Shipping Risk Management

An Intensive 5-day Training Course

Shipping Risk Management

Risk Management Techniques, Risk Mitigation Strategies
and Best Practice Methodology

Shipping Risk Management

Scheduled Dates


23 - 27 Sep 2024 London - UK $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
27 - 31 Jan 2025 London - UK $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT

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Why Choose this Training Course?

This Shipping Risk Management training course provides delegates with a strong insight into the fundamentals of risk management specifically in relation to the shipping industry. Primarily intended for professionals already working or with consultancy exposure to the shipping sector, this training course is intended to support participants eager to update their knowledge and to develop their skillset in the marketplace.

This Shipping Risk Management training course offers an established route for delegates to achieve the next level of their career progression.

This Petroknowledge Shipping Risk Management training course will highlight;

  • The principal risks encountered in the shipping sector
  • Maritime and port risk mitigation
  • Third party insurable risks
  • Delivery of a successful outcome
  • Maximizing end-to-end client and stakeholder value

What are the Goals?

By the end of this PetroKnowledge Shipping Risk Management training course, participants will learn to:

  • Appraise and utilize current shipping risk management best practice
  • Gain a full understanding of the practical & legal risk mitigation issues surrounding the shipping sector
  • Assess and leverage the key risk management insurance factors
  • Integrate lateral and strategic thinking into their risk management strategic planning
  • Consider their own career progression as risk management specialists

Who is this Training Course for?

This Shipping Risk Management training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Executives and managers directly from the shipping and forwarding industries
  • Maritime professionals working onboard
  • Independent maritime professionals
  • Administrators and Agents
  • Senior professionals from other sectors

How will this Training Course be Presented?

This Shipping Risk Management training course will adopt a variety of proven learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, retention of the information presented.

Daily Agenda

Day One: The Basics of Shipping Risk
  • Seaborne trade, port management and shipping – an introduction
  • Risk, safety and existing perceptions
  • Offshore, onshore and port risks
  • Human behaviour as a risk factor
  • The role of management culture in determining risk
  • Maritime regulations, laws and codes, and their application in the risk environment
Day Two: Current Best Practice
  • The theories behind Hazard Identification Methodology
  • Practical steps towards identifying, assessing and managing specific maritime risks
  • Drafting, delivering and operating effective risk management processes
  • Trends and opportunities: the consolidation and digitization of risk management
  • Marine Insurance law and practice
  • Current Health & Safety practice and procedure
Day Three: Key Risk Management and Prioritization
  • Key risk control assessment practices and examples
  • Typical hazard rating metrics and their application to real world commerce
  • The ethics of risk commercialization
  • Five easy steps towards risk reduction
  • Staff, crew and process management – how each can contribute to a safety-first goal
  • Risk and loss – financial, human and the wider legal, procedural and operational consequences
Day Four: Common Maritime Accidents, Causes and Remedies
  • The typical causes of avoidable accidents
  • The true costs of human behaviours, shortcuts, negligence and recklessness
  • A practical delegate-centric risk assessment, management and mitigation appraisal
  • How cultural differences can cause confusion and risk escalation among crew and operatives
  • Emergency preparedness – achieving cost-effectiveness through good management practice
  • The role of management in managing and mitigating risks
Day Five: Maximizing Stakeholder Value throughout the Supply Chain
  • Developing a robust culture of collaborative stakeholder best practice
  • Engendering a “right-first-time-every-time” philosophy
  • Operating a functioning end-to-end stakeholder led supply-chain risk management model
  • Workplace culture – the benefits and risks of standardization
  • The value of teamwork and the creation of open dialogue information sharing
  • Learning lessons from audit, observation, reporting, behaviour and precedent


  • On successful completion of this Training Course / Online Training Course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate / E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates.

In Association With

The Energy Training Centre

Our collaboration with The Energy Training Centre aims to provide the best training services and benefits for our valued clients.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
  • You may also get in touch with our Registration Team on
    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

Upon successful registration online, enrolment on the respective training course will be confirmed by Registration Team by e-mail along with the invoice and joining instruction.

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