Harbour Operations and Services
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Upon successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- 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.
- Study schedule to be announced prior to the commencement of the study term.
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No additional requirements
This subject 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.
- Application of knowledge to manage the ship-shore interface in harbours and related port operations (50%)
- Management process for harbour operations (50%)
Current study term: 20 Feb 22 to 29 May 22
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