Shipping Seminars of Phoenix Academy in cooperation with Hellenic American Union
The professional development seminars and the professional certificates for Internal and External Auditors are offered in cooperation with Hellenic American Union and meet the real requirements of modern shipping companies. The curriculum is in line with the 2010 Manila Amendments to the STCW Convention.
Professional Development Seminars
#HAU-S105 | Marine Incident Investigation Open or Close
Marine Incident Investigation
The ship is a high-risk workplace, since several different risks coexist (technical, cultural, force majeure, etc) and an incident or accident can happen anytime. This seminar highlights the causes of marine incidents and the mechanisms for their prevention. It also covers the methodology for properly investigating incidents with respect to the legal framework and IMO guidelines.
#HAU-S106 | Maritime Diversity Management Open or Close
Maritime Diversity Management
The workplace of a ship includes people of different religious and cultural backgrounds. Although everybody knows the technical aspects of their work, the task of living together and cooperating and communicating with other crew members may be complicated by different perceptions, beliefs and practices arising from religious or cultural identity. The program highlights the importance of diversity management in operating the ship properly, fostering high productivity levels and preventing damages or accidents which occur due to miscommunication or misunderstanding.
#HAU-S107 | Marine Medical Care Open or Close
Marine Medical Care
This seminar helps participants acquire the knowledge and skills to prevent, diagnose and treat medical urgencies on board. The program covers the most common cases that require medical care as well as techniques for preventing medical complications and stabilizing the clinical status of an ill or injured passenger or crew member.
#HAU-S101 | Basic Principles of Chartering Open or Close
Basic Principles of Chartering
Chartering and contracts of affreightment is a key activity of shipping companies and many professionals with different specialization deal with it. This seminar will explain the ways and types of chartering and their main differences. It will also analyze the main standard charterparties and all stages of chartering, from negotiating of its terms to the delivery of goods.
#HAU-S108 | Maritime Leadership Open or Close
The complex regulatory environment, the new technologies introduced to the ships and companies, the intense competition and the emergencies caused by environmental or political factors, are just some of the challenges the shipping industry faces. The program helps shipping managers develop leadership skills to be able to respond to such challenges.
#HAU-S104 | Ship Sale and Purchase Open or Close
Ship Sale and Purchase
Ship sale and purchase is an area that lawyers, brokers, and maritime professionals who are not specialists often find difficult to understand. This seminar examines the most common sale and purchase contracts, explains the structure, terms and clauses usually found in such contracts, and discusses the practical implications of each.
Professional Certificates for Internal and External Auditors
#HAU-S109 | International Maritime Labor Convention (MLC 2006) Open or Close
International Maritime Labor Convention (MLC 2006)
The International Convention on Maritime Labor (MLC) is the document that regulates labor practice, working conditions, and the rights and obligations of personnel and ship-owners as well as the supervisory obligations of each member who is party to the convention. This program provides specialized knowledge of all key aspects of the MLC so that internal and external Auditors can apply MLC during their inspections.
#HAU-S110 | Risk Assessment Management Open or Close
Risk Assessment Management
The analysis of the risks that the crew faces daily, as well as the precautions that they take, are of vital importance for their safety but also prove to be cost-effective for the company. Effective risk assessment onboard familiarizes the crew with the procedures they need to follow in order to avoid accidents and organizes the management of operations accordingly. This seminar helps internal and external Auditors understand and apply the risk assessment management framework.
#HAU-S111 | ISM Code Open or Close
The seminar introduces participants to maritime safety management in compliance with the International Safety Management Code. Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to explain and interpret the requirements of the ISM Code, audit a safety management system both ashore and at sea, document and implement a safety management system, motivate people into supporting a safety management system, and monitor and control a safety management system to ensure its continuous improvement.
#HAU-S112 | ISPS Code Open or Close
The ISPS and the enhanced SOLAS security provisions provide a standardized framework to detect and mitigate the threat of terrorism to international port facilities and shipping. The program focuses on the correct implementation of security measures required at international level.