Anatomy of Shipping and Supply Management-PSPS 8005

12th April - 16th April 2021 (Accra, Ghana) 14th June - 18th June 2021 (London, UK) 11th October - 15th October 2021 (London, UK)

Course Overview

The shipping sector is a dynamic and international economic related sector which is capital intensive. In order to be successful in the shipping and port related industries, an intense understanding of the dynamics is required and right decisions have to be made.

This course is designed for senior managers, managers who work in the shipping departments of industries as well as consultancy professionals in finance, management and legal who want to have an insight into the shipping business and understand the fundamentals of shipping, its drivers and dynamics.


Learning Outcome

  • Understanding the fundamentals and dynamics of shipping
  • Know the shipping markets-liner, tanker, bulk, gas and cruise
  • Understanding the role of ports in shipping
  • Acquire knowledge of the policies and procedures that affect ports and shipping
  • Obtain in-depth knowledge on ship management, ship finance and insurance. 
  • Acquire skills for proper planning, management and monitoring shipping activities
  • Understand the basic function of ports and shipping
  • Understanding trade and freight
  • Obtaining the information on goods being traded
  • Identifying problems that can occur in international trade


Indicative Contents

  • Overview of the shipping business and supply management
  • Characteristics of goods and the impact on the handling process
  • Concepts of route planning and scheduling for the movement of goods
  • Ship management, ship finance and insurance
  • Commercial and international shipping laws and legislations
  • Ship Management: Commercial and technical
  • Understanding the role of collection, storage and distribution
  • Regulatory and enforcement bodies for movement of goods within own country
  • Communication and information technology
  • Latest trends and developments in this field
  • Geo-political and economic change
  • Carriage of goods at sea, required contracts and documentation 


More Detail
Duration This is a one-week programme spread over 5 working days. working days
Certification A certificate of completion is issued on successful completion of the programme.
Location Accra-Ghana, London-UK
Travel and accommodation Travel and accommodation to be paid for at source by delegates
Fees Course fees for tuition, materials and certification: £4,000(Excl.VAT) per delegate for 1 week
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