Preparatory Course for ICS PQE

Preparatory Course for ICS Professional Qualifying Examination









To guide students preparing for the ICS Professional Qualifying Examination through tutorials and group discussions, and offer a platform for those interested parties to enhance their shipping knowledge.


Course Structure

Introduction to Shipping & Shipping Business Ship Operations & Management
Ship Sale & Purchase Legal Principles in Shipping Business
Economics of Sea Transport & International Trade Dry Cargo Chartering


Course Details

Date: Saturdays, 22 & 29 October and 5 November 2016
Duration: 3 days
Time: 09:30 – 17:00
Venue: Room R903, 9/F, Shirley Chan Building, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Class Timetable

Date Time Session
22 Oct 2016 09:30 – 12:30 Dry Cargo Chartering
14:00 – 17:00 Economics of Sea Transport and International Trade
29 Oct 2016 09:30 – 12:30 Legal Principles in Shipping Business
14:00 – 17:00 Ship Operations and Management
5 Nov 2016 09:30 – 12:30 Introduction to Shipping and Shipping Business
14:00 – 17:00 Ship Sale and Purchase


Tuition Fee

HK$200 per session#
HK$1,200 for 3-day Preparatory Course#

# Full-time undergraduates with valid student ID card are eligible for half-price tuition.



Register online.
A cheque (payable to The Hong Kong Polytechnic University) should be mailed to “Room CD401e, CY Tung International Centre for Maritime Studies, Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong”.  Please specify “Application for ICS-HK” on the envelope.
Successful applicants will receive an official notification one week before course commencement.


ICS Examination

To sit an exam with the Institute of Chartered Shipbroker during the 2016/17 academic year, you will need to register as a student. Please complete the online registration at


Closing Date

7 October 2016



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