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On completion of this unit a student will be able to properly plan, load, carry and deliver various types of cargoes including cargoes of hazardous and perishable nature. The unit discusses the industry practices and procedures appropriate to the type of cargo and ships they are carried, the development of cargo handling equipment and the regulatory requirements to be complied with. The unit will build up on the knowledge attained in Marine Transportation I of the second year of studies.

This unit builds on the knowledge gained in year 1 and meets the learning outcomes set out in Table A -II/1 of STCW 2010 and detailed in the Maritime Training Package MAR50315.

Summary 2021

Unit name Marine Transportation I
Unit code JND286
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Seafaring and Maritime Operations


Teaching staff


Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No



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Teaching Pattern

Blended delivery in the form of lectures and online learning supplemented with consolidated face to face learning towards the end of semester.

Students attending classes and students electing to study on flexible mode will follow the same class time table. Total lecturing hours have not changed from the existing. Both categories of students will have access to the same resources through MyLO.

Lectures Duration/ Frequency/Time tabling:

4 hrs / 1/ week for 10 weeks. Total Hrs 40.

Practicals Duration/ Frequency/Time tabling:

30 hrs delivered over last 3 weeks. Total Hrs 30.


Recommended for end of semester consolidated teaching period.


Assessment 1: Quizzes 20%,

Assessment 2: Practical Assessment UP

Assessment 3:Final Exam 80%

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