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Tanker Chartering online course
Course duration: 1.5 hours
Course contents:
  • An overview of daily Chartering officer responsibilities

  • Supply and demand monitoring

  • The ins & outs of charter decision-making

  • A deep dive into cargo movement: from loading to discharge

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Contents
Tanker Shipping Basics
Video 1
Intro
Video 1
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Contents
Tanker Shipping Basics
Introduction to Tanker Chartering
Tanker Chartering Daily Routine
Cargo Selection
Fixing Negotiation
Tanker Operations Ecosystem
Tanker Operations Key Actions
Bunkering Function
Port Cost Management
Post Fixture Operations
Tanker Shipping Basics
Video 1
Introduction to Tanker Chartering
Video 2
Tanker Chartering Daily Routine
Video 3
Cargo Selection
Video 4
Fixing Negotiation
Video 5
Tanker Operations Ecosystem
Video 6
Tanker Operations Key Actions
Video 7
Bunkering Function
Video 8
Port Cost Management
Video 9
Post Fixture Operations
Video 10
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3. Tanker Chartering Daily Routine

3. Tanker Chartering Daily Routine

Question 1
From a tonnage list, Chartering Officers can mainly extract information on available cargoes.
True?Answer True CorrectAnswer True WrongAnswer FalseAnswer False TrueAnswer False Wrong
Question 2
Chartering Officers provide freight market's reports and insights to Brokers.
True?Answer True CorrectAnswer True WrongAnswer FalseAnswer False TrueAnswer False Wrong
Question 3
The Additional War Risk Premium is the largest cost component in a TCE calculation.
True?Answer True CorrectAnswer True WrongAnswer FalseAnswer False TrueAnswer False Wrong
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Tanker Shipping Basics
1. Tanker Shipping Basics

1. Tanker Shipping Basics

Explore the Tanker Shipping Basics starting with an overview of the different cargo types and vessel classes. Understand the capital and operating expenditure of tankers and get to know the crew composition on board.

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Introduction to Tanker Chartering
2. Introduction to Tanker Chartering

2. Introduction to Tanker Chartering

Introduce yourself to the Tanker Chartering world. Get an overview of vessel technical characteristics, clarify the differences between vessel ownership and management, the voyage and fixture definition as well as the Chartering department ecosystem and interactions.

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Tanker Chartering Daily Routine
3. Tanker Chartering Daily Routine

3. Tanker Chartering Daily Routine

Understand the Chartering department’s daily routine, including communication with Brokers and the marketing of vessels, the market and competition monitoring, the voyage options assessment and earnings estimation.

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Cargo Selection
4. Cargo Selection

4. Cargo Selection

Get into the calculations for the optimal cargo selection and deep dive in voyage income, expense and duration components. Understand the drivers of cargo assessment and selection.

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Fixing Negotiation
5. Fixing Negotiation

5. Fixing Negotiation

Dive into the pre-fixing stage, cover the offering and negotiation process including the key terms, clauses and time validity importance.

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Tanker Operations Ecosystem
6. Tanker Operations Ecosystem

6. Tanker Operations Ecosystem

Understand the Tanker Operations ecosystem, how a vessel Operator communicates with other departments in the company as well as how they interact with external stakeholders. Have also a look at their daily routine which includes route, speed, weather and consumption monitoring, voyage information handling and voyage management system updates.

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Tanker Operations Key Actions
7. Tanker Operations Key Actions

7. Tanker Operations Key Actions

Familiarize yourself with the communications driven by the Operator during the pre-fixing stage. Dive into the key actions while the voyage is performed including matters related to cargo operations and transportation, tanks preparation, port calls, vessel certificates and much more.

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Bunkering Function
8. Bunkering Function

8. Bunkering Function

Introduce yourself to the bunkering universe, getting to learn about vessel consumption, different fuels and bunkering options. Bunkers procurement is a pre-requisite for the voyage planning, optimal voyage execution and cost minimization.

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Port Cost Management
9. Port Cost Management

9. Port Cost Management

Get an overview of the port operations from arrival to sail and understand the breakdown of port costs. Port call optimization has a material impact on voyage duration and expenses.

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Post Fixture Operations
10. Post Fixture Operations

10. Post Fixture Operations

Understand the post voyage operations and the process of freight, demurrage and claims statement, invoicing, negotiation and collection.

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