Shipping & Bunker Training 2016 • London

AN INTRODUCTION TO SHIPPING

Tuesday 12 January 2016 ~ Full-day Course

This one-day course explains the basics of ships and the business of shipping and is suitable for new entrants to the maritime sector. It aims to educate and inform newcomers to shipping and those whose jobs require a basic grasp of how the industry works.

The course covers the essential elements of vessels, cargo and shipping. Subjects include:

  • trade routes
  • the fundamentals of shipping and ship types
  • the port environment
  • navigation, onboard ship organisation and manning
  • chartering, broking, classification and insurance
  • international maritime conventions
  • finance
  • bunkering
  • essential information on key technical, operational, legal and commercial issues.

The course content provides an indispensable checklist for those embarking on a career in the maritime industry or for those whose business requires an understanding of shipping commerce and practices.

 

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The price of this event includes lunch, refreshments and course materials.

Tuesday 12 January 2016
08:30 Course registration
08:50

Introduction

Course Director: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author, Past Chairman of IBIA

09:00 What is shipping?
  • The history
  • The activities
  • The market and world trade
09:45 The ships
  • Ship types and sizes
  • Speed and running costs
10:45 coffee-breakNetworking Coffee Break
11:00 The people
  • Manning
  • Organisation
  • Training
  • Daily work
11:45 Navigation and propulsion
  • Where are we?
  • Where are we going?
  • Ship machinery
  • Navigation and communications
12:15

Regulation and control

  • Flag state
  • Port state
  • Conventions and regulations
13:00 lunch-breakNetworking Lunch
13:45 Earning money
  • Charters
  • Brokers
  • Banks
  • Buying and selling ships
14:30 Ports
  • Geography
  • Infrastructure
  • Utility and organisation
15:15 coffee-breakNetworking Coffee Break
15:30 Safety and pollution
  • Water and atmospheric pollution
  • Ship safety
  • Salvage
16:00 Class and insurance
  • Class
  • P & I
  • Hull and Machinery
16:30 Shipping law and disputes
  • Disputes
  • Ship arrest
  • Maritime liens
  • Dispute resolution methods
  Q&A
16:50 Certificates
17:00 End of the Course

Registration Options

An Introduction to Shipping:

£595

An Introduction to Bunker Disputes:

£595

An Introduction to Fuel Measurement:

£595

Two courses - save 10%:

£1071

All three courses - save 15%:

£1517

 

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