Courses

Knowledge transfer has always been a key part of our client engagement process providing sustainable improvement beyond our specific projects. We actively help clients develop their knowledge and skills so they can make well-informed business decisions.

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

For further information click on the relevant course below.

  • Falmouth Port & Shipyard Familiarisation Course

    Dates:16 – 19 May and 17 – 20 October 2017

    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: to be 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 surveyors perspective
    The Engine room fire
    Turbo Charging – Basic Principles and Common Failures

  • Piraeus Shipyard Acquaint Course

    Dates: 16 – 18 May and 17 – 19 October 2017

    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 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 slip way 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

    Register your interest, contact Charlotte Ward
    Email [email protected]

    Please note: courses 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]