Courses & Units

Marine Transportation II JND312

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Introduction

This unit is intended to explain how to plan, load, secure, carry and unload various types of cargoes including cargoes of hazardous and perishable nature. The unit discusses the industry practices and procedures appropriate to cargo type and the ships in which different types of goods are carried. The regulatory regime pertaining to cargoes and materials handling equipment will be examined in some detail. The unit will build on knowledge attained in Marine Transportation I of the second year of studies.This unit meets the requirements for knowledge, understanding and proficiency set out by the Maritime Training Package: MAR60315 of MAR13, the STCW 2010 (Manila Amendments) and Table A-II/2 of the STCW code.

Summary

Unit name Marine Transportation II
Unit code JND312
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Seafaring and Maritime Operations
Coordinator Captain Ian Moist
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Advanced

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Hunter Maritime College Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

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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 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

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Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and manage the characteristics of a broad range of cargoes commonly transported by sea including general cargo; containerized cargo; dry bulk commodities; oil, grain, livestock, and timber deck cargo.
  • Complete a range of calculations to do with cargo weight determination including draught surveys; tank ullaging and deadweight calculations.
  • Interpret and summarize the various regulations – both international and Australian – that govern the safe carriage of goods by sea.
  • Understand the procedures used by cargo terminals ashore to plan and manage cargo operations.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
031705 $1,002.00 $1,002.00 not applicable $2,826.00

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Requisites

Prerequisites

JND286

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Blended delivery in the form of lectures and online learning supplemented with consolidated face to face learning and practical training in simulated ship environment 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 50

AssessmentFinal exam (70%)|General cargo loading (15%)|Grain loading (15%)
TimetableView the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable

Textbooks

Required

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

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