TS200314 - Sustainable maritime logistics


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Aggregate score
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 60/100 3 hours D
Portfolio 40/100

Course content

  • Types of material flow in maritime logistics
  • Logistics performance measurement system in the maritime sector
  • Forecasts, inventory management, production planning, distribution, and purchasing in maritime logistics
  • Value of ICT in maritime logistics
  • Types of logistics operators in the maritime sector
  • Development of maritime supplier collaboration (strategy link)
  • Value creation in the maritime industry within supply chain perspective
  • Sustainable maritime logistics as a competitive strategy
  • Environmental logistics, return logistics, and environment issues in transport sector

Learning outcome

Learning Outcome - Knowledge: Use scientific methodology and methods for developing written reports. About international and national rules and regulations to contribute to sustainable and environmentally friendly development. Independently update his / her knowledge in the field of study, through literature searches, contact with academic communities and revision of own practice. Learning Outcomes - Skills: Apply basic theories and results of applied research to help plan and manage a sustainable maritime logistics chain. Conduct written and oral presentations of the subject's subjects actively contribute to the design of strategies and budget for enterprises. Learning Outcomes - Skills: Competence to participate actively in professional discussions and to have the ability to share their knowledge and experience with others and contribute to the development of good practice in the field of study. Ability to convey academic information both in writing and orally. Knowledge of adaptation for sustainable innovation and innovation processes.

Learning methods and activities

Educational methods: Lecture, group exercises

Further on evaluation

3 hour individual school exam (60%) Folders (40%) Students will prepare 1 group work in a folder. Group work is included in the assessment, and participants in each group get the same grade. Both exam and folder must be passed.

New and postponed exam: it is possible to take a written 3-hour school exam as a postponed exam. If a group has not received a passing grade on one or more of the answers in the folder, the group can, on the condition that all group members agree, be allowed to submit a folder with improved work in case of a postponed exam. If the student waits until the next ordinary exam, a new task must be solved. The student has the right to a postponed exam only in the part where the student has had a valid absence or has failed. New and postponed exams are organized the following semester.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Shipping management (432SM)

Required previous knowledge

TS200214 Maritime procurements.

Course materials

Will be announced at the beginning of the semester.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: English

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Nautic
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Ocean Operations and Civil Engineering


Examination arrangement: Aggregate score

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn UTS School exam 60/100 D 2023-12-21 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
G132 Gnisten/Fagskolen 1
Autumn UTS Portfolio 40/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD School exam 60/100 D INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Portfolio 40/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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