Shipping Risk Management

An Interactive 5 - Day Training Course

Shipping Risk Management

Risk Management Techniques, Risk Mitigation Strategies and Best Practice Methodology

Classroom Dates
23 - 27 Sep 2024
27 - 31 Jan 2025

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

We offer two main training formats to cater to different preferences and needs: 

  • Classroom Training Delivery – Our traditional classroom-based training courses provide a face-to-face learning experience with subject matter experts. You’ll benefit form in-person interactions, hands-on exercises, and a structured classroom environment.
  • Online Training Delivery – We also offer convenient live/online training courses that you can access from anywhere with a stable internet connection. These courses provided flexibility and allow you to learn anywhere, making them suitable for busy schedules or remote learning.

The Energy Training Centre Certificate of Completion with corresponding learning hours who has successfully completed the training course.

Yes, we provide assistance by issuing a Letter of Invitation stating that you are confirmed to attend our training.

We value transparency and are happy to provide our instructor’s profiles upon request. If you would like to learn more about our instructor’s’ qualifications, expertise, and experiences, please email us at

Yes, we do. We provide tailored training courses designed to meet the specific requirement of larger group of individuals. These customized training courses can be conducted both classroom and online formats, allowing you the flexibility to choose you preferred dates and duration.

Please contact us at to discuss your group’s training needs, and we’ll work with you to create a personalized training course that aligns with your objectives.

We have multiple international training venues. You may find this through our website link: 

Our training courses are held at our partnered hotels within the city included within our training

Yes, here are the following options we can offer to assist you:

  • Corporate Discount – We can extend our corporate discount to participants staying at the same hotel, if we have any. Please enquire about the availability of this discount when you register for the training course.
  • Nearby Hotel Suggestions – If you prefer other accommodations, we can provide a list of nearby hotels to suit your needs and budget.

Feel free to go through hotel booking platforms on the internet to find the most cost-effective for you.

No, we do not provide job placement services after the training course. However, we are confident that our training course equips you with the necessary tools and knowledge to enhance you career prospects and promote career growth. Our training course are designed to empower you with valuable skills and expertise to excel in your chosen field.

  • Tuition fee for a 5-day training course
  • Provision of a world-class subject matter expert to deliver this training
  • Meeting at a hotel venue corresponding to your chosen session
  • Welcome food and drinks, AM / PM snack, and Lunch
  • Digital course materials (e-Tablet)
  • Course completion certificates
  • Designing and administration of Pre-& Post Course Assessments
  • Preparation of participant’s Performance and Appraisal Report, if required
  • Issuance of Letter of Invitation for delegates needed visa processing, if required
  • Tuition fee for a 5-day online training course
  • Provision of a world-class subject matter expert to deliver this training through live/virtual delivery
  • An electronic copy of the training manual and relevant hand-outs
  • Issuance of The Energy Training Centre e-Certificate of Completion
  • Administration of Pre-& Post Workshop Assessments
  • Link access of online platform acceptable to both parties

Certainly, we do provide corporate rates tailored for organizations seeking to enrol multiple employees in our training programs. To facilitate this, we encourage you to make a formal request via email addressed to We’ll be delighted to discuss and offer a suitable arrangement for your corporate needs.

Yes, special discounts are available upon request if you have more than one registrant for a course. For further information please email us at

We offer two convenient payment options:

  • Bank Transfer – You can make payment via bank transfer. Once your registration is confirmed, you will receive an invoice with the banking details for the transfer. We would require you to supply a swift copy for us to confirm receipt of funds.
  • Payment Link – Alternatively, we provide a secure payment link that you can use to complete your payment after your registration has been confirmed.

Upon receipt of your registration details sent via email at, we will send you the following by e-mail within 24-48 hours of registration.

  • Joining Instructions
  • Invoice/receipt (where appropriate)

 If you register online, you will receive an e-mail on the same day confirming your registration.

There are two convenient options to register for a training course:

  • Online Registration Form – Register for your desired training course by completing the online registration form available on our website. Simple click on the registration button or select your preferred dates and provide the requested information.
  • Email Registration – You can email us your intention to register at Our team will guide you through the registration process and provide assistance you may need.

Yes, we do allow registration transfers in the event that you are unable to attend the training course. To initiate a transfer, please send us an official email requesting the change. We’ll guide you through the transfer process and ensure a smooth transition of your registration to another eligible participant.

Our training course sessions are scheduled and posted on our website for your convenience. However, we understand that there may be specific requirement for your group. If you have a preferred venue and specific training dates in mind, please feel free to propose them to us by clicking on the button “Propose you preferred location & date” of your preferred training course.

Our course timings slightly vary between the cities we offer our training courses. Please let us know of your preferred course and session (dates/venue) through email at Alternatively, you may call/WhatsApp us at +971 50 746 0956.

We understand that time zones may be different between our Senior Consultants and our delegates. Our standard online course timings (11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, GMT+4 – Dubai, UAE) may be adjusted upon confirming the programme. Our team shall communicate between the confirmed registered delegates and suggested a suitable course timing for all.

Our standard course duration for our classroom programmes is 6 hours per day while our online session is 5 hours per day.

Our training programmes are designed to be concise yet comprehensive, focusing on professional development. The duration varies based on the specific course content and objectives – we normally offer programmes between 5 – 10 days. However, our emphasis lies in delivering interactive and engaging sessions that prioritize depth of learning within a condensed timeframe. This approach ensures participants acquire substantial knowledge and skills efficiently.

We have been assessed by TUV Rheinland Middle East FZE and comply with Quality Management System standards – ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 29993:2017, ensuring a commitment to quality and excellence in our operations and services.

Our training courses span across diverse industries, encompassing sectors such as but not limited to:

  • Power & Utilities
  • Oil & Gas
  • Financial Institutions
  • Government and Regulatory bodies
  • Manufacturing & Production Industry

Our commitment lies in continuously refining and expanding our training course offerings to align with evolving industry landscapes. We encourage individuals to explore our website or engage with our dedicated support team for the latest information on available courses, ensuring access to the most pertinent and current educational resources.

Yes, Energy Training Centre is an ILM Recognised Provider (ID# 002398B), authorized to register learners and offer training courses recognized by ILM. Participants seeking ILM Recognised Certification would need to complete an assessment post the ILM Recognised courses. ILM is a renowned provider of leadership and management qualifications, part of the City and Guilds Group. Additionally, our company is a CPD Certified Training Company, ensuring our commitment to continuous professional development standards.