Shipping markets may not behave in a systematic way but the way we understand them can be approached systematically. This course is designed to give reader a practical guide in the how and what such a systematic approach could be. It is based on the course director’s experience of over 20 years analysing shipping markets from a variety of perspectives for a variety of users and guides students in how to analyse the market, forecast changes and write an effective report for clients.
When: 8 September 2020
Where: Delivered online with the support of leading industry experts
Duration: 14 weeks
Qualification: Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Professional Development Certificate
New entrants in the shipping industry wanting an insight into market analysis, including those considering a career in international trade, shipping, banking, insurance, or connected industries where you need to understand the global shipping markets.
Mark Williams is the founder and managing director of Shipping Strategy Ltd, a maritime consultancy and training company based in Cambridge, UK. A well-regarded shipping industry personality and ambassador, Mark is a top 50 tanker industry leader, often quoted in the press, with BBC news appearances and many articles published. He has held management positions since 2000 and P&L responsibility since 2012.
Mark has 23 years’ experience across shipping markets, developing and managing commercial relationships with ship owners, charterers and the wider shipping industry, having worked for companies such Informa Plc, HSBC, Braemar Shipping Services PLC and Affinity (Shipping) LLP. Read more about Mark
We recently interviewed Mark about his thoughts on the industry and his advice for professionals in the field, looking at the future of Shipping Markets and how they have changed and developed.