Harbour Operations and Services
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- 20 Feb 2023
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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
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.
- 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).