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The intention of this online shipping guide is not only to create professionalism among shipping executives , but also for the guidance of all persons who are involved in shipping and those who are interested to know shipping. Though this book is designed as a reference book it can be used as a text book and the author assumes that the majority of the readers of this book, certainly can gain more knowledge of shipping. This single volume of compiled edition incorporates all the subjects, provides a comprehensive cover to the needs of shipping executives globally with the words and terms that are or have been used in shipping industry in connection with their work
This online shipping guide consist of twelve chapters which covers International trading & commerce, Geography, Ship & ship management practice, Cargo, Port & Harbour, Chartering Practice, Container, Logistics & Supply Chain, Agency, Marine Insurance and Claims, and Indian Shipping and practices being followed. It will give the learner a very fair idea and knowledge of the wide range of subjects which are involved in shipping industry globally and in India. However ‘www.shippingguide.in’ will never guarantee for job opportunities for the subscribers.
Chapter I : Trading & Commerce
Definition of business, International business and foreign trade, Step by step process for forming of business establishment, selection of buyers and sellers, INCO term of sale, payment terms, export pricing, export cargo custom clearance, airshipment, sea shipment by containers, chartering of ship and aircraft, foreign exchange market, glossary on commercial term, E-commerce definition and types of commerce and computer language
Capter II : Georgraphy
Atmosphere, Hydrosphere, Lithosphere, importance of the ocean, Ocean and climate change, Stroms in Bay of Bengal, Wind waves, Ocean and Seas, Currents and ocean circulation, classification of zones, Glossary of terms, Definitions of Groups of countries continents, countries profile, countries import and export trade, straits and canals.
Chapter III : Ship
Sailing Ship, Stream ship, motor/merchant ships, Government bodies for ship construction and maintenance, ship building processes, price determination, construction of a ship, the hull, cargo hold, derricks and cranes, the bows, the stern, superstructure, Accommodation, Parts of general cargo ship, Ballast, machinery, propulsion, bunker fuels, engine room, tonnage and capacity, stowage factor, ship’s dimension, airdrafts, draft calculation, Load lines Zones their importance ,surveys and class, SOLAS, ship’s motion in seaway, distance, types of ship.Life saving appliances, ship-board jobs and ranks, Principal shipping organisations, Flag of convenience, Ship is called ‘She’ because…, Mooring lines, Glossary,.
Chapter IV : Ship Management Practice
Ship management definition & flow chart, Proforma budget estimate, functional organisational chart, ship’s life, Ship’s finance,Debt markets,Credit Analyst, System of ship’s registration, IMO number system, Government and Inter-governmental organisation, Principal Regulations in maritime safety, Role of ship;s Master, Ship’s paper on entering and leaving of port, Bill of Lading,, Carriage of goods by Sea Act 1971, Chartering and Charter parties, Charter party forms, Llyods Register of Shipping, Ownership, sale and purchase of ship, Voyage estimates, Laytime calculation, Time sheets, Cargo measurement, Safety and Tanker Chartering, Glossary
Chapter V : Cargo
Definition of cargo,, air cargo containerisation, railways and road transportation, sea transportation, angle of repose, stowage factor, on-deck stowage, different types of cargo with characteristics, basic concepts of cargo work, broken stowage, Examples and exercise of cargo work, cargo document, care of cargo, cargo related duties, code of safe practice for solid bulk cargoes, some common cargoes, precautions for loading dangerous cargoes, containerized cargoes, tanker operation, cargo calculation, points when making cargo plan, lifting machinery and gear, cargo securing and lashing with pictures, Glossary
Chapter VI : Harbour & Port
Definition of Harbour, Port and terminal, kind of harbours, airport, sea port , port infrastructure, cargo handling equipments, dunnage material, basic lashing procedure for general cargo, gangways and means of access to ship, opening and closing of hatches, cargo handling and lifting appliances, handling of dangerous cargo, handling of containers, health, safety rules for stevedores, safety rules for signal man, agents responsibilities, gate pass port entry permit procedure, port charges regulations, procedure to be followed between ship and terminal operators prior cargo commencement, methods of drybulk cargo handling with diagrams, deep water port, dry port, description of port services, Port authority, concession fees, dry /liquid bulk cargo storage and handling , terminology used, container terminal,
Chapter VII : Chartering Practice
Definition of Chartering and freight market, state of the market, shipowning conditions and market activities, Information network and exchanges, Role of the agent and brokers, freight brokers and charter party brokers, sale and purchase broker, Port agents & liner agents, Brokers and Agents connected with owners, Brokerage, Insurance and intermediaries, attitude in negotiations, marketing and relation to the customer, Organisation of shipping office, sale contract carriage and bill of lading, how the documentary credit works, the documents, general remarks about chartering, the charter party, different type of chartering, management agreements, cost element in chartering, charter chain, freight calculation, voyage calculation,cargo quantity, summing up and calculations, special calculation, liner calculation, reefer calculation, tanker calculation, reporting period of negotiations, period of follow up, Sale & Purchase routines, sale with charter back, general legal point of view, arbitration and court procedures, problems of interpretation, concept of seaworthiness, cargo and fixing of the freight, dead freight, payment of freight, laytime, time counting and exceptions, demurrage and damages for detention, cargo liability as against owners, damage to the vessel, the trade, Conline bill, contract of affreightment, most commonly used charter parties,
