Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun

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Centre For Maritime & Offshore Studies

Shipping/Maritime Transport Management and Logistics

Introduction to shipping management

-Importance of shipping to the world trade
-Description of common maritime cargo
-Types of ship and methods of carry cargo
-National and international shipping organization

•    Ship operations and technology

– Importance of registration and classification of ships

•    Shipping business and environment and international trade

-The economics of maritime industry (demand & supply)
-The origin of UNCTAD and its effect on the growth of shipping operation
-Review of main actors in shipping business
-Operation of the principal freight market
-Liner and tramp Services
-Basic elements of contract of carriage
-Incoterms and documentary credit
-Key Principle of Maritime Law

•    Transport and Logistics Management

–    The concept of logistic
–    Ports and logistics chain
–    Private partnership and port logistics performance
–    Supply chain and seaport
–    Integration of port in Supply chain
–    Application of logistics hubs to container ports
–    Characteristics of inter-modal transport
–    Hinterland logistic management.


The subject areas shall be thought in modules.


Evidence of Secondary School Attendance

Duration:  1 week

Tuition: N65,000 (Sixty Five Thousand Naira)

Venue of the course:  FUPRE Marine Engineering Department new block.