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Gafta Commodity Shipping Course (GPD Course)

September 13 @ 8:30 am - September 14 @ 5:00 pm


This two-day training course aims to give delegates a comprehensive and detailed view of shipping in the commodities sector.

The course is part of the Gafta Professional Development (GDP) programme, which enables trade professionals to advance their career in the industry and take the Trade Diploma and potentially go on to become Gafta arbitrators.


This course is designed to maximise industry networking opportunities and attendees will have a chance to work together in groups as well as attend a drinks reception on the evening of the 13th.

Please note: if you have booked for this training course, a complimentary ticket to the networking reception on the 13th September is included in your booking.

Topics include:

  • Sales contract and charterparties
  • Bills of lading
  • Time charters
  • Loading
  • Demurrage
  • Laytime

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September 13 @ 8:30 am
September 14 @ 5:00 pm