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Certificate in Container Shipping

Informa Connect
12 weeks
Full time/part time
Graduate diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
Online / Distance
London
English
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About this program

Certificate in Container Shipping

Learn the commercial, technical and operational aspects of liner shipping and maritime container logistics.

A comprehensive online professional development course on liner trade and maritime container logistics.

Program content

  • Module 1 – Introduction to Container Shipping, Principles, Evolution and Trade Route
  • Module 2 – Container Ship Characteristics, Terminology, Layout and Stowage Planning
  • Module 3 – The Container: Types, Terminology, Management, Packing and Security
  • Module 4 – Container Logistics, Supply Chain Principles, Port and Terminal Operations and Operators
  • Module 5 – Container Shipping Costs, Revenue and Freight Rates
  • Module 6 – Container Shipping Business, Regulations and Documentation

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the institute website for more information.

Program delivery

How you'll learn

Every course is broken down into manageable modules, designed to accelerate your learning process through diverse learning activities:

  • Work through your instructional material online
  • Interact with your peers and learning facilitators through the online forum to discuss subject related issues and to network with your fellow learners
  • Investigate relevant, real-world case studies
  • Apply what you learn each week to ongoing project

Tuition

  • UK Individuals and UK Companies (VAT): £1799 + VAT @ 20%
  • EU Individuals and EU Companies (No VAT to pay): £1799 | $2429
  • Individual or Company outside the EU (No VAT to pay): £1799 | $2429

Qualification

Your Digital Badge!

You can now have a digital version of your Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Certification!

Powered by Credly, your Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Digital Badge is an online version of your credentials that contains a description of your Award, Demonstrated Skills and what it took to obtain your Certificate qualification.

What you'll learn

  • The global economic developments, origins and principles of containerisation, evolution of scheduled services and the emergence of container ports around the world.
  • The types and characteristics of container ships that are deployed in the carriage of international maritime transport including their dimensions
  • The types of container that are used in the carriage of a variety of cargo on board container vessels in international maritime transport.
  • The role of container ship operations in international logistics including the evolution of ports, inland container distribution centres and ship service patterns to manage seaborne transport in the global supply chain.
  • The various costs and revenue components of managing and operating scheduled container liner shipping services on a global scale.
  • The business operations of container shipping companies, explaining how they manage ships through strategies such as alliances and consortia.

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Informa Connect

149 Tottenham Court Rd, Fitzrovia
W1T 7AD London
United Kingdom

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