Ship Finance and Vessel Ownership

Course Info

Length: 1 Week

Type: Online

Available Dates


  • July-29-2024


  • Aug-19-2024


  • Sep-16-2024


  • Oct-07-2024


  • Nov-11-2024


  • Dec-23-2024


Course Details

Course Outline

5 days course

Introduction to Vessel Ownership & Ship Finance

  • Shipping cycle and vessel types
  • Forms of vessel ownership and trade routes
  • Legislation and regulations in vessel ownership
  • Ship finance: stock exchange, prospectus rules
  • Ship registration and flag choice
  • Introduction to tax considerations: tonnage tax

Buying, Financing, and Managing a Ship

  • Sources of finance for ship acquisition
  • Debt and credit management in ship financing
  • Key considerations for purchasing second-hand vessels
  • Commercial aspects and effective negotiation in ship sale
  • Legal framework and contract documents in ship transactions

Revenue Generation and Capital Costs of Shipping

  • Chartering and revenue streams for ships
  • Overview of operating costs and cost management strategies

Financial Management for Shipowners

  • Accounting models and cash flow management
  • Budgeting and financial reporting for shipowners
  • Financial analysis and decision-making in shipping

Risk Management and Ship Sales

  • Concepts of insurable interest and risk attachment
  • Overview of Lloyd's Market and ship insurance
  • Voluntary and forced sales of ships
  • Procedures during ship possession and sale

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