Chapter VIII : Container
Definition of Container, Container revolution, advantages of containerisation, standardization and Popularization of shipping containers, shipping routes, worldwise merchandise imports and exports, evaluation of intermodal transport, containerization of inland transport systems, modes of transport, transhipment, intermodal, intra-modal, trans-modal, combined transport, container on barge, All-water routings, micro/mini/land bridge, shipping container size and type, container seal, shipping containers traders market, ISO container owning and leasing company, Institute of International Container Lessor, terminology in liner trade, Global shipping Lines, Main international shipping routes, Global merchandise trade, population growth and GDP per capita forecasts, container terminals, global terminal operators, shipping liner routes and services, major transshipment ports in the world, transshipment market, type of liner service, collaborate strategies among shipping lines, liner companies alliances, Mergers & acquisitions, Shipping lines alliances and services, Global containerships, Operating cost for panamax and postpanamax containerships, cost structure of container shipping, cargo statistics, ship scheduling, ship/slot ratio calculations, freight rate mechanism, Liner code/conferences,Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), competitition/anti trust law, patterns of empty container movement, trade imbalance and re-positioning cost, Mapping container movement, demand matrices, General Rate Increase,Ocean surcharges and definitions, Shipping liner operation system/activities, Glossary of terms
Chapter IX : Logistics and Supply Chain
Transport introduction, Total transport providers, Supply Chain, Cold chain, Development of third & foruth logistics providers, packaging, warehouse management, Airfreight introduction and rules, Airship classification, Shipping, weight & measurement table, evaluation of supply chain, Glossary,
Chapter X : Agency
Definition of Agency, vessel type definition, Cargo type, Ship’s documents and certificates, Shipping company structure, Ship manager & Commercial manager, terms used for calculating freight rates, UN EDIFACT, surveyor, principal organisation related to shipping agency, Definition of Principal, Tramp & Liner agency, Organisation of tramping company, The shipping agent and their duties, modes of communication used, Steamer agency activities, bulk cargo loading & discharging operations, Liner Shipping, containerization, shipping line network, organisation structure of a shipping line and functions of departments, Abbreviations and glossary.
Chapter XI : Marine Insurance and Claims
Definition of insurance, Formation of P&I club, Types of charterers and their liabilities, companies operating liner service and their liabilities, companies transporting their own goods and their liabilities, various parties to the bills of lading, Letter of Indemnity, Cargo owners legal liability insurance, Ship Owners Liability Insurance (SOL) Actual Totl and Constructive total loss ,Average, Main risk of P&I club, Bill of Lading as a receipt, claims handling,, damage to cargo, Bulk carrier losses, Arrest and release of ship, Glossary,
Chapater XII : Indian Shipping and Practice
About India, Ship acquisition procedure in India, Ministry of Shipping, Merchant Navy, Meteorological Department, Port Health Regulations, Action when a ship disabled but not aground, Action when the ship is aground, legal aspects of salvage, Collision and accident to ship, Putting into port of refugee after accident, Note of protests, international instrument requiring ship’s certificate and documents, documents required under international instruments, Mercantile Marine Department, Indian Port Health Rules, Immigration department, Functions of international business, shipping market, Disponent owner and time charterer, IACS classification and non-classification societies, credit rating tiers, The Ports of India, Tariff Authority for major ports, Port community system, Minor Ports, Cargo handling practices, Indian Customs Act 1962, Service tax, TDS, DTAA, Foreign Inward Remittance, Remittance of net remittable surplus , Procedure for import / Export goods, Coastal Shipping in India, Ship breakers, Maritime Business Opportunities, setting up of steamer agency office, Government and statutory authorities involved in shipping agency ,Shipping agency to co-ordinate with agencies, Custom House agency responsibilities, Surveyors, agency work upon arrival of vessel, different procedures followed by Indian ports, steamer agency work in brief, steamer agents roles and responsibilities, summary of pre-arrival documents, pre-arrival activities of agent, vessel intimation and berthing, Cargo plan, Devising a cargo stowage plan/ loading plan, Documents on departure, Communication Flow , Final entry, Cash to Master. Bunker supply procedure , Ship chandlers duties and responsibilities, ship’s spare parts delivery on board, crew change procedure, handling death on board, Mooring operation and safety measures, Gas free certificate , Formats and letters, Maritime lien, Shipping arbitration, containerized cargo commodities into India,Major ports and container terminals, Exim container market in India, Liner Shipping in India, SCI liner and passenger services, Liner conferences/tariffs, Liner Bill of Lading, Shipping charges abbreviation and explanation, Service contracts, General Rate Increase, Loss of freight earnings by Indian shipping companies, terminal handling charges, Container freight stations and inland container depots,Indian customs EDI system, Shipping Liner Agents role, flow charts of import /export containers into major container terminals, Registration of multi modal transport operators Rules 1992, Shipping Liner Office Organisation roles and responsibilities, Logistics & supply chain in India, Glossary..
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