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Starting 21 January 2021

Delivered by digital learning over 12 weeks

Learn the commercial, technical and operational aspects of liner shipping and maritime container logistics

The complete professional development course on liner trade and maritime container logistics

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We can customise it to meet your specific training requirements. Contact James Cullen or call +44 (0)20 7017 4174.

Certificate in Container Shipping


Core Modules
Core Modules
  • Module 1 - Introduction to Container Shipping, Principles, Evolution and Trade Route
  • Module 2 - Container Ship Characteristics, Terminology, Layout and Stowage Planning
  • Module 3 - The Container: Types, Terminology, Management, Packing and Security
  • Module 4 - Container Logistics, Supply Chain Principles, Port and Terminal Operations and Operators
  • Module 5 - Container Shipping Costs, Revenue and Freight Rates
  • Module 6 - Container Shipping Business, Regulations and Documentation
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What you'll learn
What you'll learn
  • The global economic developments, origins and principles of containerisation, evolution of scheduled services and the emergence of container ports around the world.
  • The types and characteristics of container ships that are deployed in the carriage of international maritime transport including their dimensions
  • The types of container that are used in the carriage of a variety of cargo on board container vessels in international maritime transport.
  • The role of container ship operations in international logistics including the evolution of ports, inland container distribution centres and ship service patterns to manage seaborne transport in the global supply chain.
  • The various costs and revenue components of managing and operating scheduled container liner shipping services on a global scale.
  • The business operations of container shipping companies, explaining how they manage ships through strategies such as alliances and consortia.


How you'll learn
How you'll learn

Every course is broken down into manageable modules, designed to accelerate your learning process through diverse learning activities:

  • Work through your instructional material online
  • Interact with your peers and learning facilitators through the online forum to discuss subject related issues and to network with your fellow learners
  • Investigate relevant, real-world case studies
  • Apply what you learn each week to ongoing project submissions
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Your Digital Badge!
Your Digital Badge!

You can now have a digital version of your Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Certification!

Powered by Credly, your Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Digital Badge is an online version of your credentials that contains a description of your Award, Demonstrated Skills and what it took to obtain your Certificate qualification.

Also, your Digital Badge allows you to get labor market insights data including job openings, salary ranges and selected top employers, and you can display the badge in your email signature, electronic copies of your resume and on social media sites like LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter!

Digital Badge

100% Online - Learn from wherever you are!


At Lloyd’s Maritime Academy, lifelong learning is a concept that we’re passionate about and for this reason, we make it as accessible and flexible for our students.

Online learning puts you in control of your learning – especially suitable for all of us in the maritime industry where we often spend time away from home. With our courses you are free to study when, where and how you choose, and in the style and the speed that is right for you. Early morning, in a work break, late at night - it is entirely up to you so you can fit your education around your work and/or family commitments.

So what’s stopping you? Get in touch today and find out how we can help provide you with a timely career boost.

Why choose Lloyd's Maritime Academy

  • Accessible – 24/7 availability from wherever you have an internet connection
  • Flexible – take control of where, when, how and the rate at which you study
  • Professional – industry leading course directors and tutors
  • Quality – study the same course used by corporations for internal training
  • Network – with tutors and like-minded professionals from around the world. Use our online tutorial forum to ask questions and share knowledge
  • Save money – no additional travel or accommodation costs