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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.

Summary 2019

Unit name Harbour Operations and Services
Unit code JND517
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Seafaring

Reza Emad

Teaching staff

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 25/2/2019 22/3/2019 15/4/2019 2/6/2019

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2019: $1,169.00 2019: $2,731.00 031799

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Teaching Pattern

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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