Postgraduate | TAS-JND517 | 2024
Harbour Operations and Services
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- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Entry requirements
- Part of a degree
- 14 weeks
- 26 Feb 2024
About this subject
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- 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.
- Refer to MyLO for study topics
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.
- Designing a Port Model (50%)
- Developing a Safety Management System (SMS) for Harbour Operations (50%)
For textbook details check your university's handbook, website or learning management system (LMS).
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Part of a degree
To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- TAS-MMG-GDI-2024 - Graduate Diploma of Maritime Management
- TAS-BAM-MAS-2024 - Master of Business Administration in Maritime Management
No additional requirements
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.
Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.
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Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees