The objective of this unit is to provide a basic understanding of contemporary issues in maritime economics from the managerial perspective. The main focus is on economic relationships and policies concerning ship owners, shippers, policy makers and other stakeholders in the maritime industry.
|Unit name||Maritime Economics for Managers|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||Maritime and Logistics Management|
|Coordinator||Doctor Wenming Shi|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Explain the demand and supply variables for shipping services in the freight, sale and purchase, newbuilding and demolition markets;
- Discuss the market structure and economic issues in the bulk, container and specialised shipping markets;
- Assess maritime policies and regulations by interpreting their operational, financial and environmental impacts; and
- Apply economic concepts and tools to assist in maritime related decision-making.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
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|Assessment||Engagement quiz|Online quiz (15%)|Final examination (40%)|Essay (25%)|Presentation (20%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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