|Tímabil||V10 - V12||07.03.11 - 25.03.11|
|Kennari||Dr. Dong Yang og Dr. Miaoija Liu
The course aims to provide a critical foundation for understanding maritime transport system in a wider range with a particular emphasis on economics and management. It is expected to lay out basic knowledge of the maritime industry by explaining and discussing the following topics: the history and overview of maritime transport, various shipping modes, main actors in maritime transport, shipping and port organizations, maritime logistics system, current status of maritime transport, new trends and challenges facing the shipping industry as well as environmental aspects. There is also a possibility to present the instructors' current research during the course.
- Students will gain a basic understanding of the complex interrelationships among different stakeholders as well as various activities within maritime industry, to gain adequate knowledge of port, shipping and logistics related issues.
- Students will be able to make an approach using a balanced knowledge of economics and management from a strategic level, when confronted with real-life problems in the maritime business
- Students will be able to develop a research project proposing a solution or an improvement to an existing maritime transport scenario.
NámsmatClass discussion, term paper topics discussion and briefing exercise (40%), final term paper written in the format of a listed international journal (60%).
In agreement with lecturers, students will choose research topics for their individual term papers.
In November 2006, Miaojia Liu moved to Denmark as a Post doc researcher in the Department of Maritime Research and Innovation at University of Southern Denmark. She joined the Centre for Maritime Economics and Logistics, Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Netherlands as Assistant Professor in January 2008 and worked there until December 2010. Dr. Liu will start to work for BIMCO (Baltic and International Maritime Council) as Chief Education Officer from May 2011 onwards.
Assistant Professor, Department of Maritime Research and Innovation
University of Southern Denmark