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Geneva: "Ships Agency - From A-Z" Workshop 2016

Do you want to know more about the role and responsibility of an agent? Join one of our workshops and tap into our expertise.
Event, Published: (Wilhelmsen Ships Service, Ships agency)
Workshop: Ships Agency - From A-Z WSS Geneva office, Geneva Business Center, Av des Morgines 12, Petit-Lancy, 1213 Geneva

Unable to attend? Register your interest

WSS Geneva invites you to join our upcoming workshop covering Agency from A-Z. The workshop is designed for all professionals within the shipping and trading industry, and will take place in our office in Geneva*.

 Topics covered during the workshop:

  • Clarifying the role and function of the agent on board the ship as well as discussing the different types of agency services, and which party in the chain requires what service.
  • Explain, clarify and discuss who the ship agent’s customer is and the difference between an appointment and a nomination. In addition, highlight what you can expect from the agent you nominate or appoint.
  • Describe the information communicated by the agent as well as the documents drafted and issued.
  • Discuss and explain financial transactions involved between the principals and the ship agents, as well as which type of insurances are required to cover the activity.
  • Provide practical case studies highlighting the importance of having a good and reliable ship agent .

Lunch will be served.

Sign up before 7 December by filling in the form below or contacting Anita / Killian at  +41 22 304 40 90 

Seats are limited and will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Register now to reserve your spot.

*Also available on request and at other locations.

Very interesting session. Knowing what is the role of an agent is really part of the basics to understand the shipping and trading industry

Morgane, ABC Maritime