Certificate in Shipping and Logistics


The Shipping and Logistics course gives participants an introduction and an overview to the shipping market. It offers students the opportunity to gain specialized knowledge and good practices into shipping business, including the line management, the role of law, supply chain and terminal management.

The course will introduce participants to important factors to consider when working with shippers, consignees, private operators, customs…Emphasis is put on practical aspects such as line management, key performance indicators, insurance, dangerous goods, security rules on terminal, container stock optimization..., but the course will also give participants an understanding of the mechanism and structures that determine price and value as well as the economic background of the shipping world.

Port visits will round out the course. The highlight will be a 4-day trip to Le Havre, visiting the port of Le Havre (first French port for the containers), an area dedicated to the management of containers, as well as a shipping agency visit and meeting with port Executives.

Program Content

The modules take place at ESA from 9am to 5pm
Module 1: Core Principles of Economy and Shipping | 4 - 5 February 2019
Module 2: Transportation Law | 27 - 28 February 2019
Module 3: Supply Chain | 20 - 21 March 2019
Module 4: Terminal Management | 13 - 14 May 2019

Le Havre trip
| 20 to 23 May 2019

Submission of applications: 18 January 2019 at the latest


Regular rate: USD 6,500 excluding expenses related to Le Havre trip
Early bird rate: USD 6,300 available until 7 January 2019


Supported by CMA CGM,
In partnership with IPER Le Havre, EM Normandie


For further information please contact, Michèle El Khoury
T : 00 961 1 373 373 ext : 1141
C : elkhoury.m@esa.edu.lb