The aim of this unit is to provide an introduction to shipping markets, and to illustrate the strategies, principles and practice of commercial ship management. The unit is arranged in 12 modules. It starts by examining shipping freight markets. Ship chartering and charterparties are essential elements of commercial ship management and therefore a significant portion of this unit is devoted to these topics and their interrelation with shipping strategies. The unit also considers the role of liner shipping and shipping logistics and goes on to examine the common procedures and documentation involved in liner shipping. Finally, the unit briefly considers the topic of shipping and ecological sustainability.
|Unit name||Commercial Ship Management|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||Maritime and Logistics Management|
|Coordinator||Associate Professor Prashant Bhaskar|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
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|Spring school (November)||14/11/2022||2/12/2022||29/12/2022||12/2/2023|
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- discuss how shipping companies earn revenue from liner and tramp operations.
- assess the benefits, risks, and limitations of common types of chartering arrangements.
- explain how shipping companies provide liner service in an economically viable and sustainable manner.
- evaluate liner shipping strategies for competitive advantage.
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|Assessment||Test or quiz|Essay (15%)|Presentation (20%)|Essay (25%)|Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (40%)|
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