Demurrage and Despatch Calculations, Voyage Estimates

THE GREEK SHIPPING MIRACLE

The evolution of Greek Shipping & the Future

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