Development Courses for Project Managers, Port Engineers

Posted by Eric Haun
Monday, February 24, 2014

Fisher Maritime Consulting Group said project manager's professional development courses specifically developed for the marine industry are being presented again in several venues in 2014. To date, more than 4,000 persons from approximately 500 organizations in 24 countries have attended Fisher Maritime Consulting Group’s professional training programs.

The three-day intensive course for project staff, "Contract Management for Ship Construction, Repair and Design," is accredited by both RINA and SNAME. This course is appropriate for shipowners as well as shipyard personnel involved in the development and management of projects that will be accomplished at shipyards. It is being presented in 2014 in Seattle, London, Halifax, Perth and Auckland. Commercial and governmental ship owning organizations as well as many shipyards worldwide have already had the course presented to their staffs on multiple occasions. More than 200 presentations of the course have already been achieved. Details for dates and the course descriptions are available at

Another program, "The Port Engineers and Owner's Representatives Course," is being presented in New Orleans and Tampa in 2014 and is configured for the persons who prepare the ship owners' technical packages for ship construction, conversion or repair. It includes emphasis on specification preparation, inspection procedures and contract close-outs. The syllabus continues to evolve after about 100 prior presentations. Several government organizations have the course presented in-house every yea to enhance the professional training of their staff. Many commercial organizations have also arranged for in-house presentations on multiple occasions. Details for dates and the course descriptions are available at

In addition to those open-registration presentations, Fisher Maritime said it can arrange to bring either course to organizations that have 10 or more potential attendees. Inquiries for such in-house presentations can be directed via email to

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