International Sea Freight Forwarding

Overview: This module is a deep study of the Sea Freight organization. The actors are defined in their roles. The regulatory frame and contractual documents are described. 

Audience: Any personnel involved in the Expediting and Shipping of Goods: Procurement, Logistics, Transit Agent.

Deliverables: Upon completion of this course the attendants will have a complete understanding of the international shipping organization. 
They will be able to enhance their efficiency in the various positions of a Transit/Logistics department and improve the Supply Chain efficiency.

Certificate: The training will be completed by an online test on EvalBox. Upon completion of the training, including the test, participants will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance issued by Adinergy.

  1. Introduction: The Actors of the International Sea Freight.
  2. Legal framework of International Sea Freight: International Maritime Organization - The International Maritime Conventions.
  3. The Documents and Contract: Roles and Responsibilities – The Bill of Lading – The Shipping Documents.
  4. The Execution of the Transport Contract: The Liner Conferences - The Shipping Alliances - The shipping Containers - The main types of shipping vessels - Shipping Routes -  Liner Terms - Container free time, Detention & Demurrage.

Content of the Course