The different types of training at BIMCO
Choose the way you want to learn about commercial shipping and maritime law.
Combining theory, discussion and casework, BIMCO’s Masterclasses are a series of individual training sessions that give you a thorough understanding of broad maritime legal issues such as Time Charters, Bills of Lading and Laytime Demurrage.
Perfect for: Shipping practitioners that who want to boost their knowledge of key maritime law topics, learn actionable insights from experts and continue their professional development (CPD).
Online - 120 minutes/day over five days or 60-90 min/day over 10 days
Face-to-face - Seven hours per day over two to three days
Case study discussions
Additional Support: All Masterclass attendees get access to BIMCO’s eLearning training platform.
Filled with engaging, educational content, this tool will help build your knowledge and support your ongoing personal development.
Assessment Method: Open-book test taking place at the end of the course
Award: Certificate of Achievement will be issued with a grade (distinction, merit or pass). Those not taking the assessment will receive a Certificate of Attendance.
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Centred on popular maritime subjects such as market analysis, cyber security, bunkering or BIMCO contracts and clauses, BIMCO Seminars help learners gain a firmer understanding of these specific topics. Attendees leave the seminars ready to apply their enhanced knowledge at work.
Perfect for: Shipping practitioners seeking to improve their knowledge of a specific topic from industry experts.
Online - Each webinar will vary in time and duration depending on the content being covered.
Face-to-face - Each seminar will vary in time and duration depending on the content being delivered.
Case study analysis (on occasion)
Assessment Method: None
Award: Participants can receive a Certificate of Attendance
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An accelerated and intensive programme covering the shipping industry including the economics of the shipping market, chartering, commercial operations, security and legal. BIMCO Shipping School gives participants a strong and broad foundation at the beginning of their shipping career.
Providing an all-round experience, attendees are also given valuable networking opportunities with maritime experts from the industry’s biggest companies.
Course learning objectives
Perfect for: Professionals who have recently entered the world of commercial shipping and are interested in understanding the key aspects and challenges of the industry.
This is suitable for practitioners working in shipping law, chartering, managing and operations.
Face-to-face residential – one week
Case study analysis
Industry guest speakers
Opportunity to process learnt skills such as negotiation
Award: Certificate of Attendance.
An intensive programme to develop legal knowledge, practical application of learning and provide insights into the fundamental principles of shipping and trade law. The course’s aim is to deliver a deeper understanding of the complex legal issues involved in maritime law for both shipping professionals and those outside the sector.
Perfect for: Shipping professionals using and working in shipping and trade law.
Course learning objectives:
BIMCO has joined forces with reputable training providers to offer students new skills and topics not covered in our current courses.
Perfect for: Practitioners looking for new skillsets such as finance and sustainability to improve theor experitse in the maritime secotr.
Training partner: MLA College (in partnership with University of Plymouth)
BIMCO membership discount? Yes
Introduction to Finance
Project & Leadership Management
Protecting the Marine Environment
Harnessing AI for Competitive Advantage
BSc (Hons)/MSc Sustainable Maritime Operations
PgDip/MSc Advanced Hydrography for Professionals
MSc Engineering for Marine Professionals
MSc Advanced Meteorology for Professionals
MSc Advanced Oceanography for Professionals
MSc Advanced Navigation for Professional
Master in Business Administration:
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Capital Markets and Finance
Financial Technology (FinTech)