This unit involves comprehending, analysing and evaluating the processes and practices which bring shipowners and cargo owners together in a contractual relationship for carrying cargo. This business is usually facilitated by intermediaries called brokers. The aim of this unit is to provide you with a comprehensive sketch of the concepts, principles and practice which underpin the commercial employment of ships under charter arrangements.
|Unit name||Ship Chartering|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||Maritime and Logistics Management|
|Coordinator||Doctor Peter Dzakah (Peter) Fanam|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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|Launceston||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
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- Explain shipping market reports and discuss the structure and content of key documents
- describe the role of brokers and agents operating in shipping markets and discuss their legal and ethical responsibilities
- analyse charterparties and discuss the obligations, liabilities and entitlements of shipowners and charterers
- estimate financial returns from prospective alternative voyages of a ship and determine the most suitable option.
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On Campus: 1 x 120 minutes lecture weekly, 1 x 60 minute tutorial weekly
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