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20 - 23 August 2024
Live Digital


Essentials of Shipping

Navigating the Waves: A Comprehensive Exploration of the Essentials of Shipping – Bridging Commercial, Regulatory, and Technical Dimensions for Industry Professionals

Essentials of Shipping Course

This essentials of shipping training course is designed for shipping industry professionals wishing to acquire an understanding of the commercial, regulatory and technical elements of the marine shipping industry.

About the Course

This live online shipping course, delivered over 16 interactive hours over four consecutive days is essential for shipping industry professionals wishing to acquire an understanding of the commercial, regulatory and technical elements of the marine shipping industry.

The course is suitable for both commercial professionals who may benefit from fundamental technical knowledge; and for technical professionals to improve essential commercial aspects.

Who Will Benefit

This shipping course is designed for people who may have had no or limited exposure to all of the commercial, legal and technical aspects of the shipping industry but would benefit from an interconnected overview and perspective of how the industry operates.

  • New or recent entrants to the shipping or port industries
  • Ship charterers and chartering brokers
  • Bankers and Commodity Traders engaged in international trading
  • Lawyers and In-House Counsel
  • Ship Owners and In-House Ship Managers
  • Third-party ship managers provide commercial, technical or crew management
  • Flag State Administrators
  • Classification Societies
  • Port Authorities
  • Logistics providers, including freight forwarders and Non-Vessel Operating Common Carriers (NVOCCs)
  • Marine insurance underwriters, brokers and claims executives

Key Learning Objectives

  • The Global Maritime Supply Chain:
    – Its importance, the principal trades and vessel types
  • Flag Registers and Classification Societies:
    – Their separate but related functions and shipowner choices
  • Shipping Economics:
    – Supply and demand, freight market cycles, forecasting and hedging strategies
  • International Trade:
    – The essential role of Incoterms, bills of lading and letters of credit
  • Ship Chartering:
    – The principal charter types and the role of the shipbroker in negotiating and ‘fixing’ a charter
  • International Maritime Conventions:
    – The regulation of shipping and its enforcement
  • Ship Management:
    – Understanding the commercial, technical and crew management functions and operational impacts
  • Shipowner and Charterer Liabilities and Marine Insurance:
    – Understanding policy terms and cover
  • Sustainable Shipping:
    – Impacts of climate change, future fuels and remotely controlled or autonomous ships.

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Next Courses

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20 Aug 2024

4 days

12:00 16:00 Australia/Sydney

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Live Digital

Australia

Robert Gordon

English

AUD$2,995.00

20 Aug 2024

4 days

10:00 14:00 Singapore

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Live Digital

Singapore

Robert Gordon

English

SGD$2,995.00

  • 20 Aug 2024

    4 days, 12:00 16:00 Australia/Sydney

    location_on

    Live Digital

    Australia

    Language: English

    Trainer: Robert Gordon

    AUD$2,995.00

  • 20 Aug 2024

    4 days, 10:00 14:00 Singapore

    location_on

    Live Digital

    Singapore

    Language: English

    Trainer: Robert Gordon

    SGD$2,995.00

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Course Information

Instructional Delivery Method: Live Digital
Prerequisite & Advanced Preparation: Reading material will be sent prior to the course 

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Delivered by Capt. Robert Gordon

Capt. Gordon spent 20 years at sea as a deck officer, shipmaster and pilot before coming ashore to study maritime law at the University of Southampton. He then qualified as a Solicitor and practiced as a partner with admiralty law firm, Thomas Cooper in London. Capt. Gordon founded SEAsia P&I Services, which specialises in marine casualty investigation and P&I correspondent defence work.

Run this course in-house

Informa Connect Academy’s customised training solutions have helped organisations deliver tailored learning in different languages to suit every requirement.