Ship Planners

Dates offered

Ship Planner courses can be arranged at AMC or onsite, and are scheduled to meet demand.  Please contact to discuss further.

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4 days (candidates without sea-going or terminal operations experience)
2.5 days (candidates with experience)

Course Fees

4 days: AUD $2,600 (including GST)
2.5 days: AUD $2,200 (including GST)

Course Aim

This course has been designed to provide the Ship Planner, both the Terminal and Line Planner with the theoretical and practical knowledge required to plan the cargo stowage on a container vessel. This course provides both the experienced and not so experienced ship planner with the industry background and knowledge to efficiently carry out their duties.

Course Content

  • Terminal arrangements
  • Container ship knowledge
  • Rules and regulations
  • Ship’s stability
  • Hull stresses
  • Planning procedures
  • Handling and stowage of dangerous cargo
  • Loading and securing of non containerised cargo
  • Container securing equipment


This course is conducted at our Newnham Campus and can be conducted onsite.