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We provide structured learning and short courses depending on your requirements. We also offer a range of half-day, one-day and longer courses, including:

A Primer in Shipping Markets Analysis

This course is designed for candidates who are in their first role and have market research and analysis responsibilities. It guides delegates through best practice in data collection, validation, analysis and reporting. Delegates learn good practice in housekeeping, report generation, presentation skills, how to write about shipping in its macro economc context and how to analyse and forecast supply, demand, earnings and values. The course has six weekly modules, each requiring around six hours' work and includes a weekly tutorial. Cost: £999 per student. Includes full course texts, MS Excel files, and supporting library in PDF. For a full synopsis and start dates, email

 Fundamentals of ESG for Shipping.  

This one day or half day course to suit takes place in clients' sites or online. Maximum of 15 Delegates. £350 per delegate for half day, £450 for full day version. Introduces the main regulations and best practice in each of the Environmental , Social, and Governance domains. Provides delegates with an understanding of the IMO's emissions regimes, latest thinking on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and how Governance codes affect the shipping business model. Group exercises and multi-media content. Email for a full synopsis and to discuss booking your course.

Valuing Ships

Mark Williams has been valuing vessels since 2002. In this half-day course, he takes you through the process so that you have the skills and tools to peform your own valuations, or to critique valuations you are given. Covers all major ship types: bulk carriers, container ships, tankers, pax/roro. Teaches delegates to undertand key technical characteristics of vessels that affect valuation, how to collect and store data, and how to track value changes over time.  £350 per delegate, online or in-person at client sites. Email to book your course. 

An Introduction to Shipping Markets Fundamentals

This one-day course takes place at client sites or online. Covers: Major Ship Types and Markets, How to Earn (and Lose) Money Operating a Ship; Ship Finance 101; Rules and Regulations. Includes multimedia learning, group exercises, full course notes. £450 per delegate. Maximum 30 delegates. For a full synopsis and to discuss booking your course, email

Decarbonising Shipping

This one-day course introduces the main IMO regulations which will enforce shipping's transition to net zero. It covers policy in the major shipping nations and regions (EU, USA, ASEAN, China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore). It introduces the main low-carbon and zero carbon fuels such as LNG, methanol, ammonia, hydrogen, fuel cells, batteries, biofuels and e-fuels and covers the advantages and disadvantages of each for ship types and business models. Covers Poseidon Principles, Charterer attitudes, and the likely effects of decarbonisation on shipping busines model and market structure. £450 per deletage. Maximum 30 delegates. For a full synopsis and to book your course, email

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