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. Ship chartering and charterparties are essential elements of commercial ship management and therefore a significant portion of this unit is devoted to these topics. The unit also considers the role of liner shipping and examines liner shipping strategies and operations in contemporary contexts.
|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|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Discuss how shipping companies earn revenue from liner and tramp operations.
- Analyse and assess the benefits, risks, and limitations of common types of chartering arrangements to determine their suitability in given contexts.
- Critically evaluate liner shipping strategies and operations to gain competitive advantage and increase sustainability.
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|Assessment||Final Exam (40%)|Online quiz (15%)|Liner shipping strategy (25%)|Ship chartering (20%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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