TS501218 - Advanced Marine Logistics


Course content

The course will provide the students with a deep understanding and overview over state-of-the-art and emerging national and international solutions (what exists, responsibilities, organization etc.) with regard to the following topics: " Offshore asset protection and coastal & sea surveillance solutions (O&G installations, Wind Turbines, Fish Farms, Tidal Power parks etc.). " Track-and-tracing of sea traffic and personnel. Purpose and technological applicable solutions. " Emergency Preparedness solutions for handling of different types of unwanted Marine Incidents and Accidents " Improved communication and logistics planning by cloud-based e-Navigation - state-of-the-art national and international solutions.

Learning outcome

Having passed the exam it is expected that the candidate: Knowledge: - Has gained in-depth understanding and overview over state-of-the-art and emerging solutions in the academic field of advanced logistics planning for demanding marine operations - has thorough knowledge of the scholarly theories and methods in the field of advanced operations logistics - can apply knowledge to new types of advanced operations - can analyse academic problems on the basis of the history, traditions, distinctive character and place in society of the academic field of advanced logistics Skills: - can analyse and deal critically with various sources of information and use them to structure and formulate scholarly arguments within logistics planning - can analyse existing theories, methods and interpretations in the field of logistics planning and work independently on practical and theoretical problems - can carry out an independent, limited research or development project under supervision and in accordance with applicable norms for research ethics General competence: - can analyse relevant academic, professional and research ethical problems - can apply his/her knowledge and skills in new areas in order to carry out advanced assignments and projects - can communicate about academic issues, analyses and conclusions in the field of advanced operations logistics, both with specialists and the general public - can contribute to new thinking and innovation processes within advanced logistics

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and business visits

Compulsory assignments

  • Oblig

Further on evaluation

Re-sit examination:Students who failed the exam or have a legitimate leave of absence from the exam, will be allowed to re-sit the exam during the next re-sit opportunity. Exam registration requires that class registration be approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from the previous semester can be approved by the department. The student must have 80% attendance in the course in order to register for the exam. Special cases are assessed individually by submitting an application to the Study Program Manager. The report shall be submitted in NTNU's Learning Management System INSPERA as one pdf-file.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Management of Demanding Marine Operations (MLAKMO)

Course materials

Selected research papers and cases.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Ocean Operations and Civil Engineering


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