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MARITIME AND PORT ECONOMICS

CODE 55537
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS 9 credits during the 1st year of 8708 Maritime and Port Management (LM-77) GENOVA

5 credits during the 2nd year of 10723 MARINE BIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY (LM-6) GENOVA

5 credits during the 2nd year of 10723 MARINE BIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY (LM-75) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SECS-P/06
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (Maritime and Port Management)
SEMESTER 1° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

Course description

The aim of the course is to provide students with a in depth knowledge about port economics, ports economic structure and the main trends in ports policies from an European perspective.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The aim of the course is to provide students with a in depth knowledge about port economics, ports economic structure and the main trends in ports policies from an European perspective.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course provides a in depth knowledge of the maritime macroeconomic framework of reference and focuses on the geographical and territorial aspects of maritime transport at different scales, deepening the geography of maritime transport, the economy of port regions and the role of port cities in global networks.

TEACHING METHODS

Classroom lectures, case studies, seminars, work group.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

PART 1

MARITIME ECONOMICS: MACROECONOMIC FRAMEWORK

Demand and organization of the shipping market

Shipping Market Cycles

Freight Rates

The principles of Maritime Trade

PART 2

THE GEOGRAPHY OF MARITIME TRADE

International Trade

Transport Terminal and Hinterlands

Inland Terminal / Dry Ports

PART 3

PORTS AND REGIONAL ECONOMIES

Maritime Transport and location

Regional Economies and European Framework

PART 4

PORT CITIES IN THE GLOBAL CITIES NETWORK

The leading maritime capitals of the world

Global Cities Network Theory

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

On aulaweb after the courses starting date

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

HILDA GHIARA (President)

CLAUDIO FERRARI

ENRICO MUSSO

LESSONS

LESSONS START

Sem: I

 

EXAMS

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Written and/or oral assessment.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
21/12/2021 09:30 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
13/01/2022 09:30 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
27/01/2022 09:30 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
08/06/2022 09:30 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
22/06/2022 09:30 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
05/07/2022 09:30 GENOVA Scritto + Orale
08/09/2022 09:30 GENOVA Scritto + Orale