TS301111 - Shipping Management Seminars


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Portfolio assessment 100/100

Course content

Planning, documentation and implementation of: Safe anchor handling operations seen from the ship and from the rig Supply traffic

Learning outcome

Be fit to understand the complexity and diversity of the various maritime operations. Identify the success factors for implementing a secure maritime operation. Use scientific methods and practices for developing written reports. Independently update his/her knowledge in the field, both through literature search, consulting with experts and audit of own practice. Identify and explain the complexity and diversity of the various maritime operations. Demonstrate understanding of he challenges related to proper operation and operation of a shipping company. Demonstrate their ability to active use of the company's safety management system (SMS). Describe the success factors for implementing an advanced and safe operation. Show that he/she is mastering the subject topics through written reports and oral presentations. Ability to assess the environmental, ethical and economic implications of maritime operations and to use this knowledge through his/her future career. Skills to participate in discussions and ability to share his/her knowledge and experiences with others and contribute to the development of good practice in the field. Ability to communicate scientific information both orally and in writing. Knowledge about facilitating innovation and innovation processes.

Learning methods and activities

The course will be a mix of traditional lectures and weekly seminars on specific topics that will vary from year to year with mandatory attendance, and cases that students solve in groups and present in plenary for discussion.

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory assignment

Further on evaluation

Students will make a maximum of 3 group works gathered in a portfolio. All participants in each group will get the same grade. The grade from the portfolio counts 100%. All group works must be passed.Resit exam:If a group did not received a passing grade at one or more papers in the portfolio, the group can submit a portfolio with improved work at the resit exam. This is under the assumption that all group members agree.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Nautical Studies (353MN)
Nautical Studies (353YV)
Shipping management (432SM)

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2025

Language of instruction: English

Location: Ålesund

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Ocean Operations and Civil Engineering


Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn UTS Portfolio assessment 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Portfolio assessment 100/100 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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