10 Unit Credit Values
- The principles of sea freight management: Demand characteristics of sea freight; The role of freight forwarders in Shipping; The role of Ships owners in the Sea Freight industry; The factors influencing the supply of shipping
- Legislation and regulations governing the movement of shipping: Ship registration and classification regulations; The basic principles of contracts within sea freight; Maritime insurance; Business ethics operate within the sea freight environment
- The role of shipping freight operations: Characteristics of the different types of cargo transported by sea; Scheduling and routing within sea freight operations; The use of crewing agencies
- Financial strategies found within the shipping industry: Shipping Financial Strategies; Price and Demand Relationships; Hedging Techniques; Voyage Estimates; Breakeven Analysis; Determining Minimum Freight Rates
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