Freight Market and Trading Programme

Face-to-face Instructor Led Courses, Finance and Legal, Derivatives

What Is Freight Market and Trading Programme Training?

The course provides a good introduction to the freight markets. It will explain the chartering process and chartering terminology, including the key commercial points negotiated. It will give an insight into the dynamics of freight markets and the freight forward agreements and how they can be used to hedge shipping risk.

Who Should Attend

New traders and brokers. New entrants to the oil markets. Support and operations people involved in the energy markets. Sales and marketing personnel. Individuals working in organsiations such as: trading companies, banks, brokers, oil producers, consumers, refiners, distribution companies, government and associated organisations.

Course Agenda

- Structure of the oil tanker market and market fundamentals
- How the market operates
- Trends in ownership and chartering
- Tanker supply and demand
- Role of different types of companies
- Shipping types and physical characteristics Charter evaluation
- Different types of chartering arrangement
- Key commercial considerations
- Demurrage and demurrage calculations
- Worldscale
- AFRA Freight forward agreements: What they are? - How they work - The routes involved
- Introduction to hedging
- Hedging shipping risk.


Available onsite or nationwide at any of over 50 centres, see below our open course availability. Alternatively, call 0844 335 8882.


The Freight Market and Trading Programme course will be accredited to the latest in recognised certificating award. All successful delegates will also receive an Xyz certificate of attendance. Enrolled subscribers of the National Training Card will also have any certificate, qualification and/or ID card (where applicable) automatically added to their member account.

More Information

We train in excess of 100,000 delegates per year. For more information, please make your enquiry using the form below. The XYZ Training Group Customer Charter ensures that all enquiries are responded to the same day.

Course Availability

Available on client premises as an in-house course or at one of training venues, provided minimum delegate numbers are achieved. Whatever your requirement, simply complete the enquiry form below and we'll send you our quotation by return.

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Freight Market and Trading Programme
Part of our Derivatives range of training courses

Course Information

  • Course Duration 2 days
  • Max Class Size 12

  • All prices exclude VAT. Discounts available for larger groups & for corporate clients.
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