|Course Code :||3303ITMMA3|
|Study domain:||Maritime management|
|Semester:||Semester: 1st/2nd semester|
|Study load (hours):||84|
|Contract restrictions: ||No contract restriction|
|Language of instruction :||English|
|Exam period:||exam in the 2nd semester|
At the start of this course the student should have acquired the following competences:
Specific prerequisites for this course:
The course 'Technology Workshop' requires a good knowledge of port and maritime economics as to better grasp the technological issues discussed during the course.
2. Learning outcomes
Upon completion of the course, students will be capable of applying their insights in maritime technology challenges and understand how technology in the port and shipping industry contribute to improve operational efficiency.
More specifically, by the end of the course, students will understand the following issues:
- How do shipping and port-related companies integrate technology in the management of assets and processes?
- How are management activities in shipping and ports impacted by technological developments?
- What are best practices in technology management in the port and shipping industry?
3. Course contents
The course 'Technology Workshop' consists of an introductory lecture and a series of selected visits to relevant actors and experts in the field of port, maritime and logistics technology.
The visits relate to the following activities:
Port construction and development
Maritime Accessibility and Safety (DEME, URS)
Ship construction and technical analysis (TU Delft, Damen Shipyards, Marin, Huisman)
Port technology and strategy (port of Rotterdam, port of Antwerpen, etc...)
Logistics planning and technology (Sea-Invest, Nova Natie, Tabaknatie, PSA)
Cargo handling technology (Sea-Invest, Nova Natie, Tabaknatie, PAS)
Logistic management and technology in production companies (BASF, ArcelorMittal, Total)
Succeeding in this course is not a question of learning by heart, but of opening your mind and by paying full attention to everything what you hear and what you see.
The course starts wih an introductory lecture during which the whole working procedure, the main objectives and the content of the program is explained.
4. Teaching method
Class contact teaching: Lectures
Project-based work:In group
5. Assessment method and criteria
Continuous assessment: Participation in classroom activities
Written assignment: With oral presentation
6. Study material
The following study material can be studied on a voluntary basis:
7. Contact information
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