5: Shipping, Transport (Rail, Barges) and Logistics

  • Introduction to international trade and world shipping
  • Shipping freight markets: supply demand and freight formation
  • The market for ships: second-hand, newbuilding and scrap
  • Ship chartering I: chartering process, type of contracts and charter parties
  • Ship chartering II: voyage estimation, cargo measurement and laytime calculation
  • Introduction to shipping risk management
  • Linear and container shipping operations
  • Port  and termnial operations and management
  • Introduction to oil and gas pipelines


  • Professor Amir Alizadeh

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