Blue Ocean Academy’s program in Certification in Shipping and Freight Forwarding from CILT helps you suit up for the evolving market needs and impart skills to powerful data-driven business operations in the Shipping industry.
An all-comprehensive course with a contemporary and business-relevant curriculum, this course offers a deeper understanding of the Shipping and Freight Forwarding career, helping in improving productivity, reducing business overheads, and boosting the bottom-line.

Master the skills to manage imports and exports more systematically and efficiently in this complex industry.

  • EXIM Documentation
  • Bill of Lading & MTD
  • Incoterms 2020
  • International Maritime Dangerous Goods
  • Containerization
  • Freight Forwarding
  • Ship Chartering
  • Maritime Insurance & Shipping Law
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Program Director

Dr. Sathya Menon is a trailblazer in logistics and supply chain education in the Middle East. He has 25 years of experience (including consulting and training) in the field of Logistics, Supply Chain Management and Purchasing. He has worked with various MNCs like Ericsson, Compaq and large conglomerates like Samtel, Al Futtaim helping them to expand their Supply Chain operations. He have trained more than 25,000 professionals in the field of Logistics, Procurement and Supply Chain.


  • PhD in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • MBA in Supply Chain Management
  • MBA in Materials Management
  • FCIPS – Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS – UK)
  • FCILT– Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Logistics and Transportation (UK)
  • Executive Program in Artificial Intelligence – Future and Impact on Business Strategy – From MIT Sloan School of Management
  • Certified SAP Consultant for Supply Chain Management from SAP, Germany
  • FCMI from Chartered Management Institute (CMI), UK
  • Certified Purchase Manager (CPM) from Institute of Supply Chain Management (ISM) , USA
  • Certified International Supply Chain Manager (CISCM) from International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Institute (IPSCMI), USA
  • Certified International Commercial Contracts Manager (CICCM) from from International Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Institute (IPSCMI), USA
  • Certified International Professional Training Consultant (CIPTC) from American Certification Institute (ACI), USA
  • Certified Professional Purchasing Manager (CPPM) from American Purchasing Society (APS), USA
  • Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP) from American Purchasing Society

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