Key Elements of Shipping

Singapore 13 - 15 March 2018: A 3-day intensive learning course, providing a comprehensive overview of the dynamics and challenges of the maritime industry.

About the course 

The course is taught by senior academics together with leading marine industry professionals. The concept is to provide a balance of both theory and market practice which is then reinforced through topical case studies. The focus is on ensuring active participation and understanding by engaging participants in a free interchange of ideas, questions and practical experience throughout the programme.


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Target group 

The course is designed primarily for maritime professionals who have recently started to work in the industry, or who may have been in the industry for several years and now aspire to move up to a more challenging management role. 


On completion of 'Key Elements of Shipping', participants will have gained a better understanding of the fast moving dynamics of the business of shipping, inclusive of stakeholder functions & interrelationships. The 'Elements' will include shipping company structure, ship types & fleets, ship registration, regulation of shipping, ship broking, ship finance, chartering, ship management, salvage & wreck removal, marine insurance and green shipping.

The learning provided to participants will be assessed by way of group case studies. A BI "Certificate of Achievement" will be awarded on successful completion. The design goal is that the KES course will enhance the knowledge and confidence of the participants and enable them to advance their careers in one of the world's most international and challenging industries.

Practical information

  • Time:Tuesday, 13 March 2018 08:30 - Thursday, 15 March 2018 16:30

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See what previous participants think about this course.

"Rewarding experience that awards participants with an abundance of knowledge." Li Minting, Wilhelmsen Ships Services (S) Pte Ltd 

"Without doubt, this is one of the most practical and interactive introductions to the multi-faceted maritime industry." Bernice Chia, Thome Ship Management Pte Ltd 

"A very comprehensive course! I will be highly recommending it to my fellow shipping colleagues." Lim Sherlene, Wilhelmsen Ships Services (S) Pte Ltd

  • "A great learning experience that gave me a better understanding of the shipping industry. I am so happy I attended!"


    Malin Innhaug 
    Nordic Maritime Pte Ltd

  • "I have learnt so much about so many different aspects of shipping - most importantly - thinking outside of the box! This course has definitely provided me with a fantastic level of professional development!"


    Jeanette Quek
    Trust Energy Resources Pte Ltd

  • "Very good! KES put the whole shipping industry into perspective."


    Romain Pruvost
    Norgas Carriers Pte Ltd

  • "Excellent and very relevant training for maritime professionals which I highly recommend. I have gained deeper understanding on a variety of shipping aspects which is very useful to better understand the maritime industry as a whole."


    Astrini Prajogo
    Masterbulk Pte Ltd