Understanding UK Shipping

  • Published: 2nd October 2019
  • Last updated: 3rd October 2019
  • Date: 14 Oct 2020
  • Start time: 9 a.m.
  • End time: 6 p.m.

UK Chamber of Shipping
30 Park Street
England, SE1 9EQ

Understanding 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.

Understanding UK Shipping

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