Knowledge Series

A series of workshops called the Knowledge series, designed for providing conceptual knowledge in commercial shipping topics are conducted regularly. These workshops cover topics such as Introduction to Shipping, Bills of Lading, Delivery Orders, Chartering, IMDG, Freight forwarding, Shipping & Trade interface, and Insurance & Claims. Some companies use these sessions for training their employees.


If you would like to be part of our knowledge series, let us know by emailing admin@icsmiddleeast.org 

  • ICS-ME - KS 2020 - Freight Forwarding  - Problem Solver in the Supply Chain
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    Sat, 31 Oct
    ICS ME - Knowledge Series 2020
    31 Oct 2020, 15:00 – 16:00 GMT+4
    ICS ME - Knowledge Series 2020
    Freight Forwarding: the scope and development; Role of Stakeholders like forwarders/Consolidators/NVOCCs/Warehouse operators etc. Mode of Primary Carriage: Land/ Ocean/ Air/ Multimodal; The concept and functions of: 1PL, 2PL, 4PL; Documents: BL, AEB, CI, PL, COO, FCR; VAS: Loading, Lashing, Truck n
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  • ICS-ME - KS 2020 - Insurance & Claims – Taking the Right Action at the Right Time
    24 Oct 2020, 15:00 – 16:00 GMT+4
    ICS ME - Knowledge Series 2020
    What is insurance, its types of insurance and who are covered and where; Need for insurance, coverage and exclusions; Liability insurance and how it will protect the carriers; P&I Insurance; What are claims and its types and who lodges a cargo claim; When are cargo claims lodged and where. How are
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  • ICS-ME - KS 2020 - Chartering Practice: Dry Bulk Cargo
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    Sat, 17 Oct
    ICS ME - Knowledge Series 2020
    17 Oct 2020, 15:00 – 16:00 GMT+4
    ICS ME - Knowledge Series 2020
    Types of Charter; Chartering Practices in dry bulk trade; Standard CP; Main Terms
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  • ICS-ME - KS 2020 - Trade Finance, Shipping & Logistics  - Why they are Inseparable
    10 Oct 2020, 15:00 – 16:00 GMT+4
    ICS ME - Knowledge Series 2020
    Introduction to Trade - Understanding why and how trade takes place; Risks in International Trade - Types of risks faced by the parties involved, such as country risk, credit risk et.; Types of Trade Documents - Overview of the documents required for a trade transaction; INCO Terms
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  • ICS-ME - KS 2020 - Delivery Order  – Critical process for a Ship Agency company
    03 Oct 2020, 15:00 – 16:00 GMT+4
    ICS ME - Knowledge Series 2020
    Identify the Carrier- Charter Party BL, Forwarder’s BL; Issuance of Delivery Order – its implications and consequences; The role of Customs and Port; Documentation Issues; General Average and Issuance of Delivery order; Charges to be collected prior issuance of Delivery Order;
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  • ICS-ME - KS 2020 - The bill of lading & its indispensable value to trade
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    Sat, 26 Sep
    ICS ME - Knowledge Series 2020
    26 Sep 2020, 15:00 – 16:00 GMT+4
    ICS ME - Knowledge Series 2020
    Functions of Bill of Lading; Types of B/L; Risks and challenges in commercial transactions
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  • ICS-ME - KS 2020 - Chartering Practice: Liquid Cargo
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    Sat, 19 Sep
    ICS ME - Knowledge Series 2020
    19 Sep 2020, 15:00 – 16:00 GMT+4
    ICS ME - Knowledge Series 2020
    Types of Charter; Chartering Practices in liquid cargo trade; Standard CP; Main Terms
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  • ICS-ME - KS 2020 - Essential Concepts of Shipping
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    Sat, 12 Sep
    ICS ME - Knowledge Series 2020
    12 Sep 2020, 15:00 – 16:00 GMT+4
    ICS ME - Knowledge Series 2020
    Points of discussion Types of Ships and Cargoes Classification and Ship's Certificates Flag Basic Terminology Entities in Shipping Maritime Geography and Sea Routes Employment of Ships Basics of Ship Sale and Purchase
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