Shipping Podcasts finalists for Maritime Media award

About us

Shipping Podcasts is a UK based podcasting business providing shipping / maritime market information.

Shipping Podcasts is provided by Coracle Online Ltd: professional development provider with a focus on the shipping and commodity industries.

Alan Phillips, Director ICS, June 2010:
“ShippingPodcasts.com has become, in a remarkably short period of time, the established provider of free, timely and innovative reports in an audio format to the shipping industry. Its hallmarks are simplicity of access, wide range of topics, mobile phone enabled versions, relevance and the regularity of production. It provides up to date news, opinions and estimations of professionals on cargo movements and trends in the UK and worldwide markets. ShippingPodcasts combines the latest technology with up to date information delivered in an increasingly popular format.”

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The Desmond Wettern Media Award – Maritime Media Awards 2010
We were delighted to have been finalists for this award. Well done to the winner, Tom MacSweeney

The Desmond Wettern Media Award – Maritime Media Awards 2008
We were delighted to have been finalists for this award. Well done to the winners, Lloyds List

Coracle offers courses covering a range of topics:

Background to Shipping – this is the flexible introductory course for anyone interested in commercial shipping.

The Daily Draft – a free, email based course on Ship Types

Emissions Trading – With the debate about the emissions markets raging around the industry, what better way to do your own research than by signing up for Coracle’s online Emissions Trading resource…

Commercial shipping courses (suitable to help you prepare for ICS professional exams):

Dry Cargo Chartering
Economics of Sea Transport
Introduction to Shipping
Legal Principles in Shipping
Liner Trades
Logistics and Multi Modal Transport
Marine Insurance
Port Agency
Port and Terminal Management
Ship Operations and Management

Ship Sale and Purchase
Shipping Business

Shipping Law
Tanker Chartering