Courses & Units

Ship Chartering JNB365

Launceston

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Ship Chartering
Unit code JNB365
Credit points 12.5
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
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2021 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2021 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Learning Outcomes

  • 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.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
089901 $1,812.00 $1,419.00 not applicable $2,702.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On Campus:  1 x 120 minutes lecture weekly, 1 x 60 minute tutorial weekly

Distance:  lecture and tutorial recordings and synchronize link

AssessmentOnline Quiz (10%)|Examination (40%)|Assignment (20%)|Assignment (30%)|Engagement Activity
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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