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Evening Classes Format

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The London School of Shipping's Evening Classes, are structured to cover a subject's syllabus through 12 sessions across the academic year. Find out how to register here.

Classes take place from 6:30pm to 8:30pm and are scheduled in two semesters:

Semester 1: from late September to mid December.

Semester 2: from late January to early May.

Classes scheduled for 2019-2020

Introduction to Shipping
Legal Principles in Shipping Business
Economics of Sea Transport & International Trade
Shipping Business
Dry Cargo Chartering
Ship Operations & Management
Ship Sale & Purchase
Tanker Chartering
Liner Trades
Port Agency
Logistics & Multi-modal Transport
Port & Terminal Management
Offshore Support Industry
Shipping Law
Marine Insurance
Shipping Finance

Lesson Plan

Each class is clearly planned to cover the topics as per the Institute syllabus. Smaller groups will allow for interaction with tutor and other peers and Q&A time.


Assignments submitted by students wll be marked by the course tutor. Mock exam will be also included during the final part of the course.

Learning materials

Institute course books are an essential aid to students taking Institute exams. However our coursebooks are also valued worldwide by firms who aquire them as a reference for day to day work. Check our dedicated website -  shippingbooks.com - to see the whole selection.

Other course materials included exclusively in our bundle are lesson plans and handouts provided by the tutor as well as working notes to write assignements.

Additional benefits

Networking - group study opportunity

Institute PREP available at discounted price.


For more information, please contact us at:

T : +44 (0) 20 7357 9722
E:   shipping-school@ics.org.uk


The London School of Shipping is part of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers