This unit introduces students to the best management practices for dealing with the ship-shore interface and will provide the skills and knowledge necessary to assume an operations management role. Topics covered include: the role of port authorities and legislative matters; the regulations and codes governing vessel operations within a port; Harbour Master's powers and Harbour Master's Directions; the technical aspects of port operations, including mooring, berthing and anchoring operations, cargo handling equipment and storage, handling and transfer of various cargo types; environmental and safety aspects of port operations. [Note: this entry may be revised following expert consultation.
|Unit name||Harbour Operations and Services|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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By Distance only.
Assignment 1 - 50% - Application of knowledge to manage the ship-shore interface in harbours and related port operations.
Assignment 2 - 50% - Requiring students to apply their knowledge to develop a management process for harbour operations within a stipulated region and operational theatre. (Note: this may be replaced with an appropriate case study).
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