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Launceston, Hunter Maritime College



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 2021

Unit name Marine Transportation II
Unit code JND312
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Seafaring and Maritime Operations


Teaching staff


Level Advanced
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 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

5 hrs / 1/ week for 10 weeks

Total Hrs 50

Attendance is mandatory for simulator training recommended for end of semester consolidated teaching periods


Assessment 1: Quizzes 20%,

Assessment 2: Practical Assessment UP

Assessment 3: Final Exam 80%

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