An Introduction to Shipping

Singapore, Singapore
16 April - 17 April, 2018

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On completion of this course, delegates will:

  • 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


Course Director
Christopher Lennon MBA, LLB, DipICArb, FCIArb, AIPN Director, Stone Falcon Corporate & Legal Consulting Ltd

Chris has 27 years’ experience within the oil, gas and maritimeindustries and over 17 years teaching experience in a number of universities across a wide range of subjects including marine contracts, insurance, and Admiralty Law. He has worked/consulted extensively within the field of maritime supply chain management and sea bound international logistics.


What Past Attendees Say

“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