Introduction to Oil Shipping - IOS 

CPE Credits Awarded: 2
Categories: Oil Industry, Online Training, Oil Supply and Trading

Introduction to Oil Shipping is an online training course that provides an overview of the oil tanker market. You’ll learn about different types of tankers and the terminology used to describe a ship. We’ll cover the process of chartering a vessel, the different terms used in charter contracts and how freight rates are calculated. Finally we’ll review the impact of environmental and safety regulations on shipping.

There are no pre-requisites for this course and no advance preparation is required.

Programme Level:  Basic

Course Code:  IOS

Industry:  The Oil Industry

Course Length:  2 hours

CPE Credits:  2 self-study CPE credits awarded for this course

You will learn to:

    Point out the different terms used to describe a ship
    Distinguish how freight costs are calculated and published
    Identify the different types of shipping charter contracts and terms
    Recognize the process of chartering a vessel
    Identify the key shipping documents generated during a voyage
    Identify the main maritime regulations covering oil tankers

Practice exercises and self-assessment quizzes are included to help reinforce key topics introduced throughout the course.

A comprehensive final test will be given at the end of the course.

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