Commodity Shipping (GPD course) | 20-21 Nov 2018 | London UK

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*

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 20th November.

Topics include:

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

To view the course programme, CLICK HERE.

At the end of day two (21st November) there will be an examination for all course participants and those who pass will receive an electronic certificate.

Who should attend?
This course is highly recommended for agribusiness professionals who work with, and need to understand, trading contracts and their firm’s obligations under them.
Students who attended Gafta’s Trade Foundation Course who want to take their industry training to the next level will also find this course helpful.
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 event is open to members and non-members of Gafta*


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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 into 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.

The dresscode for Gafta training is smart-casual. Suits are not required.


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



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


Park Plaza County Hall Hotel,
1 Addington Street,

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