CERTIFICATE IN SHIPPING

A VALIDATION GIVEN BY THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED SHIPBROKERS

STARTING DATE: 6 MAY 2019

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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

THE PLANET, PEOPLE & TRADE

Reasons for Sea Transport, Demand for Shipping and trades/cargoes, Maritime Geography & Climate

THE GROWTH OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE & SHIPPING

Growth of Seaborne Trade and Merchant shipping fleet, Development of Modern Ships, Major Trade Routes, Canals & Waterways

THE SHIPS

Types of Ships, Liner vs Tramp Shipping, Design of Ships, Life Cycle of Ships

THE ROLE OF PORTS

The location, origin and facilities of ports, Infrastructure and Cargo Operations, Port Management & Ownership, Port Congestion and turnaround time at port

THE VOYAGE

Shipping Practitioners, Preparing the Ship for Cargo, Voyage instructions, Bunkers & Crew Matters, the role of the Agent & Disbursement Accounts, Notice of readiness & Legal Matters, Redelivery of the ship/off-hire concept

THE CHARTER MARKETS & SHIPBROKING

Chartering markets, Types of charter, how a deal is made, After the fixture, Brokerage, Specialist brokers, Sale and Purchase Brokers

KEY DOCUMENTS IN SHIPPING
Definition of a Contract, Bill of Lading & their functions, Charter Parties, Cargo/Ship Offers, Other Documents

THE DEVELOPMENT OF SHIPS; SHIPPING CYCLES & MATHS

Revolutions in Shipping, Navigation, Ship Construction and Propulsion, The Container Revolution, Shipping Cycles & External Influences in Shipping, Laytime, Demurrage and Despatch Calculations, Voyage Estimates

THE GREEK SHIPPING MIRACLE

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 32 hours)

The duration is 32 hours and lectures take place from 19:00 to 21:00.

Dates

06/05, 08/05, 13/05, 15/05, 20/05, 22/05, 27/05, 29/05 & 05/06, 06/06, 10/06, 12/06, 18/06, 19/06, 24/06, 26/06 & 27/06

Fees

1200 Euros (including Tuition Fees, CIS Textbook &Workbook and extra reading material)

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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