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An Introduction to Shipping

16 – 17 April 2018, Mandarin Orchard Hotel, Singapore

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overview

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the maritime supply chain that underpins shipping activities and operations
  • Become familiar with some of the international conventions on the carriage of goods by sea and know what an international trade route is
  • Appreciate commercial aspects of Ship Economics,
  • Operations & Management
  • Know about various vessel types servicing shipping trades
  • Grasp the fundamentals of how different types of seagoing vessel are classified
  • Gain a familiarity and understanding of marine insurance
  • Know what INCOTERMS are and how they apply to international maritime activities
  • Understand what a charterparty is and the different types of them
  • Grasp the fundamental aspects of the bulk cargo trade
  • Be familiar with Roles and Responsibilities of key personnel in the Marine Sector

Who Should Attend

  • Newcomers to the industry wanting to add to or update their knowledge of the shipping industry
  • Those entering into contracts with charter parties such as commodity owners/suppliers
  • Clients of shipping companies and service providers and state, federal, local government
  • Port infrastructure owners

Testimonials

“Well presented, good material and the course was very interesting.”
Dewi Sulistyaningsih, Project Administration and Monitoring Dept. Head, PT. MRT Jakarta

“Topics are very interesting; the speaker spoke clearly, well organized and easily understand his lessons.”
Jalamayan Mari Quita, Accountant, Department of Energy

“I like how the story telling was in line with the context, speaker provides simple explanations and examples and his presentation and
communication skills are good.”
Pongsak Krukanont, Business Development Manager, Glow Energy Co. Ltd

“Interesting, informative and practical; it does help in my job.”
Tan Wan Teng, Rebecca, Senior Quantity Surveyor, M+W Singapore Pte Ltd

trainer

Christopher Lennon MBA, LLB, DipICArb, FCIArb, AIPN An Introduction to Shipping

Christopher Lennon MBA, LLB, DipICArb, FCIArb, AIPN

Director, Stone Falcon Corporate & Legal Consulting Ltd

Agenda

THE MARITIME SUPPLY CHAIN

  • What is a supply chain?
  • Forward and backward vertical integration explained
  • Horizontal integration
  • Economies of Scale and Scope
  • Outsourcing/Insourcing
  • Integrated maritime supply chains

THE GLOBAL SHIPPING INDUSTRY

  • Industry structure – how the industry government, peak bodies and other stakeholders fit
  • Ship chartering and ship management
  • The key differences between liner trades and bulk (drybulk and tanker)
  • General examination of cargos
    • Tanker trades
    • Liner trades
    • Bulk trades/cargo (wet and dry)
    • Special purposes
  • Flags and taxes
  • Fleet deployment

MARITIME ECONOMIC OVERVIEW

  • The economics behind the International freight market
  • Market cycles
  • The international shipping/ trading environment and where Asia fits

INTERNATIONAL TRADE ROUTES

  • Historical maritime trade routes
  • Modern maritime routes
  • Socio-economic and political impacts of trade routes

INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS, CONVENTIONS AND LEGAL ASPECTS

  • IMO
  • The Classification Societies, Port State Control
  • Lloyds
  • The regulatory regime and international conventions
  • UNCTAD
  • SOLAS
  • ISM Code
  • ISPS Code

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF KEY PERSONNEL IN THE MARINE SECTOR

  • Different roles and responsibilities of personnel in the maritime industry, including;
  • Seafarers (the shipboard organisation)
  • Agents
  • Freight forwarders
  • Insurance brokers
  • Shipbrokers
  • Pilots
  • Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
  • Unions

VESSEL TYPES & DESIGN OVERVIEW

  • The evolution of the design of merchant ships
  • Examining various vessels servicing shipping trades
    • Liner trades
    • Bulk trades/cargo
    • Tanker trades
  • Basic cost/economics of ship design/construction/time frames
  • Vessel classification and certification

COMMERCIAL ASPECTS OF SHIP ECONOMICS, OPERATIONS & MANAGEMENT

  • Demand and supply scenarios
  • The cost structure of a voyage (freight)
  • Fleet deployment, operations and costs
  • Capacity issues
  • Marine administration and documentation
  • Ship finance
  • Bulk trades
  • Liner trades
  • Conferences
  • Consortia
  • Tariffs

PORT & TERMINAL OPERATIONS

  • The structural fundamentals of a port facility and service industries
  • Shipboard loading and discharge of equipment
  • Port management
  • The port/terminal/vessel interface and cargo handling
  • The cargo handling features of a modern port catering for the following cargoes
    • Breakbulk
    • Unitised
    • Containerised
    • Bulk
    • Bulk liquids
  • Port scheduling
  • Current port congestion issues

MARINE INSURANCE

  • The scope of marine insurance
  • Some different types of policies
  • Insurable interest
  • Subrogation and ‘double’ insurance
  • Assignment
  • Warranties – express and implied
  • Deviation
  • Institute Cargo Clauses A, B and C
  • Cargo Insurance and Claims
  • Laytime and Demurrage
  • Role of P & I
  • Hull and Machinery

INCOTERMS AND ASSOCIATED SHIPPING DOCUMENTATION

  • EXW; FCA; CPT; CIP; DAT; DAP; DDP; FAS; FOB; CFR; CIF
  • Bills of Lading

THE HAGUE VISBY RULES AND THE HAMBURG RULES
THE CHARTERING PROCESS

  • Forms, clauses, expressions and responsibilities
  • Legal characteristics and commercial usage
  • How risk is allocated
  • Sub-letting vessels
  • Demise
  • Time
  • Voyage
    • Laytime and demurrage
    • Freight
    • The difference between time and voyage charters

 SHIPS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

  • Waste from ships – MARPOL
  • Antifouling regulations
  • Greenhouse gas emissions
  • Oil Spills
  • Ballast water management
  • Port facilities for vessel waste disposal

when & where

16 - 17 Apr 2018

Mandarin Orchard Singapore, by Meritus
333 Orchard Road, Singapore 238867
Tel: +65 6831 6062 | Fax: +65 6737 3130
Mobile No.: +65 8298 9442
Contact Person: Tan Ai Li
Email: aili.tan@meritushotels.com
Website: www.meritushotels.com

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