9 - 13 November 2020
Background to Shipping Training Course
5 days of expert insights. 2 exclusive site visits. Everything you need to know about shipping.
An A-Z Guide to the Shipping Industry
- Analysis of the global shipping markets
- A deep dive into global trade economics
- Latest update on sanctions
- An understanding of key regulations such as 2020 Sulphur Cap, SOLAS, STCW
- The role and importance of classification societies
Shipping operations and technology
- Understanding the bunker business
- Future fuels for shipping
- Salvage and wreck removal operations
- Digitalisation and cyber crime in the shipping industry
Law and finance
- Interactive session on maritime law - conventions, bills of lading and fundamental legislation
- Legal complexities of sale and purchase
- Key aspects of time and voyage charterparties
- Introduction to marine insurance
- How to finance a ship in today's market
Interactive sessions and site visits
- London Container Terminal (Tilbury Port) tour on day 1
- Tour of the IMO Headquarters on day 5
- Interactive session on maritime law explained
- Combating piracy simulation
- Chairman's tutorial: creating an industry map of the stakeholders
Dig deeper into the key aspects of shipping
Commercial: Analyse the global shipping markets and assess where the potential opportunities lie for your business
Technical: Examine the vessel life cycle and get to grips with the basic principles of ship design
Financial: Calculate the different options for financing ships in today's market
Legal: Assess the fundamental maritime laws and contractual obligations
Some of the lecturers featured in the 2019 programme:
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Who should attend?
This course is ideal for those who have recently joined the maritime sector and those who need to have a better understanding of the entire stakeholder relationship in the sector.
This introductory level course is relevant to:
- Maritime graduates and academics
- Maritime authorities
- Maritime lawyers
- Marine insurers and financiers
- Maritime technology specialists
- Maritime engineering contractors
- Port and terminal owners and operators
Organisations in Attendance
Previous attendees have included representatives from a diverse range of companies and organisations within the maritime sector.
Take your career further
The Background to Shipping Training Course is now officially CPD-accredited. Those attending the training will be able to claim a CPD certificate for their learning and networking activities.
For more information on the CPD accreditation, credits and how to claim your certificate, please email email@example.com.
What to expect from Background to Shipping
Understand the maritime industry stakeholders, commercial drivers and future trends.
Maritime fundamentals training programme – get to grips with the global maritime business.
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