Guide to Chartering Ships



Product Description

Guide to Chartering Ships from Coracle is a bundle of activities, combined to make a course to prepare you for a career in commercial shipping and the marine industry.

Aimed at: anyone with an interest in the commercial aspects of the shipping sector.

Ideal for: Candidates of Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) Diploma and PQE exams as it covers the syllabus for Shipping Business, Dry Cargo Chartering, Tanker Chartering, Ship Sale & Purchase and Ship Operations and Management. 

What's included:

General course on Shipping Business. This specially created bundle of activities is designed to give you a good overview of the main sectors in the shipping industry. It covers the mandatory Shipping Business syllabus for candidates of Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) Diploma and PQE exams. The course covers Shipping Business Entities, Sectors and all the ins and outs of the industry, offers an insight into shipping organisations, their role and contributions as well as their methods of business communications.

Tanker chartering. These modules cover the differences in tankers and the cargoes carried, how freight markets operate, derivative markets, the range of contracts in use, bills of lading and worldscale.

Dry Cargo chartering. These modules cover the differences in various types of dry cargo vessels, the cargoes they carry and their trade routes, specifically covering the nature, characteristics, hazards and stowage requirements of the four main dry commodities: Coal, Ore, Grain and Fertilizers. We look at documentation in the industry, including trading contracts such as FFAs.

The Sale & Purchase section goes into more detail about ship design features, geography of shipyards for construction, repair and demolition, registration procedures, classification of ships, sale contracts, financing and insurance of ship purchases and the role of valuations.

Ship Operations and Management covers ship and cargo types from a management and operations perspective, registration, classification, port state control, the ISM Code, crewing, marine insurance, bunker management and voyage estimating.

Guide to Bills of Lading. This guide looks at how Bills of Lading (B/L) work from a practical viewpoint, explaining how errors in their completion can cause problems, alerting you to the potential for fraud, and highlighting areas where you should be particularly cautious.

Product Information

Product TypeLearning Line Courses
Price (excl. tax)£275.00
Price (incl. tax)£275.00
Availability Available
Brand coracleonline
Summary Uniquely selected activities to prepare you for a career in commercial shipping
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Study time 45-50 hours