Dry Bulk Operations

The module introduces the responsibilities, the important role of operation department, preventive and corrective actions need to be taken, including pre-fixing and post fixing process, including explanatory and precautionary measures, actual documents as of the ship’s commercial management, but not limited and to vessel’s monitoring, third parties involvement as of the commencement of the charter (both t/c and v/c) throughout the currency of her fixture.

  • Duration
    4 Weeks
  • Format
    Online
  • Language
    English
  • Start date
    Monthly
  • Accredited by
Dry Bulk Operations

The module introduces the responsibilities, the important role of operation department, preventive and corrective actions need to be taken, including pre-fixing and post fixing process, including explanatory and precautionary measures, actual documents as of the ship’s commercial management, but not limited and to vessel’s monitoring, third parties involvement as of the commencement of the charter (both t/c and v/c) throughout the currency of her fixture.

  • Duration
    4 Weeks
  • Format
    Online
  • Language
    English
  • Start date
    Monthly
  • Accredited by
Overview

The module introduces the responsibilities and role of the operation department, including pre-fixing and post fixing process including explanatory measures, actual documents as of the ship’s commencement of charter (both T/C and V/C) throughout the currency of her fixture including but not limited to: Chartering Dept support prior fixing, Holds preparation, chartering abbreviations commonly used, recap of fixture, NOR submission in connection to Laycan and Laytime, plus Voyage instruction upon fixing.

Additionally, indicating a way of communication between Charterers and Owners along with c/p practical issues, monitoring vessels performance, bunkering procurement, support need to be provided to Legal Dept and LOI’s (Letters of Indemnity) and explanatory notes to Bills of Lading. Moreover, it describes vessel’s Pre-arrival requirements along with loading and discharging monitoring process, for various cargoes, including but not limited and to steel products and the Pand I involvement. Finally presents the AGM effect and a complete UWS report as same is affecting vessels performance.

Meet the Instructor

He is a member of the Board of Disciplinary Committee of the Greek Merchant Navy, as well as Ex Operations Manager & Deputy DPA- CSO in Shipping . He has served as a Secretary General B’ of the PAN-HELLENIC MASTERS AND MATES UNION , as well as a member of the Board of Directors of Greek Merchant Navy Retirement Fund.
Captain Tsouris has a total of 13 years sea service on board Bulk Carriers - Multi Purpose Vessels- Containers.
He serves as President of the Chios Marine Club.

Overview

The module introduces the responsibilities and role of the operation department, including pre-fixing and post fixing process including explanatory measures, actual documents as of the ship’s commencement of charter (both T/C and V/C) throughout the currency of her fixture including but not limited to: Chartering Dept support prior fixing, Holds preparation, chartering abbreviations commonly used, recap of fixture, NOR submission in connection to Laycan and Laytime, plus Voyage instruction upon fixing.

Additionally, indicating a way of communication between Charterers and Owners along with c/p practical issues, monitoring vessels performance, bunkering procurement, support need to be provided to Legal Dept and LOI’s (Letters of Indemnity) and explanatory notes to Bills of Lading. Moreover, it describes vessel’s Pre-arrival requirements along with loading and discharging monitoring process, for various cargoes, including but not limited and to steel products and the Pand I involvement. Finally presents the AGM effect and a complete UWS report as same is affecting vessels performance.

Meet the Instructor

He is a member of the Board of Disciplinary Committee of the Greek Merchant Navy, as well as Ex Operations Manager & Deputy DPA- CSO in Shipping . He has served as a Secretary General B’ of the PAN-HELLENIC MASTERS AND MATES UNION , as well as a member of the Board of Directors of Greek Merchant Navy Retirement Fund.
Captain Tsouris has a total of 13 years sea service on board Bulk Carriers - Multi Purpose Vessels- Containers.
He serves as President of the Chios Marine Club.

This Diploma Aims to:

√ Enhance and develop an understanding of both theoretical and practical issues of Dry Bulk Shipping tools of daily workflow, to the benefit of all parties involved in ships commercial Operation, and the achievement of Principals goals

√ Provide specialised insight in maritime operations and its process, with evidence of facts and issues encountered during daily operational process, including evaluation and explanatory notes related on the same

√ Develop students’ knowledge, understanding and evaluation of the precautionary measures need to be taken to most operational issues that may arise

This Diploma Aims to:

√ Enhance and develop an understanding of both theoretical and practical issues of Dry Bulk Shipping tools of daily workflow, to the benefit of all parties involved in ships commercial Operation, and the achievement of Principals goals

√ Provide specialised insight in maritime operations and its process, with evidence of facts and issues encountered during daily operational process, including evaluation and explanatory notes related on the same

√ Develop students’ knowledge, understanding and evaluation of the precautionary measures need to be taken to most operational issues that may arise

What you’ll learn

At the end of the module the learner will be able to:

Assess the major daily workflow of the commercial operations department in Dry Bulk sector

Communicate with multiple parties concerned with the daily activities of a vessel

Effectively involve in multiple tasks and collect, categorise and finally prioritise critical situations

Critically evaluate the importance of vessel compliance with contract including performance, loading, discharging, bunkering and documentation issues and the prompt attention to other contractual requirements between Owners and Charterers

Develop personal effectiveness in terms of loading and discharging operations and reflect constructively on their own learning experience for future decision-making skills

ASSESSMENT STRATEGY

Based on the Programme Specification, students are formally assessed through the submission of coursework. The forms of coursework depend on the characteristics of each module and may include the following types
of assessments: case study, essay, report, dissertation, market analysis,project output, valuation, etc.

In addition each module incorporates multiple self-assessment tests. Self-assessment tests are not part of the formal assessment but completion is strongly encouraged as students will be able to monitor and evaluate their learning process and identify areas requiring improvement.

FINAL AWARD

Diploma awarded by BCA accredited by GIME
As per university regulations

What you’ll learn

At the end of the module the learner will be able to:

Assess the major daily workflow of the commercial operations department in Dry Bulk sector

Communicate with multiple parties concerned with the daily activities of a vessel

Effectively involve in multiple tasks and collect, categorise and finally prioritise critical situations

Critically evaluate the importance of vessel compliance with contract including performance, loading, discharging, bunkering and documentation issues and the prompt attention to other contractual requirements between Owners and Charterers

Develop personal effectiveness in terms of loading and discharging operations and reflect constructively on their own learning experience for future decision-making skills

ASSESSMENT STRATEGY

Based on the Programme Specification, students are formally assessed through the submission of coursework. The forms of coursework depend on the characteristics of each module and may include the following types
of assessments: case study, essay, report, dissertation, market analysis,project output, valuation, etc.

In addition each module incorporates multiple self-assessment tests. Self-assessment tests are not part of the formal assessment but completion is strongly encouraged as students will be able to monitor and evaluate their learning process and identify areas requiring improvement.

FINAL AWARD

Diploma awarded by BCA accredited by GIME
As per university regulations

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