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|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||Seafaring and Maritime Operations|
|Coordinator||Doctor Reza Emad|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Discuss the structure and functionality of ports in the context of their proper management.
- Analyse and adapt management practices to improve operational efficiency.
- Apply theoretical and practical knowledge to improve port safety outcomes.
- Identify environmental and regulatory issues currently confronting ports and their development.
- Evaluate current port operating practices by performing research into the field.
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|Assessment||Assessment Task 1-Designing a Port Model (50%)|Assessmnet Task 2-Developing a Safety Management System (SMS) for harbour operations (50%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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