Basic Ship Agency Functions

This programme aims to provide the student a comprehensive background of the national and international shipping industry. The programme is conducted in association with Ceylon Association of Ship Agents (CASA). SOLID

Course Type

Part Time


14 weeks

Course Modules

Course Modules

Vessel types

Port Operations (Container)

Container Ship Planning

Financial Management in Shipping

Marine Insurance

Documentation in Shipping

Marketing & Sales in Shipping

Quality Assurance in Shipping

Customs Procedures in Handling Inward/Outward Bound vessels

Ships & Port Security

Equipment management, container numbering & marking

Obligation of Agents to Principals

Handling of Break Bulk/ Conventional Cargo Operations

IT Solutions and E-commerce in Shipping

Entry Requirements

G.C.E O/L OR 01-year Shipping Agency experience.

Job Opportunities

This programme is mainly designed at the junior level staff who are currently in the Shipping industry and to those who wish to pursue their career in the above field. The subject areas provides career opportunities in a broad spectrum of the Shipping industry. Jos opportunities avail in all the major international shipping lines.