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Introduction to Ships, Ports and Terminals

A free online course that covers general cargo ships, the classification of charters and signing charter agreements.

Publisher: ADU
This free online course on ships, ports and terminals introduces you to the importance of ships in transportation, as well as the basics of general cargo vessels. You will learn about the different classifications of charters, as well as the concept of voyage chartering, and registration processes for ships. Start this course today to improve your understanding of maritime operations in ships, ports as well as terminals.
Introduction to Ships, Ports and Terminals
  • Duration

    4-5 Hours
  • Students

    698
  • Accreditation

    CPD

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Outcome

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Description

Introduction to Ships, Ports and Terminals is a free online course that begins by introducing you to the reason why ships are important in transportation, as well as the basics of general cargo vessels. It will also ground you in the importance of the intact stability criteria and cargo-carrying capacity for a general cargo vessel. The different aspects of ship operations in carrying out maritime logistic processes, as well as chartering agreements, will also be covered in this course.

The material then explains the different classifications of charters, as well as the concept of voyage chartering and registration processes for ships. You will learn about the maritime chain of transportation, as well as the various segments of the shipping market. This course also will teach you the roles of the shipping company or carrier, as well as the main assets of the freight forwarder.

Furthermore, you will get familiar with the importance of ports and terminals, as well as the complexity of global port operations. Learn about the different classifications of ports and terminals, as well as the various differences between them. This free online course will be of great interest to those involved in maritime supply-chain logistics, moving cargo by sea, and the general operations of ships, ports and terminals.

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