What’s On

Intro to Shipping

Our most popular course is designed for new entrants to the industry and anyone who would benefit from an overview of the maritime sector.

This course is proudly sponsored by YOUR BRAND.

At a glance

Intro to shipping is a full-day course that covers the essential elements of vessels, cargo and shipping. Students will be engaged through a series of lively presentations and real-life examples.

Attendees will receive a certificate upon completion.

Who it’s for

This course will benefit:

  • new entrants to the maritime sector, as well as non-specialists who are currently working in the industry
  • government personnel, advisors, and policy makers operating at state, federal and local government level
  • administration staff who work in law firms, auditing companies, class societies, banks and financial companies, shipbrokers, insurance companies, transportation companies, and ports, who seek general knowledge about the maritime sector

Experiential component

The highlight of this course is a cruise around the Port of Melbourne / tour of the Port of Melbourne Control Tower that gives participants a true sense of the scale of operations and the vessels themselves. It is a unique opportunity to get up close and personal with the industry and gain a rare perspective on shipping. Etc.

Course fees

  • $395 MIAL Members
  • $595 Non-members

Fees include GST.

Course details






27 February

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Mission to Seafarers, Docklands, Melbourne


Gemma Gooding, Event Coordinator


+61 474 477 411

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