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Tanker Chartering

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Calendar - all 12 dates

Update 11 September 2018


TKC Date
Lesson 1 25/09/2018
Lesson 2 09/10/2018
Lesson 3 23/10/2018
Lesson 4 06/11/2018
Lesson 5 04/12/2018
Lesson 6 18/12/2018


TKC Date
Lesson 7 05/02/2019
Lesson 8 19/02/2019
Lesson 9 05/03/2019
Lesson 10 19/03/2019
Lesson 11 02/04/2019
Lesson 12 FINAL CLASS 30/04/2019



ICS TUTOR - Fiona Plamer FICS
Fiona Palmer FICS

Fiona's shipping career began with an Oil Major - BP - in BP Shipping Ltd. Commencing work in post fixture for BP's chartered-in and owned tonnage and then moving into ship operations for BP's fleet of crude-owned and chartered-in VLCCs and product tankers. Whilst at BP, Fiona gained extensive shore-side knowledge while placed in BP's refineries and terminal sites.

Working alongside the LPG traders, Fiona became the small LPG charterer, shipping LPG on COA and spot tonnage, then latterly moving into BP Chemicals Ltd to be part of the team shipping chemicals on predominantly parcel tankers worldwide.

Moving to British shipowners, James Fisher Tankship Ltd, Fiona was their tanker charterer for spot, time charter and COA fixtures, and assisted with S&P and bareboat opportunities. Additionally, she worked alongside their management team investigating shipping diversification projects.

Since 2007, Fiona has worked as a consultant for a chemical shipping commercial management company and in research for Drewry Shipping Consultants.

Fiona tutors on a number of subjects, is an examiner and member of the Board of Examiners and has been a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers since 1998.




Tanker Chartering
TKC 2016 - COVER

Foreword by Dr Nikolas Tsakos

President and Chief Executive of Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd

and Chairman of INTERTANKO

ISBN 978-1-908833-86-0

Pages: 324