CERTIFICATE IN SHIPPING COURSE

Dates:

13/05, 15/05, 20/05, 22/05, 24/05, 27/05, 29/05, 10/06, 12/06, 17/06, 19/06 & 20/06

Duration:

12 Sessions

Hours:

19:30 – 21:30 (GMT +02)

Fees:

€1200
(Including tuition fees, CIS Book & reading material)

The Certificate in Shipping Course (Understanding Shipping) has been designed, by the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, to provide participants with a comprehensive and wide understanding of shipping market. It is taught by shipping experts and is ideal for new entrants with no or little exposure to the shipping industry.

STUDY METHOD & ASSESSMENTS

Study Method

Classes are conducted online during the evening hours from 19:30 to 21:30 through the HMC Educational Platform.

Assessment

Participants are required to submit online multiple-choice questions plus short written essays of about 300 words.

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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

  • New entrants with little or no exposure to the shipping industry
  • All involved in executive shipping administration
  • Investors, lawyers, financial managers and similar professionals working in the industry
  • Suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, customs officers, export managers and other professionals providing services to the shipping industry

All participants passing successfuly the test papers and essays will be awarded with a certificate of completion issued by the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.

Tutors

  • Dr Konstantinos Galanis
    FICS, Director of Operations, Dido Shipping Co SA

    Dr Konstantinos Galanis

    The Certificate in Shipping Course (Understanding Shipping) has been designed, by the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, to provide participants with a comprehensive and wide understanding of shipping market. It is taught by shipping experts and is ideal for new entrants with no or little exposure to the shipping industry.

  • Simon Ward
    FICS, Director, Ursa Shipbrokers S.A.

    Simon ward

    The Certificate in Shipping Course (Understanding Shipping) has been designed, by the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, to provide participants with a comprehensive and wide understanding of shipping market. It is taught by shipping experts and is ideal for new entrants with no or little exposure to the shipping industry.

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