Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers

Tanker Chartering

Duration: 60 Hours

Accreditation: None

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

The aim of this course on Tanker Chartering is to provide a working knowledge to the candidates on a very important sector of the shipping industry – the oil tanker sector, mainly involving the shipping of bulk oil commodities.

Shipping Law

Duration: 60 Hours

Accreditation: None

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

Shipping law is a complex and fascinating specialized area of law. It brings together many aspects of law (e.g. contract, tort, bailment, agency) together with a plethora of international conventions attempting to harmonize and regulate the legal arrangements between states in order to facilitate trade and reduce conflict.

Shipping Finance

Duration: 60 Hours

Accreditation: None

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

Finance is at the heart of global industries and shipping is no exception. Without access to appropriate finance, the maritime industry as we know it would cease to exist. Whether it is the purchase of a ship, investment in a shipping start-up or the outlay into research and development, finance is the engine of progress in the shipping world.

Shipping Business

Duration: 60 Hours

Accreditation: None

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

International shipping is a huge enterprise involving operations of massive multi-million dollar assets and movement of 90% of the world’s trade. With this, shipping continues to be in demand in the import and export of goods. Shipping business is the business of shipping with all its complexity.

Ship Sale & Purchase

Duration: 60 Hours

Accreditation: None

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

The ship sale and purchase market is cyclical, and at times volatile. Trading conditions for ship sale and purchase, whether generally or for ships in specific sectors, can change quickly in response to global economic conditions.

Ship Operations & Ship Management

Duration: 60 Hours

Accreditation: None

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

The thousands of ships, vessels and craft that are trading in the world today all have to be operated and managed. For some maritime operations, the task is a relatively straightforward one, but it becomes more challenging as the venture increases in size and complexity. Ship management and the operation of ships is a crucial branch of shipbroking.

Port and Terminal Management

Duration: 60 Hours

Accreditation: None

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

Port and Terminal Managements have had to adapt fast to meet rising demand driven by continuing high levels of world trade. Globalization is putting port and terminal models under increasing pressure to remain competitive in fickle cargo markets.

Port Agency

Duration: 60 Hours

Accreditation: None

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

The aim of this course on Port Agency is to guide the candidates through this fascinating aspect of the shipping industry and to prepare the candidate for taking up a position in Port Agent’s office.

Offshore Support Industry

Duration: 60 Hours

Accreditation: None

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

The offshore oil and gas business is a truly global and international industry. It supplies the energy needs for world’s industrial nations, vital cooking and heating supplies for the growing global population and employment, wealth and security for many millions of families across the planet. The exploration and production of offshore oil and gas is a global industry of staggering proportion.

Multi-Modal Transport

Duration: 60 Hours

Accreditation: None

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

The Multimodal transport is the transport of goods using at least two different modes of transport, under a multimodal transport contract, from a place located in a country in which the multimodal transport operator takes the products under its custody, to another place designated for the delivery, located in a different country.

Marine Insurance

Duration: 60 Hours

Accreditation: None

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

This course in Marine Insurance delivers the essential knowledge and expertise required to build and enhance the candidate’s understanding of the marine insurance industry, including an examination of cargo insurance; hull and machinery insurance; P & I insurance and how they work in practice.

Liner Trade

Duration: 60 Hours

Accreditation: None

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

Liner shipping is the service of transporting goods by means of high-capacity, ocean-going ships that transit regular routes on fixed schedules. There are approximately 400 liner services in operation today, most providing weekly departures from all the ports that each service calls. Liner vessels, primarily in the form of containerships and roll-on/roll-off ships, carry about 60 percent of the goods by value moved internationally by sea each year.

Legal Principles in Shipping Business

Duration: 60 Hours

Accreditation: None

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

The aim of this course is to enhance the participants’ knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to have a general understanding of the principles of the law relating to matters frequently encountered in shipping business.

Introduction to Shipping

Duration: 60 Hours

Accreditation: None

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

The aim of this course is to introduce the candidates to the basics of Shipping including the theory of trade, the commercial geography, the demand for shipping as a principle mode of transportation to support trade, familiarization with the various types of ships and the wide range of practitioners in the shipping industry.

Economics of Sea Transport & International Trade

Duration: 60 Hours

Accreditation: None

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

Maritime Economics is the application of economic analysis to all the functions involved in moving the goods and people by sea.

Dry Cargo Chartering

Duration: 60 Hours

Accreditation: None

Attendance: 100% attendance is required

Assessment: Yes

The aim of this course on Dry Cargo Chartering is to provide a working knowledge to the candidates on a very important sector of the shipping industry – the dry cargo sector, mainly involving the shipping of bulk commodities.