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Trade-wings Institute of Management Understanding Sea Cargo Industry Trade-wings Institute of Management
  • Duration / Course length: 40 Hours Start now
  • Accrediting body: IAO
  • Course delivery: This course is delivered in video format

Course details

Shipping is the life blood of the global economy which generates an estimated annual income of over half a trillion US Dollars in freight rates. About 90% of world trade is carried by the international shipping industry. There are over 50,000 merchant ships trading internationally, transporting every kind of cargo. This course provides an overview of the industry starting from its evolution, types of cargo, containerization, sea ports & facilities, Shipping Lines, Shipping routs and lanes, Maritime Law till Environmental concerns. The course is ideal for anyone who would like to join this industry or gain an overview of this industry.

Learning Outcomes:

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Get an overview of Sea Cargo Industry  
  • Know about different types of Cargo & Ships  
  • Know about Containerization & its history  
  • Gain knowledge on International Shipping Organizations  
  • Know about Shipping Industry, Liner Shipping & Charter Shipping  
  • Understand integrities of Sea Freight Rates  
  • Know about Global Shipping Lanes  
  • Gain knowledge of various types of ports and facilities available therein  
  • Know about International Maritime Law & International Regulations  
  • Understand Maritime Environmental Safety issues  
  • Know about Careers in Sea Cargo Industry  
  • You should also be able to answer most frequently asked questions on Sea Cargo Industry 

Course Outline:

  • Introduction to Sea Cargo  
  • Types of Cargo  
  • Types of Ships  
  • Containerization  
  • International Shipping Organizations  
  • Shipping Industry  
  • Shipping Lines  
  • Sea Freight Rates  
  • Shipping Lanes  
  • Types of Ports & Facilities  
  • International Maritime Law  
  • International Regulations  
  • Maritime Safety & Environment  
  • Careers in Sea Cargo  
  • Reference Videos 

Updated on 21 January, 2019

About Trade-wings Institute of Management

Trade-wings Institute of Management brings learning on your fingertips. Learn anywhere, anytime with OnlineTravelEdu.

Why Choose Us

We provide professional and practical courses in Aviation, Travel, Tourism, Hospitality, Air Cargo & Logistics which meet industry standards.

TIM received IATA / UFTAA authorization which came in 1993. TIM was well received by the Travel, Tourism & Hospitality industry and many of its students were employed in various areas of the industry, not only in India but even in Middle East, North America, Europe & Far East.

Today, Over 50,000 of TIM students are working for various Travel Agencies, Tour Operators, Airlines, Hotels, Airline Revenue Accounting companies and Tourism organizations all over India and worldwide. TIM has regular interaction with the industry through various forums & associations of the industry in which TIM is well established as an active member. 

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