Agenda

Singapore, Singapore
16 April - 17 April, 2018


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