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Course Code: CESF 509
For those of you who don't have a spare $10 million to buy your own freighter, there's a less costly alternative: chartering. And you'll learn all about it in this course, which focuses on ship chartering practice, with special reference to certain commonly encountered difficulties, charterparty types, clauses and uses, dispute resolution and more. This is the last course you'll need to earn your Certifcate in Marine Transportation and when you pass it, the world of shipping will open its doors to you. Congratulations in advance.

Your take-away

This course is a great way to help you:
• Learn about the charter market and the role of the charterparty;
• Familiarize yourself with voyage estimation principles;
• Gain knowledge of marine insurance and agency contracts;
• Understand concepts like freight, hire and laytime;
• Examine contracts of affreightment and other types of chartering.

Our approach

This course is taught by an industry professional who takes an integrative approach to learning that is collaborative, experiential and student-centered. Real-world examples are used to bring topics to life. Participation is one of your keys to success.

Who benefits the most?

• Students who completed CESF 409 and want to continue their studies.
• Anyone who wants to start a career in shipping or chartering.
• Anyone fascinated by the commercial aspects of shipping.

Important details

This course is given either in an in-class or an on-line format. Make sure to check the section. "OL" sections indicate an on-line course.

Concordia CCE Loyalty Discount

All students who meet at least one of the following conditions, will receive a 10% discount on their CCE course or workshop tuition fees:

1)   Have completed a CCE, Undergraduate or Graduate course at Concordia University in a prior academic term;

2)   Have completed a language proficiency test (IELTS) at CCE;

3)   Have completed a CCE Professional Development Seminar/Workshop.

This discount is based on the information maintained in the Concordia University student information system.

NOTE: This discount does not apply to a language proficiency test enrollment (IELTS) nor to application fees for admission to a CCE program of study.


Interested in the above mentioned course? Take it on its own or as part of the following program:

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