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TRA816 Maritime Transportation

Emnekode: 
TRA816
Emnenavn: 
Maritime Transportation
Studieprogram: 
Master of Science in Logistics
Studiepoeng: 
7.5
Studieprogram: 
Master of Science in Logistics
Studiested: 
Molde
Studiepoeng: 
7.5
Studienivå: 
2. syklus (master)
Undervisningssemester: 
2017 Vår
Eksamenssemester: 
2017 Vår
Undervisningsspråk: 
Engelsk
Språk for eksamen: 
Engelsk
Språk for litteratur: 
Engelsk
Anbefalte forkunnskaper

Same as the requirements for the MSc Logistics programme. A background in microeconomics and transport economics is recommended.

Emneinnhold

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.

Forventet læringsutbytte

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
Arbeids- og læringsaktiviteter

3- 2 hours of lectures and seminars per week. The lecturing is paused when other intensive seminars are running

Pensum

Required reading is given in fronter at the semesterstart.

Stopford, Martin. 2009. Maritime Economics. 3rd edition. Routledge
Handouts, articles

VurderingsformGrupperingVarighetVarighetstypeKarakterskalaAndelKommentarHjelpemidlerHjelpemidler
Skriftlig skoleeksamenIndividuell4TimerBokstavkarakter60The 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
HjemmeeksamenGruppe SemesterBokstavkarakter40An 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
Vurderinger:
Vurderingsform:Skriftlig skoleeksamen
Gruppering:Individuell
Varighet:4
Varighetstype:Timer
Karakterskala:Bokstavkarakter
Andel:60
Kommentar:The final grade is a weighted sum of the grades given, regardless of a pass / non pass in the part-exams.
Hjelpemidler:
Hjelpemidler:Kun generell ordbok morsmål/norsk/engelsk i papirformat
Vurderingsform:Hjemmeeksamen
Gruppering:Gruppe
Varighet:
Varighetstype:Semester
Karakterskala:Bokstavkarakter
Andel:40
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:
Hjelpemidler:Alle trykte og skrevne hjelpemidler