This unit aims to provide you with a general understanding of the role and significance of ports and of key factors associated with the management and operations of ports. You will be introduced to the operating environment of ports and a range of port management functions and operational activities which are the foundation of the role of ports. The unit will also address emerging trends in the role of ports and contemporary management practices in ports. The unit is arranged to meet the need of students at different stages in their careers and at different levels in their organisations.
The unit covers a broad range of topics including types of ports, port infrastructure, labour, port services, port ownership and control, port pricing strategies, port competition and marketing, port logistics, environmental issues, safety and security management practices, port performance evaluation and benchmarking, port planning, port financing and port policy.
|Unit name||Port and Terminal Management|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||Maritime and Logistics Management|
|Available as student elective?||No|
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Explain the key issues in the commercial and operational aspects of port and terminal management
Evaluate the role, organisation and operation of ports and terminals in promoting the efficiency of the maritime and logistics sector
Apply relevant analytical frameworks to analyse the performance of ports and terminals under the effects of internal and external factors, and draw the implications for port management and stakeholders
120 minute weekly lecture and 60 minute weekly tutorial
ATT1 - Online quiz (10%)
ATT2 - 1800 word Assignment (25%)
ATT3 - 1800 word Assignment (25%)
ATT4 - Exam (40%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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