Classroom Dates
29 Jan - 02 Feb 2024 London $5,950
23 - 27 Sep 2024 London $5,950

This Shipping Risk Management training course provides delegates with a strong insight into the fundamentals of risk management specifically in relation to the shipping industry. Primarily intended for professionals already working or with consultancy exposure to the shipping sector, this training course is intended to support participants eager to update their knowledge and to develop their skillset in the marketplace.

This training course offers an established route for delegates to achieve the next level of their career progression.

This Energy Training Centre training course will highlight:

  • The principal risks encountered in the shipping sector
  • Maritime and port risk mitigation
  • Third party insurable risks
  • Delivery of a successful outcome
  • Maximizing end-to-end client and stakeholder value

By the end of this Shipping Risk Management training course, participants will learn to:

  • Appraise and utilize current shipping risk management best practices
  • Gain a full understanding of the practical & legal risk mitigation issues surrounding the shipping sector
  • Assess and leverage the key risk management insurance factors
  • Integrate lateral and strategic thinking into their risk management strategic planning
  • Consider their own career progression as risk management specialists

This Shipping Risk Management training course will adopt a variety of proven learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, and retention of the information presented.

This Shipping Risk Management training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Executives and managers directly from the shipping and forwarding industries
  • Maritime professionals working on-board
  • Independent maritime professionals
  • Administrators and Agents
  • Senior professionals from other sectors

Day One: The Basics of Shipping Risk

  • Seaborne trade, port management and shipping – An introduction
  • Risk, safety, and existing perceptions
  • Offshore, onshore and port risks
  • Human behaviour as a risk factor
  • The role of management culture in determining risk
  • Maritime regulations, laws and codes, and their application in the risk environment

Day Two: Current Best Practices

  • The theories behind  HAZID / Hazard Identification methodology
  • Practical steps towards identifying, assessing and managing specific maritime risks
  • Drafting, delivering, and operating effective risk management processes
  • Trends and opportunities: The consolidation and digitization of risk management
  • Marine insurance law and practice
  • Current health & safety practice and procedure

Day Three: Key Risk Management and Prioritization

  • Key risk control assessment practices and examples
  • Typical hazard rating metrics and their application to real world commerce
  • The ethics of risk commercialization
  • Five easy steps towards risk reduction
  • Staff, crew and process management – How each can contribute to a safety-first goal?
  • Risk and loss – Financial, human and the wider legal, procedural, and operational consequences

Day Four: Common Maritime Accidents, Causes and Remedies 

  • The typical causes of avoidable accidents
  • The true costs of human behaviour, shortcuts, negligence, and recklessness
  • A practical delegate-centric risk assessment, management and mitigation appraisal
  • How cultural differences can cause confusion and risk escalation among crew and operatives
  • Emergency preparedness – Achieving cost-effectiveness through good management practice
  • The role of management in managing and mitigating risks 

Day Five: Maximizing Stakeholder Value throughout the Supply Chain 

  • Developing a robust culture of collaborative stakeholder best practice
  • Engendering a “right-first-time-every-time” philosophy
  • Operating a functioning end-to-end stakeholder led supply-chain risk management model
  • Workplace culture – The benefits and risks of standardization
  • The value of teamwork and the creation of open dialogue information sharing
  • Learning lessons from audit, observation, reporting, behaviour and precedent


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