TRA816 Maritime Transportation
Same as the requirements for the MSc Logistics programme. A background in microeconomics and transport economics is recommended.
The shipping markets. Tramp trade or dry cargo spot market trading and liner conferences. Market for transport of goods in bulk and containers. Different market requirements and technical and organizational solutions. The role of different players in international shipping. Shipping law and international shipping policies. Efficiency and profitability of shipping markets. International procedures and contracts. Shipping and the environment.
The successful candidate will have
- obtained a good overview of international shipping markets, including broad patterns of seaborne trade, and the markets for new and second-hand tonnage, including the market for demolition
- obtained a thorough knowledge about the international regulatory regime of international shipping, including elements of global agreements, and the processes leading up to such agreements
- obtained in-depth knowledge about one selected aspect of international shipping chosen as a topic for the essay
- improved his/her analytical and writing abilities through the guided process of essay-writing
3- 2 hours of lectures and seminars per week. The lecturing is paused when other intensive seminars are running
Required reading is given in fronter at the semesterstart.
Stopford, Martin. 2009. Maritime Economics. 3rd edition. Routledge
|Skriftlig skoleeksamen||Individuell||4||Timer||Bokstavkarakter||60||The final grade is a weighted sum of the grades given, regardless of a pass / non pass in the part-exams.||Kun generell ordbok morsmål/norsk/engelsk i papirformat|
|Hjemmeeksamen||Gruppe||Semester||Bokstavkarakter||40||An essay on a selected topic related to international shipping counts 40% of the final grade. The essay is normally to be written by two or three students together, and only one common grade is given to the group.||Alle trykte og skrevne hjelpemidler|
|Kommentar:||The final grade is a weighted sum of the grades given, regardless of a pass / non pass in the part-exams.|
|Hjelpemidler:||Kun generell ordbok morsmål/norsk/engelsk i papirformat|
|Kommentar:||An essay on a selected topic related to international shipping counts 40% of the final grade. The essay is normally to be written by two or three students together, and only one common grade is given to the group.|
|Hjelpemidler:||Alle trykte og skrevne hjelpemidler|