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Diploma in Ship and Port Agency

Exploring the agents’ essential duties and obligations to the ship or cargo owner in port, and the vital role they play in the supply chain

Starts 12 February 2018

Delivered by tutored distance learning

Diploma in Ship and Port Agency

Ship and Port Agents provide a varied and vital role within the overall supply chain and operate in a highly competitive marketplace for their services. Rapid change in the supply chain requires existing agents to engage in CPD and ensure they stay on top of their profession. This Diploma for Ship and Port Agents course includes:
• a thorough examination of the modern agent’s role
• the different services required and provided
• core commercial skills
• legal issues for agents and
• the latest contemporary issues in the sector

When: 12 February 2018
Where: Delivered online with the support of leading industry experts
Duration: 12 months
Qualification: Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Professional Development Diploma, awarded by North Kent

Ideal for:
• Early or mid-career ship and port agents wishing to develop their knowledge
• Experienced agents wishing to update their knowledge and prepare for fresh challenges
• General managers and operations managers at agency companies
• Seafarers wanting to move into a shore based role with an agency
• Professionals wishing to develop a role in ship and port agency
• Shipping company personnel wishing to understand the work of the agent

Course Modules | Courses Fees | About Online Learning


11 MODULES AVAILABLE

  • Ships and the Maritime Environment
  • The Work of the Ship and Port Agent
  • Commercial Relationships
  • Ship Documentation
  • Cargo Documentation
  • What Agents Need to Know about Chartering
  • Port Agency Operations
  • Legal Aspects of Ship and Port Agency and Insurance
  • Finance, Accounting, Credit Management
  • Contemporary Issues
  • Case Study: Current Issues in Ship and Port Agency

 

Download the full course syllabus to find out more about each module and what you will learn on the course.


I was impressed with the way the Ship Agent Diploma was delivered, the data and the useful information we gained from this course. I would recommend this course for all who are involved in the maritime industry as it contributes to the continuing professional development needs of everyone in it.

M.El Zein, Sea Pride Enterprise


Course Director

darrell bate 1

Darrell Bate
Head of Quality Assurance in Further Education
and Ofsted Inspector

He has worked in both colleges and private training providers in a number of curriculum roles including lecturer, Head of School, Quality Manager and Senior Manager. In 2009 he was appointed additional inspector with Ofsted and now inspects for them on a freelance basis. His current role is the lead manager for performance and data at a large London further education college.

Darrell is joined by a host of expert authors, you can read more here.


I would definitely recommend the course as I found it very useful to my professional development in the shipping business

          R.Pinto, LBH Group


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