Shipping and Risk Management - open enrolment

This five-day course aims to provide knowledge of shipping management, types of ship-management structures, measurement of strategic performance, and identification of strategic challenges in shipping. To provide an overview of modern shipping management, including commercial, technical and crew functions. To provide a critical understanding on how all methods of shipping risk management, including shipping derivatives, can be applied in the day-to-day business practice in shipping. To develop an understanding of the strategic challenges in shipping, including operational and commercial issues and financial risk management. To provide the opportunity to apply the concepts and principles that govern the maritime world to specific real-world scenarios where a broad understanding of marine activities is needed to identify the solution to interdisciplinary problems.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

• Identify advanced organisational structures and major activities in shipping companies

• Explain key strategic issues in decision-making, within all sectors of the shipping industry

• Recognise the risk-return trade-offs and the sources of business risks in ship management

• Apply risk management strategies, with the use of shipping derivatives in freight rates, bunker fuel prices,

vessel prices, foreign exchange rates and interest rates

Course Structure

• Organisational structure of shipping companies

• Ship management (technical, operation, crew)

• Fundamental organisational structures and basic activities in shipping companies

• Elements of strategic ship management processes

• Economical constraints on ship management

• The concept and sources of business risks in shipping

• Vessel portfolio strategy of shipping companies

• Chartering portfolio strategy of shipping companies

• The use of derivatives for risk management in shipping

• The underlying freight indices and freight derivatives

• Risk management practical examples in the dry-bulk, tanker and containership sectors

• Bunker fuel risk management

• Vessel value risk management

• Foreign Exchange and Interest rate risk management

Who Should Attend

Shipowners and CEOs, Treasurers and CFOs, Managing Directors, Ship Operators, Port Operators, Crew Managers, Ship Managers, Chartering Managers, Operations Managers, Charterers, Shipbrokers, Accountants, Financial Analysts, Bankers, Shipping Fund Investors, Freight and Logistics Providers, Maritime Insurers, as well as Students.

For more information contact:

Roel P. Yambao
Direct Line: +63 2 964 4449
Mobile: +63 9178054464
Email: ryambao@philcamsat.com.ph
Website: www.philcamsat.com.ph