Education & Certifications

ASBA Maritime Education:

ASBA offers distance learning courses course and live seminars designed to give participants in the maritime field a broad and comprehensive understanding of sectors of the industry.


Our live seminars are either one or two days in length and offered on a scheduled basis in maritime cities across the United States.

2017 LIVE SEMINAR SCHEDULE:


DIPLOMA SERIES:
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Combine ASBA’s distance learning courses and live seminars to expand your maritime knowledge via a concentration of course work in Chartering or Ship Agency.  Students who successfully complete the Chartering  or  Ship Agency
curriculum will be awarded the
ASBA DIPLOMA.

 

Concentration in Chartering

1. Basic Principles of Chartering (Home Study) or Shipbroking & Chartered Vessel
Operations (Distance Learning)
2. Maritime Law for Ship Brokers & Agents (Distance Learning)
3. Commercial Trade Transactions (Distance Learning)
4. One of the following Live Seminars:
–Business of Shipping I
–Business of Shipping II

Concentration in Ship Agency

1. Basic Principles of Chartering (Home Study) or Shipbroking & Chartered Vessel
Operations (Distance Learning)
2. Agency (Live Seminar or Webinar)
3. Commercial Trade Transactions (Distance Learning)
4. One of the following:
–Business of Shipping I (Live Seminar)
–Business of Shipping II (Live Seminar)
–Maritime Law for Ship Brokers & Agents (Distance Learning)

For more information regarding Diploma Series complete the REQUEST FORM.

The Instructor:
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Jeffrey A. Weiss is a Professor at the State University of New York, Maritime College and currently teaches courses in the business of shipping, charter parties, maritime law, marine insurance, and international commercial transactions, among others. He has taught similar courses at the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point and the Webb Institute of Naval Architecture. Professor Weiss has taught courses offered by A.S.B.A. live and via the internet for many years.

Professor Weiss is also an attorney and is admitted to practice law in the State of New York and the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.  Many years ago, Professor Weiss served onboard various American merchant ships as a deck officer. He has also worked shoreside in vessel operations.

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