Mastering Ship Finance and Vessel Ownership

Course Info

Length: 2 Weeks

City: London

Type: In Classroom

Available Dates

  • Aug-05-2024

    London

  • Oct-07-2024

    London

  • Dec-02-2024

    London

Dates in Other Venues

  • Aug-05-2024

    Istanbul

  • Aug-05-2024

    Rotterdam

  • Sep-16-2024

    Hamburg

  • Sep-16-2024

    Athens

  • Sep-23-2024

    Dubai

  • Oct-07-2024

    Rotterdam

  • Oct-07-2024

    Istanbul

  • Nov-18-2024

    Dubai

  • Nov-18-2024

    Athens

  • Nov-18-2024

    Hamburg

  • Dec-02-2024

    Istanbul

  • Dec-02-2024

    Rotterdam

  • Jan-20-2025

    Athens

  • Jan-20-2025

    Hamburg

Course Details

Course Outline

10 days course

Exploring Vessel Ownership & Ship Finance

  • Navigating the Shipping Cycle: Implications for Vessel Ownership
  • Understanding Types of Vessels: Choosing the Right Fit
  • Forms of Vessel Ownership: Exploring the Options
  • Trade Routes and Vessel Ownership: Connecting the Dots
  • Legislation and Regulations: Safeguarding Your Ship Ownership Journey

Ship Finance and Acquisition

  • Financing a Ship: Exploring Funding Sources
  • Working Capital Management in Ship Finance
  • Debt and Credit Management Considerations
  • Evaluating Financing Alternatives for Ship Acquisition

Ship Sale and Purchase

  • Understanding the Ship Sale and Purchase Process
  • Effective Negotiation Strategies 
  • Contract Documents and Legal Frameworks in ship transactions
  • Memorandum of Agreement and Contingency Planning

Capital Costs of Shipping

  • Chartering and income-generating assets
  • Revenue streams and strategies for ships
  • Ship valuation methods and capital budgeting

Operating Costs and Cost Management 

  • Overview of operating costs for ships
  • Bunker costs, port costs, and maintenance expenses
  • Crewing and ship management considerations

Financial Management for Shipowners 

  • Accounting models for shipowners
  • Cash flow management and budgeting
  • Financial reporting and analysis for shipowners

Insurance and Risk Management for Shipowners

  • Concepts of insurable interest and risk attachment
  • Types of ship insurance and coverage considerations
  • Claims management and loss control

Ship Sales and Disposals

  • Voluntary and forced sales of ships
  • Optimal timing for ship sales and layup decisions
  • Mortgage deeds and liens in ship sales

Turnaround Strategies and Distressed Shipping Companies

  • Identifying distress signals in shipping companies
  • Elements of successful turnaround strategies
  • Debt restructuring and refinancing options

Case Studies and Practical Applications

  • Analysing real-world case studies in vessel ownership and ship finance
  • Applying acquired knowledge and skills to practical scenarios
  • Recapitulation of course concepts and key takeaways

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