Understanding Sea Cargo Industry


Category : Cargo & Logistics

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Duration : 3 Month

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Understanding Sea Cargo Industry

Shipping is the life blood of the global economy which generates an estimated annual income of over half a trillion US Dollars in freight rates. About 90% of world trade is carried by the international shipping industry. There are over 50,000 merchant ships trading internationally, transporting every kind of cargo. This course provides an overview of the industry starting from its evolution, types of cargo, containerization, sea ports & facilities, Shipping Lines, Shipping routs and lanes, Maritime Law till Environmental concerns. The course is ideal for anyone who would like to join this industry or gain an overview of this industry.

Course Lessons

Sr. No. Lesson Title Total Quiz
1 Introduction to Sea Cargo 5
2 Types of Cargo 6
3 Types of Ships 12
4 Containerization 8
5 International Shipping Organizations 8
6 Shipping Industry 8
7 Shipping Lines 8
8 Sea Freight Rates 6
9 Shipping Lanes 8
10 Types of Ports & Facilities 6
11 International Maritime Law 6
12 International Regulations 5
13 Maritime Safety & Environment 4
14 Careers in Sea Cargo 0