Background to Shipping

Content
2 courses

Price
€370.00

Description

eBSI is delighted to present in partnership with Coracle Online a 100% online course, certificated and mentor supported.

This course contains 10 activities, covering a range of topics, including:

  • BONUS FROM EBSI - We are including our Marine Transport Course to get you started while we on-board you onto the main certificate training! You will have instant access to that course when you complete your purchase.
  • Ships and Trade. Global shipping and trading patterns. Types of vessels. Maritime geography.
  • The Maritime Business and its players. Shipping companies: principals, intermediaries and practitioners: their role and responsibilities. National and International organisations. Classification and registration societies. Shipping contracts
  • Bills of Lading, the three functions and different types of Bills of lading.
  • Port Agency. Role and authority of an agent. Port services and the providers. Cargo working. Husbandry. Local requirements
  • Bulk Carrier and Tanker Documents. Charter parties and other documents. Basic laytime concepts.
  • Liner Agency Documentation. The agency agreement. Space allocation, sales and marketing, dealing with cargo bookings, special cargo. Documentation. Conferences and consortia
  • Chartering. The chartering markets and different types of charter. How the deal is made. The charterer’s authority and responsibility. Post fixture responsibilities. Brokerage.
  • Ports and Cargoes. The location, origins and facilities of ports. A selection of some ports with details of their import and export facilities
  • Ship Management and Operations. Different types of management – integral or independent managers. Roles and responsibilities of a ship management department

Assessments

At the end of each activity there is a test to be completed online.

You will receive instant feedback on your score with email confirmation.

Successful candidates will be awarded a certificate. Candidates must attempt ALL tests to complete the course.

The pass mark is 60%. A pass with merit is awarded if you score over 90%.

 

Access requirements

Access to the course is for a maximum of 9 months, there is no minimum time requirement and the average completion time is 2-3 months.

There are no course pre-requisites.

There are no technical requirements - any PC, tablet or smart phone with internet access can follow this course. 

Endorsements 

”Background to Shipping is very interesting, very useful and written in very simple understandable language… the course is simply perfect” – Juris Dombrovskis, Ship Agent at Wm H Muller Baltic Ltd

”The Background to Shipping course has helped me organize the knowledge I had about shipping and provided additional useful information. Even though English is a second language to me, I found the course easy to read and understand.” – Sabina Cimpoieru Ryan, UAE

TERMS AND CONDITIONS
By accepting the Terms and Conditions for using the online facility you declare that all information provided by you is correct. The falsification of any information provided by you, or the provision of incorrect information may result in the imposition of a financial penalty and/or expulsion from the eBSI Export Academy.

Payment by you to the eBSI Export Academy does not constitute a binding contract. The eBSI Export Academy reserves the right to subsequently amend or adjust any fee charged to the student by the online facility at the eBSI Export Academy’s own discretion.

A student may be denied permission to progress in his/her programme of study if all fees have not been paid in full.

The eBSI Export Academy may at any time at its sole discretion modify the terms of access to this facility. Your continued use of the facility following any such modification shall be deemed acceptance of such modification. Disputes arising from the use of this facility and the interpretation of the eBSI Export Academy’s Terms and Conditions are subject to the laws of the Republic of Ireland. Disputes will be brought before the Irish courts. The eBSI Export Academy reserves the right to institute proceedings in the country of your residence.

FEE REFUNDS POLICY
If, for whatever reason, you are unsatisfied with our service, you have the right to cancel your order within seven days of payment and get a full refund, in accordance with EU regulations with the exception of services that start before this cooling off period. To cancel an order, please send us an email at info@ebsi.ie quoting the Invoice No. you received from eBSI Export Academy, the reason for cancellation and the name of the person who made the transaction.

Following the cooling off period, eBSI Export Academy accepts no obligation to refund any fee (or part fee) paid by a student to the eBSI Export Academy or to a Student who withdraws from the course. A full refund will only be given to all applicants for courses which do not proceed.

If you disagree with any of the terms and conditions and/or with any other of the applicable provisions of the eBSI Export Academy Regulations you are not permitted to use this facility.

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