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
|Coordinator||Doctor Gholam Reza (Reza) Emad|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|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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- Understand the structure and functionality of ports.
- 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.
- Demonstrate an ability to research topics and apply learning to current port operating practices.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
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4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP
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|Assessment||Assessment Task 1 (50%)|Assessmnet Task 2 (50%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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