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 Fanam|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Explain the performance of the shipping market using shipping reports
- Compare and contrast charterers and shipowners' responsibilities to identify common disputes that may arise between shipowners and charterers under a charter party contract
- Analyse the role of intermediaries in the commercial employment of ships under chartering arrangements
- Calculate financial returns from prospective alternative voyages to support decision-making within a shipping company
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On Campus: 1 x 120 minutes lecture weekly, 1 x 60 minute tutorial weekly
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|Assessment||Engagement Activity|Online Quiz (20%)|Examination (40%)|Presentation / Report (40%)|
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