Build your understanding of the maritime industry through this comprehensive introduction to the commercial, technical and legal environment in which the Australian ports and the global shipping industry functions.
Key Learning Outcomes:
Review the industry from a global perspective, its terminology and stakeholders. Discover shippings commercial, logistical, economic and trade components. Recognise the fundamental technical issues of handling each type of cargo within the modern port. Gain a working knowledge of ship operations, port management, supply services and the chartering process Understand vessel types and design overview including loading and discharge Identify the essential elements of documentation associated with maritime trade. Recognise the contractual and legal environment under which shipping functions. Comprehend the influence of major organisations such as IMO, Flag States and classification societies. Appreciate marine pollution, health, safety, security and the impact on the supply chain.
About the Course:
This course is designed to introduce individuals who are working within the spectrum of WST (World Seaborne Trade) and in businesses directly or indirectly linked to industries associated with international shipping, trade, logistics and supply services. The nature of international shipping requires the services of many parties and organisations, and this course addresses how many of these contribute to the provision of a reliable and cost effective shipping and logistics solution. Basic obligations incurred under various contracts of carriage are explained, along with marine insurance cover, how its governed and has developed its own unique features through its own Act of Parliament at the national level whilst IMO looks after the enforcement in the global arena.
Category: Conferences | Engineering and Technology | Engineering
Price: $2744.50 AUD
From: October 13, 2014 09:00
To: October 14, 2014 17:00
Informa Australia, George Street, 4000, Brisbane, Australia