APPLIES TO ACADEMIC YEAR 2012/2013
NSA 2521 Shipping Management|
Responsible for the course
Department of Accounting - Auditing and Law
According to study plan
Language of instruction
This course offers a thorough introduction to the development, practice and economics of international shipping. It covers the market for ships and cargoes, ships types and trades and the drivers of the market. The students will learn the basics of chartering and different forms of employing the ship. The course is aimed at students who are interested in shipping and or international trade, and who wish to specialize in the management of shipping companies, work in ship-broking firms, banks or with consultants, finance and insurance organizations that include shipping in their portfolios.
After completing the course students shall have:
After completed course students will be able to:
During the course students should develop recognition of shipping’s role in society, shipping’s role in the world economy and be able to reflect on shipping’s responsibility to the environment.
Stopford, Martin. 2009. Maritime economics. 3rd ed. Routledge. Selected chapters
Gorton, Lars ... [et al.]. 2009. Shipbroking and chartering practice. 7th ed. Informa. Selected chapters on chartering to be placed on Itslearning in scanned version
Grammenos, Costas Th., ed. 2010. The Handbook of maritime economics and business. 2nd ed. Lloyd`s List
Students are advised to make use of computer-based tools in the course, for instance spreadsheets. At the examination, however, computer-based tools are not allowed.
Learning process and workload
The course will include a combination of lectures and plenary tutorials where solutions to exercises will be explained.
There will be mandatory hand-in assignments. The assignments will be in the form of small cases selected from textbooks and trade articles. Please note that whilst attendance is not compulsory, it is the students responsibility to obtain any information provided in class that is not included on the course homepage/It's learning or text book.
The students will be given a case to be worked on in groups or individually. Case will be presented to lecturer for review.
The following is an indication of the time required:
A three hour individual written exam concludes the course.
NSA 25211 - Written exam - counts 100% to the grading of the course NSA 2521 Shipping Management, 7,5 credits.
Examination support materials
BI-approved exam calculator and bilingual dictionary. TEXAS INSTRUMENTS BA II Plus™
Examination support materials at written examinations are specified under exam information in our web-based Student Handbook. Please note use of calculator and dictionary. http://www.bi.edu/studenthandbook/examaids.
Re-takes are possible at the next time course is offered.
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