Maritime technology (seminar)

Course Code :2109TEWTEL
Study domain:Maritime management
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:30
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:continuous assessment
Lecturer(s)Edwin van Hassel

3. Course contents *

The course mainly deals with current technological themes and evolutions in the maritime and port business. These issues will be addressed by the lecturers and guest lectures and also during a set of company visits. The topics include:

  • the development in handling technology and warehousing technology;
  • modern logistics management and IT technology;
  • shipbuilding, ship retrofitting and ship design;
  • dredging and nautical accessibility of ports;
  • market evolutions in the maritime industry in the field of vessel types, terminals and port policy

The excursions are a compulsory part of the course.