CERTIFICATE IN SHIPPING

A VALIDATION GIVEN BY THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED SHIPBROKERS

STARTING DATE: OCTOBER 2018

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The Certificate in Shipping Course, a validation given by the Institute of Chartered
Shipbrokers, has been designed to provide participants with a comprehensive
and wide understanding of ships and shipping business


Course Outline

SHIPS AND TRADES
Reasons for Sea Transport, Shipping and trades, Types of ships, Maritime Geography & Trade Routes
THE BUSINESS AND THE PLAYERS
The Company, principals, intermediaries, The Practitioners – their role and their responsibilities, National and International Organisations, Classification and registration, Contracts in shipping
BILLS OF LADING
Term and types, Functions of B/Ls, Different types of B/L
SHIP MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS
The Structure of Ship Management Company, Crew Management
CHARTERING
The chartering markets, Types of charter, How a deal is made, authority and responsibility, after the fixture, Brokerage, specialist brokers
BULK CARRIER & TANKER DOCUMENTS
Types of Charter parties, Other documents
PORT AGENCY
Agent and his role / duties, Port Authorities, Port Services and the providers, cargo working, husbandry, local requirements, Basic laytime concepts
PORT AND CARGOES
The location, origin and facilities of ports.
LINER AGENCY DOCUMENTATION
The agency agreement, Space allocation, sales & marketing, dealing with cargo bookings, special cargo, documentation and consortia

Assessment

Participants are required to submit nine test papers of multiple choice questions plus an equivalent number of short written essays of about 150 words each. At the end of the course participants will be required to attend an assessment interview.
The best six out of the first eight test papers plus the mark obtained from the interview will count for the final mark.

Addressed to

It is ideal for:
- New entrants with little or no exposure to the industry
- All involved in executive shipping administration
- Applicants at the ICS Professional Maritime Programme who wish to attend an introductory course
- Investors, lawyers, financial managers and similar professionals working in the industry
- Suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, customs officers, export managers and retailers

 

Duration (Total 36 hours) & Hours

The duration is 36 hours and lectures take place from 19:00 to 21:00.

Dates

TBA

Fees

1200 Euros (including Tuition Fees, CIS Textbook, Workbook and study packs)

Certification

All participants passing the test papers and the interview will be awarded with a
certificate of attendance, given by the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.

Subsidy

The Course can be subsidized by the Greek Manpower Employment Organization
(O.A.E.D.) by LAEK 0, 24% Subsidy.


REGISTRATIONS

Registrations for the Course are now open!

In order to apply for the Certificate in Shipping Course, please use the Form bellow:

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