Commercial Ship Management
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- 12 Jul 2021
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Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Discuss how shipping companies earn revenue from liner and tramp operations
- Assess the benefits, risks, and limitations of common types of chartering arrangements
- Explain how shipping companies provide liner service in an economically viable and sustainable manner
- Evaluate liner shipping strategies for competitive advantage
- Introduction to Commercial Ship Management
- Ship Chartering
- Voyage Charterparties
- Time Charterparties
- Liner Shipping
- Bills of Lading
- Shipping and Ecological Sustainability
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No special requirements
The aim of this subject is to provide an introduction to shipping markets, and to illustrate the strategies, principles and practice of commercial ship management. The subject is arranged in 12 modules. It starts by examining shipping freight markets. Ship chartering and charter parties are essential elements of commercial ship management and therefore a significant portion of this subject is devoted to these topics and their interrelation with shipping strategies.
The subject considers the role of liner shipping and shipping logistics and goes on to examine the common procedures and documentation involved in liner shipping. Finally, the subject briefly considers the topic of shipping and ecological sustainability.
- Engagement Task: Quiz (0%)
- Short Answer Problem Solving (15%%)
- Problem Solving Essay (25%%)
- Case Study Presentation (20%%)
- Final Assessment (TBC) (40%%)
Current study term: 11 Jul 21 to 17 Oct 21
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