TS501218 - Advanced Logistics within Maritime industry


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment 100/100

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:


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 analyze academic problems on the basis of the history, traditions, distinctive character and place in society of the academic field of advanced logistics


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


Compulsory assignments

  • Oblig

Further on evaluation

Individual report. The report shall be submitted in NTNU's Exam System INSPERA as one pdf-file.

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.

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

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 semester.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Management of Demanding Marine Operations (MLAKMO)
Operational Maritime Management (830MDO)

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 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Marine Topics
Contact information


Examination arrangement: Assignment

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