(EnergyAsia, August 28, Thursday) — ‘Tanker Ownership, Chartering and Operations’, a course offered by the Oxford Princeton Programme, will be held in Singapore from October 8 to 10.
The course, presented in association with maritime economics and business consulting firm Richardson Lawrie Associates, will cover the transportation of crude oil, petroleum products, chemicals and natural gas. It will examine key economic, financial, contractual, environmental and legislative issues when evaluating contract options, chartering and investment strategies, logistics and operating tactics.
It will focus on sound commercial practices, drawing on the working knowledge and experience of industry experts.
Delegates will learn about key issues including freight costs calculation, voyage estimate and time charter conversions, dynamics of tanker chartering, sale and purchase markets, trends and investment risk, characteristics and forces that determine developments in the specialist gas and chemicals carrier markets.
They will also learn about the factors determining oil company transportation coverage strategies and tanker owners’ chartering policies, the increasingly stringent rules governing vessel operations, safety and pollution prevention issues, essential elements of a voyage charter party and the differences in owners’ and charters’ obligations under different forms of charter, process of tanker chartering and the role of the broker, how the bunker fuel markets work and how bunkering strategies can be developed and important insights in the commercial and technical management of a tanker fleet.
There are no pre-requisites for this course, nor is any advanced preparation required.
The course will be conducted by Charles Lawrie, a founding partner of Richardson Lawrie Associates.
‘Tanker Ownership, Chartering and Operations’ will be held in Oxford, UK from September 15 to 19. For more information, please contact Admin@EnergyAsia.com.