Introduction to Shipping – Melbourne

$595.00 inc GST

Attend MIAL’s popular Introduction to Shipping course in Melbourne on 1 May 2024.

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When: 9am – 4pm, Wednesday 1 May 2024

Where: MIRRAT, 46 Kooringa Way, Port Melbourne, 3207, Australia

Our most popular course covers the essential elements of vessels, cargo and shipping.

Course participants will find the presentation lively and informative. This course features two highlights:

  • An introduction to MIRRAT, Australia’s largest and most sustainable Automotive & RoRo terminal!
  • A tour of an impressive Strait Link cargo vessel that provides an essential service across the Bass Strait!

Course facilitator

The session will be facilitated by Captain Brett Whiteoak.

Brett spent his first 20 years in the shipping industry sailing on BP, Esso, Mobil and Shell Australian and UK flagged tankers. He was Master of the Tasman and Mobil Flinders, Australia’s largest oil tanker. Over the following 20 years he held ship management roles with Mobil Oil, Silver Fern Shipping, BP Shipping and North West Shelf Shipping in Melbourne, Wellington, London and Tokyo. Since 2002 Brett has held Directorships of IGTC (Bermuda), Silver Fern Shipping (NZ), Coastal Oil Logistics (NZ), NWSSSC, the Australian Maritime College, AMC Search and was Chairman of AMOSC for the last three years.

Who should attend

This course may especially 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
  • administrative staff working in law firms, auditing societies, banks companies, and class financial companies, shipbrokers, insurance companies, transportation companies, and ports, who seek general knowledge about the maritime sector

Course participants will receive a certificate upon completion.

Please note:

  • This is an in-person event and numbers may be restricted to provide the best possible experience for attendees
  • MIAL reserves the right to cancel this event at short notice – in the unlikely event that this happens, registered attendees will be notified and receive a refund or credit to attend a future session