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Syllabus for

Academic year
MMA126 - Marine transport and economics
 
Syllabus adopted 2011-02-21 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: MPNAV
7,5 Credits
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Not passed
Education cycle: Second-cycle
Major subject: Mechanical Engineering, Shipping and Marine Technology
Department: 48 - SHIPPING AND MARINE TECHNOLOGY


Teaching language: English
Minimum participants: 8
Maximum participants: 50

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0107 Examination 7,5 c Grading: TH   7,5 c   Contact examiner

In programs

MPNAV NAVAL ARCHITECTURE AND OCEAN ENGINEERING, MSC PROGR, Year 2 (elective)

Examiner:

Tekniklektor  Anneli Rask
Tekniklektor  Fredrik Olindersson


Replaces

MMA125   Marine transport and economics


Eligibility:

For single subject courses within Chalmers programmes the same eligibility requirements apply, as to the programme(s) that the course is part of.

Course specific prerequisites

Fulfilment of the three first years in mechanical engineering at Chalmers
or equivalent or a Bachelor of Science with honour from a recognized
university

Aim

The aim is to give the student basic knowledge of the shipping industry with technical and
economical aspects. This aim includes the understanding of the influence from an international market on the development of new transport solutions involving ships and ships equipment.

Learning outcomes (after completion of the course the student should be able to)

* describe the actors in shipping * identify and describe ship types and their characteristics * describe the shipping markets and the influence of market cycles * calculate the economic result of a specific voyage * identify and explain the different costs associated with shipping * explain the difference between bulk shipping and general cargo shipping * describe different ways of financing ships * describe the role and impact of regulatory framework of maritime economics

Content

To be specfied later. See the course home page.

Organisation

Lectures given by professors and specialists, two assignments and two studytours to ship and harbour respectively

Literature

To be specfied later. See the course home page.

Examination

Written exam and approved assignment


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