Commodity Shipping (GPD Course) | 22-23 May 2019 | Valencia Spain

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

*The language of this course will be English*

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 22nd.
Please note: if you have booked for this training course, a complimentary ticket to the networking reception on the 22nd is included in your booking.
To find out more about the networking reception CLICK HERE.

Topics include:

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

To view the full course programme, CLICK HERE.
(please note this may be subject to updates and changes)

At the end of day two (23rd) there will be an examination for all course participants and those who pass will receive an electronic certificate.

Who should attend?
This course is aimed at trade professionals who:

  • Need to understand the end to end shipping process
  • Attended Gafta’s Trade Foundation Course who want to take their industry training to the next level will also find this course helpful.

Dress code
The dress code for Gafta training is smart-casual. Suits are not required.

Headline Sponsor

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Gateley Plc’s shipping and commodities team offers specialist legal expertise for all maritime and global transportation issues. Based in London, the team provides a world-class service to an international client base, advising on the full range of shipping, insurance and commodity trading transactions and disputes, including arbitration under Gafta and other trade association rules.

To book for this event, please log in to the website and click the ‘Book’ button at the bottom of this page.
If you aren’t already registered on the Gafta website, please click ‘Register’ above, fill out your details and then email your interest in this event to events@gafta.com.
*This event is open to members and non-members of Gafta*


Member Rate Non-Member Rate
£725.00 £1,050.00

Booking deadline:
All bookings must be completed and paid in full by Tuesday 21 May

Location & other logistical queries: Megan Smart
Programme queries: Cairo Okba

Terms & Conditions

Please note: Registration at this event does not include accommodation or travel. Attendees are expected to arrange and meet these costs independently.


The Westin Valencia,
Carrer d'Amadeu de Savoia, 16,
València, Spain,

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