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Marine Commerce, Ocean Freight, Chartering&Ship Brokering MRBU 0110

Marine Business Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

​This course provides an overview of international commerce, along with business concepts in the marine industry. The course will focus on the customary and regulatory business concepts in the marine industry, including a review of the documentary aspects of marine transportation contracts/Charter Parties.​


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Have a basic understanding of the terminology and practices related to freight markets and market practice.
  • Have a basic understanding of chartering contracts covering both customary and regulatory practices.
  • Demonstrate financial literacy related to elements of charter party formation and applicability.
  • Demonstrate understanding of different vessel and cargo types such as bulk (coal, lumber, sulphur, grain, etc.), tankers (oil, chemical, LNG, LPG), liners, and containers.​

Effective as of Fall 2023


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