Shipping Finance


Teaching Hours and Credit Allocation: 16 Hours, 3 Credits
Course Assessment: Coursework & Exam



  • to discuss the fundamental background for shipping investment;
  • to discuss the major sources of shipping finance such as banks, shipyards and capital markets;
  • to equip students with the skills and analytical tools - and help develop individual judgement - to make rational shipping investment and finance decisions.

To enable students to:

  • comprehend the major parameters which are involved in shipping investment decisions and the tools used in a shipping investment feasibility study;
  • comprehend bank credit analysis and present a bank credit proposal;
  • comprehend and analyse the major factors involved when a shipping company raises debt or equity from the capital markets.