Introduction to UK Shipping

  • Published: 6th September 2016
  • Last updated: 20th September 2018
  • Start date: 5 Jun 2019
  • End date: 5 Jun 2019
  • Start time: 9 a.m.
  • End time: 6 p.m.

UK Chamber of Shipping
30 Park Street

Introduction to UK Shipping is a one day course which will give participants an introduction to the UK maritime environment and the UK shipping industry - an essential course for those wishing to gain a better understanding of this diverse and dynamic industry.

The course provides guidance on the legal and administrative processes of shipping in the UK, as well as the numerous regulations that govern ships, ports, crew, trading and operations. 

Participants will learn from a variety of subject matter experts in interactive and up to date sessions on current issues. There will be opportunities to tailor the course to the participants on the day and to ask the UK Chamber experts any questions.

Spaces are strictly limited to a maximum of 20 and participants will receive a copy of our new Understanding UK Shipping book to take away with them. 

Members - £275 (VAT & booking fee applicable)
Non-Members - £475 (VAT & booking fee applicable)

Topics include:

  • Perceptions of Shipping
  • History of Shipping in the UK
  • Regulation of Ships
  • Ship types
  • Crewing and Employment
  • Running a shipping business in the UK
  • The UK shipping market
  • Trading and operating a ship
  • Ports and their customers
  • Customs rules
  • Passenger Shipping

The Introduction to UK Shipping course will also be run on the following dates:

2 Oct 2019

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