7 September 2021 | Understanding UK Shipping

  • Published: 25 Jun 2021
  • Last updated: 25 Jun 2021
  • Date: 7 Sep 2021
  • Start time: 9:30 a.m.
  • End time: 4 p.m.


The Chamber’s Understanding UK Shipping online course is an engaging one day course which will give participants an understanding of how the UK shipping industry operates, the regulations, constraints and current issues.

Participants will learn from a variety of subject matter experts on regulatory, business, political, legal, employment and training in the shipping industry. The course will be up to date with sessions on current issues, including COVID-19.

Members - £125 (VAT & booking fee applicable)
Non-Members - £200 (VAT & booking fee applicable)

Participants will also receive a Understanding UK Shipping book, worth £40, as well as a certificate of participation.

Topics include:

  • Perceptions of Shipping
  • History of Shipping in the UK
  • Regulation of Ships
  • Ship types
  • Crewing and Employment
  • Running a shipping business in the UK
  • The UK shipping market
  • Trading and operating a ship
  • Ports and their customers
  • Customs rules
  • Passenger Shipping