Did You Know?

The current high volume of activity in the shipbuilding market has drawn attention to the ways in which disputes under shipbuilding contracts can be resolved in the most satisfactory manner. Quite often arbitration is chosen as there is potential for greater procedural flexibility.

Contract management for shipbuilding and repairs is a complex process. But will have a buyer and a seller of a promised delivery of goods and services that come in the form of a new ship or a repaired vessel. The deliverable is clearly laid out in a written contract, signed by the contracting parties. The contract is a legal document and comes under the jurisdiction of a particular country and agreed location, e.g., New York or London. The date of delivery is also clearly assigned within the contract terms.

Shipping being a global industry, and the fact that the shipbuilding takes a long-time span, and the manufacture might take place in multiple locations under different jurisdictions; all of these, and more, contribute to contractual disputes and complexities. This course captures the entire process of contract management, from signing of the contract to its delivery.

Course Curriculum:

  • Contract and Project Management
  • Contract for Ship Construction
  • Understanding the shipyard work process
  • Procurement and Production management in shipbuilding
  • Shipbuilding and utilization of Labor
  • Project Management
  • Commissioning and Sea Trials
  • Risk Management and Case studies of contracts gone wrong

The Benefits of Learn America’s Blended/Online Industry Recognized Credentials:

  • Flexible course enrollment

  • Interactive online program proctored by industry experts

  • Affordable and convenient with volume license discounts for corporate customers

  • USCG approved certificate of completion issued upon successful program completion