Certificate in Container Shipping

Lloyd’s Maritime Academy
Course summary
12 weeks
1,699 GBP
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Course description

Certificate in Container Shipping

The Certificate in Container Shipping course looks at the technical, commercial and operational aspects of liner shipping and maritime container logistics. This course is beneficial for a wide range of professionals who work for shipping lines and in the logistics and supply chain industry. 

This course will provide participants with an introduction to container shipping, along with practical information regarding container logistics, shipping costs and more. This course is delivered entirely online with the support of leading industry experts. 

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is suitable for:

  • People working for shipping lines
  • Personnel engaged in the wider container logistics and supply chain industry
  • Port operation workers
  • Lawyers, economists, accountants, policy makers and industry associated consultants

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Upon completion of this course, participants will receive a Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Professional Development Certificate. 

Training Course Content

The training modules for this programme are as follows:

  • Introduction to Container Shipping, Principles, Evolution and Trade Route
  • Container Ship Characteristics, Terminology, Layout and Stowage Planning
  • The Container: Types, Terminology, Management, Packing and Security
  • Container Logistics, Supply Chain Principles, Port and Terminal Operations and Operators
  • Container Shipping Costs, Revenue and Freight Rates
  • Container Shipping Business, Regulations and Documentation


The cost of this course is £1599 + VAT. 

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Lloyd's Maritime Academy

Lloyd’s Maritime Academy (LMA) is the world’s largest provider for professional development, working with leading academic and industry bodies to provide accredited education and training where it is much needed. LMA is part of KNect365 Learning focusing exclusively on the maritime...

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30-32 Mortimer Street
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