Port & Shipyard Familiarisation

We offer a range of short intensive ports and shipyard familiarisation courses with a specific focus on people working in marine and energy claims and insurance. All of our courses aim to introduce insurance underwriters and claims handlers to the basic technical aspects of damages encountered in marine losses, their surveying, investigating and reporting techniques.

  • Falmouth Port & Shipyard Familiarisation Course

    REGISTER YOUR INTEREST FOR 2019: [email protected]

    Dates: 7 – 10 May and 8 – 11 October 2019

    Location: Falmouth, United Kingdom

    Course summary:
    Braemar’s technical division offer a short intensive two day course with the aim of introducing marine insurance professionals to the basic technical aspects of damage encountered in marine losses, their surveying, investigating, reporting techniques and general overview of marine insurance. Participants be given the opportunity to see first hand a ship bunkering facility and vessels at anchor and lay-up and is designed with specific focus for people working in marine claims and insurance.

    Course objectives:
    During the course, participants will be familiarised with the various aspects of ship repair and bunkering operations. The course is designed to provide participants with the basic practical knowledge and background which will assist them during their daily tasks of interpreting surveyor’s reports when dealing with marine claims and insurance. Participants will be given the opportunity to see, at first hand, ship repair facilities in the dry dock and if possible ship under repair and/or construction. We also offer the opportunity to visit one of the world’s premier super-yacht builders and refit facilities.

    Presentation topics covered during the course:

    The role of a surveyor
    Introduction to Vessel types
    Hull & Machinery technical particulars
    Marine engines, basic principals and common failures
    Vessel types and common problems, a surveyor’s perspective
    The Engine room fire
    Turbo Charging – Basic Principles and Common Failures

    Please note: course itinerary is subject to change due to the availability of facilities at the time of visit.

     

  • Piraeus Shipyard Acquaint Course

    REGISTER YOUR INTEREST FOR 2019: [email protected]

    Dates: 7 – 9 May and 8 – 10 October 2019

    Target Audience:
    With a specific focus to people working in Marine Claims

    Course summary:
    A short intensive three day course with the aim of introducing marine insurance professionals to the basic technical aspects of damage encountered in marine losses, their surveying, investigating and reporting techniques.

    Course objectives:
    The course is designed to provide participants with the basic practical knowledge and background which will assist them during their daily tasks of interpreting surveyor’s reports when dealing with marine claims and insurance.

    Location: Piraeus, Greece

    Day 1

    • Welcome meeting introduction to local Piraeus Team
    • Technical Presentation: introduction to vessels types and familiarisation of Hull and Machinery technical particulars
    • Tour of local graving and floating docks at Piraeus
      Tour of local repair workshops where participants will get the opportunity of seeing the vessels’ underwater hull sections

    Day 2

    • Starting the day with a visit to Elefsis Shipyards
    • Participants may get the opportunity to tour onboard a Mega Yacht under construction
    • Visit to a Perama slipway where participants will be given the opportunity to see the vessel under construction
    • Visit to Drapetsona repair zone and guided tour of one of the inter-island ferries and seeing a full active engine room

    Day 3

    • Presentation: Shipyard Risk Assessment Surveys (The JH 143s)
    • Visit to one of the local machinery workshops where participants will be given the opportunity to see engine components under repair
    • Opportunity to board a local salvage tug to see the towing and salvage equipment

    Please note: course itinerary is subject to change due to the availability of facilities at the time of visit.

     

  • Singapore Port & Shipyard Familiarisation Course

    Dates: TBC

    Target Audience:
    With a specific focus to people working in Marine Claims

    Course summary:
    Together with our course partners for the day, Braemar (Incorporating The Salvage Association) Singapore office is pleased to offer a short intensive one day course with the aim of introducing marine insurance professionals to the basic practical technical aspects of ship operation, damage repair and salvage techniques often encountered during the course of marine losses.

    Participants will be given the opportunity to visit and experience first hand a ship under repair.

    Course objectives:
    The course is designed to provide participants with the basic practical knowledge and background that will assist them during their daily tasks in dealing with casualties, interpreting surveyor’s reports and when dealing with marine claims and insurance.

    • Introduction to salvage and marine services
    • SEMBAWANG SHIPYARD: Ship repair, conversion and construction

    Sembawang Shipyard Pte Ltd is one of Singapore’s leading ship repair facility, with an extensive track record of ship repair works that span more than four decades.

    Register your interest here:
    For further information contact Graeme Temple in Singapore on [email protected]

  • Dubai Marine and Energy Construction & Repair Yard Course

    This is a full, three-day, practical familiarisation course presented by Braemar Technical Services in conjunction with Drydocks World, Dubai. The course encompasses presentations by experienced Marine Surveyors, Energy Loss Adjusters and Ship Repair Professionals and combines close-up tours of the drydocks and workshops of the largest maritime construction & repair facility in the Middle East. The course also includes tours of Dubai Maritime City, with its synchrolift platforms and vessel stacking areas, plus land and waterborne tours of Jebel Ali Port’s container terminal, the largest port in the Middle East.

    PURPOSE OF THE COURSE

    To provide local & international delegates with first-hand experience of a complex, large-scale, construction and repair yard dealing with mobile offshore units and merchant vessels, combined with container port operation with particular emphasis on the MENA region.

    SUITABILITY

    The course is aimed at those professionals working in the maritime industry who may not have had the opportunity to gain first-hand experience of construction and repair facilities, mobile offshore units and merchant vessels, but who have dealings with them throughout their professional lives.

    The course is aimed at those professionals working in the maritime industry who may not have had the opportunity to gain first-hand experience of construction and repair facilities, mobile offshore units and merchant vessels, but who have dealings with them throughout their professional lives.

    The course is suitable for:

    • Marine & Energy Underwriters
    • Marine & Energy Insurance Brokers & Adjusters
    • P&I Club Underwriters & Claims Executives
    • Reinsurers
    • Ship Owners, Managers and Charterers
    • Maritime lawyers and law firm employees
    • Marine Surveyors
    • Salvors
    • Vessel S&P Brokers
    • Port authorities and terminal operators
    • Banks and financial institutions
    • Cargo freight forwarders
    • Cargo owners

    FOR BOOKING INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT –  Braemar Technical Services
    Ms Precy Dias:   [email protected]     Tel: 00971 4 331 3100 / 00971 50 6455 968