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BIMCO adds new eLearning courses

The new NYPE 2015 course can be completed in one hour The new NYPE 2015 course can be completed in one hour

Shipping association BIMCO has launched a range of new eLearning courses on its updated Docebo platform, offering a choice of tutor-led study or flexible untutored sessions according to the user’s preference.

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}The first hour-long documentary course covers NYPE 2015 (the latest New York Produce Exchange Time Charter form), one of the most popular individual contracts available through BIMCO. The other two courses cover Time Chartering and Voyage Chartering.

The training is centred around specially designed interactive digital books which are written by industry experts. All the information is delivered in HTML5 format to make it easily accessible on computers and mobile devices, or via a BIMCO app.

The association says that a further five courses are in the pipeline to add to the platform, centred around BIMCO’s particular areas of expertise in the maritime sector.

“Our new training packages will be delivered using the very latest digital technology, it’s responsive and intuitive there is quite simply nothing else like it out there, added to which our unrivalled industry expertise delivers the very latest expert content in the most flexible way possible for our course participants,” said Angus Frew, secretary general and CEO at BIMCO.

“NYPE 2015 is the most widely used dry cargo time charter party in the industry, and so it seemed logical to use this most topical and sought-after subject to demonstrate and showcase what our new eLearning resources can deliver.”

“This is just the first step for BIMCO in its ambition to be the first choice and unrivalled leader in any training relating to chartering and, of course, using our many BIMCO documents.”{/mprestriction}

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