BULK SHIPPING

BULK SHIPPING

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Code
59818
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
9 credits during the 2nd year of 8708 Maritime and Port Management (LM-77) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
SECS-P/08
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Maritime and Port Management)
semester
1° Semester

OVERVIEW

The course analyses the bulk shipping market under the points of view of demand, supply, business management, and economic-financial management.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course analyses the bulk shipping market under the points of view of demand, supply, business management, and economic-financial management.

Teaching methods

Traditional tectures

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Part I: The bulk shipping industry

  • The international bulkmaritime  trade
  • The world bulk fleet analysis

 

Part II: The bulk shipping business

  • The bulk shipping business dynamics
  • The main actors: the shipowner, the charterer, the non-owner operator, the chartering broker

 

Part III: Economic and financial management of a bulk shipping company

  • The main costs
  • Ship finance
  • Risks physical and future hedging

 

Part IV: Bulk shipping safety

 

Part V: Bulk shipping insurance (technical issues)

 

Part VI: Bulk shipping port terminals

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Gozzi A., Scarsi R. (2013), Bulk Shipping, (2 ed.), Giappichelli Ed., Torino.

Foreign students are free to study on Italian or English textbooks. In the latter case, they can refer to 

the following materials: Stopford M., Maritime Economics, Routledge, (2009 ed.);

Barry Rogliano, 2017 Annual Review and/or UNCTAD, 2017 Review of Maritime Transport.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Monday, 9 a.m.

Exam Board

ROBERTA SCARSI (President)

ANTONIO GOZZI (President)

LUCA CORTIMIGLIA

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Traditional tectures

LESSONS START

1st semester

ORARI

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile su EasyAcademy.

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BULK SHIPPING

EXAMS

Exam description

Written and/or oral assessment.

Assessment methods

The exam may consist in oral/written open questions concerning the entire program.

For students wishing to prepare the exam in English, a written assessment consisting of several open-ended questions will be administered

FURTHER INFORMATION

At the end of the course, students should be able to identify and explain the bulk shipping dinamics, and to identify and interpret the market status.