Freight – Cargos, vessels, routes & operations

Freight & Shipping — Markets & Trading

About the online training programme

This course covers the shipping of vessels across the international waterways. It is explained how different types of cargos are classified, what types of vessels are used for shipment and what routes are most common. Furthermore, ship operations can be mastered, as well as the chartering of vessels. In addition, attention is given to chartering and how this can be arranged for. In other words, this course provides the fundamentals of freight.

Course Contents

This course covers the following video lessons:

  1. Supply chain
  2. Means of transport
  3. Freight defined
  4. Construct or contract
  5. Shipment operations – Bill of lading
  6. Shipment operations – Loading & unloading
  7. Shipment operations – Lay time versus layday
  8. Shipment operations – NOR, demurrage & despatch
  9. Routes
  10. Well-known land- & seamarks
  11. Cargo – Types of cargo
  12. Cargo – Types of cargo – Container
  13. Cargo – Types of cargo – Dry bulk
  14. Cargo – Types of cargo – Wet bulk
  15. Types of vessels – Dry bulk vessels
  16. Types of vessels – Wet cargo vessels
  17. Types of vessels – Barges
  18. Shipping codes – Capesize
  19. Shipping codes – Panamax
  20. Chartering – Chartering & charter types
  21. Chartering – Charter types – Trip charter
  22. Chartering – Charter types – Time charter
  23. Chartering – Charter types – Bareboat charter
  24. Chartering – Charter types – Demise charter
  25. Chartering – Insurance
  26. International Maritime Organization – IMO
  27. International Maritime Organization – IMO  codes
  28. Freight trading – Shipowner, charterer & broker
  29. Freight trading – Freight contracts
  30. Freight trading – OTC markets & exchanges

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Our Purpose

Entrima provides learning services for professionals in the commodity & energy markets.

Content & Context

Entrima’s mission is to transfer knowledge regarding the business, controls & operations of parties in (or relating to) the wholesale markets.

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