Introduction to Shipping

03 Feb 2020 09:00AM - 05:00PM The Nautical Institute, 202 Lambeth Road, London, SE1 7LQ, United Kingdom Courses

Step into the shipping world with our new Introduction to Shipping course...

03 February 2020

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The Nautical Institute’s Introduction to Shipping course is designed to give maritime professionals with little or no experience of the industry an understaning of the sector and its components.

Course outline:

  • What is shipping?
  • Type of vessels
  • Ship and Shore organization / hierarchy
  • Commonly used shipping terms
  • Functionality of logistic chain
  • Members of maritime cluster
  • Basics of commercial shipping and marine insurance
  • Demolition industry 
  • Seafarers right to protection
  • Innovation and challenges in shipping

On completion of the one-day course, participants should have a basic understanding of the role and work of stakeholders in the maritime industry. This will help them to feel more comfortable working in a new field and allow their employers to benefit from their increased understanding and knowledge.

Course details...

Discounts available for Nautical Institute members and early-bird registrations

03 February 2020

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Location:  The Nautical Institute, 202 Lambeth Road, London, SE1 7LQ

Fees (+VAT): £400.00 (£375.00 for Nautical Institute members)

Book before 13 January 2020 and get £25.00 off!


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About The Nautical Institute

The Nautical Institute is an international representative body for maritime professionals involved in the control of seagoing ships. It provides a wide range of services to enhance the professional standing and knowledge of members, who are drawn from all sectors of the maritime world. Founded in 1971, it has over 50 branches worldwide and some 7,000 members in more than 120 countries.