MP4 | Video: h264, 1280×720 | Audio: AAC, 44.1 KHz, 2 Ch
Genre: eLearning | Language: English + srt | Duration: 41 lectures (2h 27m) | Size: 1.26 GB
Understanding ships, ports and the process of formation and management of an agency in the maritime industry
What you’ll learn
Understand the agent-principal relationship and how the agency is formed
Get in-depth knowledge of shipping and port agency operations
Know the duties and responsibilities of a shipping or port agent
Know the duties and responsibilities of a principal
Identify ship types and know ship measurement terminologies
Be familiar with registration, classification and surveys of ships
Know about ship and cargo documentations required for clearance and processing at ports
Be familiar with ship’s clearance with a Port Authority and Customs
Be familiar with voyage and time charter parties
Understand general average and know about the duties of an agent is general average is declared
Know about an agent’s role in freight collection
Be informed about port technology and port community computer system
Interest in shipping and port agency
No industry experience needed. You will learn all you need to know.
Be a beginner or professional in the industry
This course has been prepared to provide very useful and specific details about shipping and port agency. The topics range from the formation of an agency and the relationship of the agent and the principal. The duties and responsibilities of an agent and that of the principal, who have gone into a contractual agreement.
Shipping and port agency as a course is sufficiently covered in this course and there are copious information for anyone who is planning on becoming an agent. You shall be enlightened about ships, their certifications and some of the authorities that regulate the industry. Even as a professional, you can expand your knowledge base by enrolling in this course.
Ship or Port Agents are mainly the people who coordinate and ensure processes at ports or harbours are adequately and properly handled for port and customs clearance of ships. They play vital roles in the commercial shipping industry and require special skills and expertise to sufficiently meet up with their duties.
As an agent, you will be very familiar with port and customs clearance procedures in the ports. You shall liaise regularly with the ship master and crew whenever they are in port and attend to their every need, as may be required by the terms of your contract. All these are explained in this course.
Technology is a critical element in driving the ports of the future. Agents are expected to key into port technological advances in order to be relevant in the modern ports of today. Some types of port technologies are highlighted in this course.
Who this course is for
Beginners who require basic and extensive knowledge in shipping or port agency
Industry professionals seeking more hands-on knowledge in the industry
Students interested in professional and academic certifications
ICS students sitting for Port Agency exam