July 5th & 7th Intro to Shipping - ONLINE

Mon, 05 July 2021, 12:30 PM - Tue, 06 July 2021, 3:00 PM [AEST]

473, Saint Kilda Road, Melbourne, VIC, 3004, Australia

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Registration closes on 05/07/2021

MIAL Member - 2nd Time Around Promotion PARTIAL APPROVAL - $315.00

Registration closes on 05/07/2021

This is for MIAL Members who are attending a 2nd MIAL Course

MIAL Non Member PARTIAL APPROVAL - $425.00

Registration closes on 05/07/2021

MIAL Non Member - 2nd Time Around PARTIAL APPROVAL - $382.00

Registration closes on 05/07/2021

This ticket is available to MIAL Non Members who have previously attended a MIAL course.

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Mon, 05 July 2021, 12:30 PM - Tue, 06 July 2021, 3:00 PM [AEST]

MIAL, 473, Melbourne, VIC, 3004, Australia.

This comprehensive course covers the essential elements of vessels, cargo and shipping.  The course will be conducted live online in 2 x 2.5 hour sessions, one on Monday 5th of July 1230pm - 3.00pm the other on Wednesday 7th of July 1230pm to 3.00pm.  Attendees will receive a workbook and certificate.  Information on how to log in to the session will be sent 24 hours prior to the course commencement.

Section 1: Introduction
Section 2: The Role of Shipping in World Trade
Section 3: Ship Dimensions and Measurements
Section 4: Ship Types
Section 5: Commercial Operations
Section 6: Vessel Operations
Section 7: The Regulatory Environment

Course Methodology

The course will engage the students with lively presentations and real-life examples.

Target Participants

The course will benefit:

  • new entrants to the maritime sector as well as non-specialists who are currently working in the industry
  • government personnel, advisors, policy makers from state, federal and local government
  • 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


Two x 2.5 hour sessions.

Fees *All fees include GST

MIAL Member: $350
MIAL Non Member: $425

MIAL Promotion
MIAL currently has a 10% discount promotion for those who are registering to attend their second MIAL course which we call "2nd Time Around".  The prices are:

MIAL Member - 2nd Time Around: $315
MIAL Non Member - 2nd Time Around: $382

Please select the appropriate ticket at time of registration.

July 5th & 7th

All prices include GST and are quoted in $AUD. 

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Cancellation policy

Bookings made for MIAL courses may only be cancelled in accordance with the cancellation policy.

  1. If a person has booked a place on a MIAL course and for any reason is no longer able to attend, the individual may substitute that place to another person by advising MIAL of that substitution in writing at least 7 calendar days prior to the commencement of the course.
  2. In the event a course participant is not able to attend the scheduled course, they must notify MIAL that they wish to cancel their attendance no less than 7 calendar days prior to the commencement of the course, in which case they will be entitled to a refund.
  3. In the event a cancellation request is received less than 7 calendar days prior to the course commencement, the place is not refundable but may, at MIAL’s absolute discretion, be used as a credit toward a future course.
  4. No show: failure to attend a course which has been booked without notification results in all course costs being forfeited.

All changes to attendees, course dates, refunds etc will incur a $20 Administration fee. 

If changes need to be made to your booking, please phone 03 9647 6000 or email admin@mial.com.au.

*All prices include GST and are quoted in $AUD.

Maritime Industry Australia Ltd


Maritime Industry Australia Ltd (MIAL) is an industry and employer association that reflects our members’ requirements domestically and internationally. We represent the collective interests of maritime businesses, primarily those operating maritime assets or facilities from Australia. MIAL is uniquely positioned to provide dedicated maritime expertise and advice, and is driven to promote a sustainable, vibrant and competitive Australian maritime industry and to expand the Australian maritime cluster.

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