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CODE 101125
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR IUS/06
LANGUAGE English
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 2° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The Teaching Unit introduces students to the knowledge of the basic international rules, now in force, concerning shipping and maritime transports as well as marine insurance, which are to be considered fundamental for the professional training in the maritime field.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The aim of the course is to introduce students to the knowledge of the basic items concerning the vessels’ utilization, including their safety and security, and maritime carriages of goods, through an analysis of the relevant national, international and E.C. laws and rules.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The aim of the Teaching Unit is to introduce the students to the knowledge of the basic rules and documents concerning the shipping field and maritime carriages as well as of the basic rules concernning marine insurance (hull&machinery, cargo insurance and P and I Clubs).

The Teaching Unit complies with the STCW provisions on skills and competences required for deck officers, marine engineer and electrotechnical officers providing with all the necessary theoretical knowledges.

TEACHING METHODS

The Teaching Unit is based on traditional lessons as well as on seminars and/or meetings aimed at the study of specific topics and also on testimonials from maritime operators and on analysis of relevant legal texts and documents.

Working students and students with certified SLD (Specific Learning Disorders), disabiity or other special educational needs are advised to contact the teacher at the beginning of the course to agree on teaching and exam arrangements so to take into account individual learning patterns, while respecting the teaching objectives.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

·     Maritime law sources

·     Maritime Administration 

·     Maritime Zones and jurisdiction

·     The ship and its administrative regime (concept of ship, ship registration and nationality, technical and human seaworthiness, ship documents and certificates)

·     Safety and Security Rules: International Standards (Solas and Marpol Conventions, ISM Code and ISPS Code, STCW Convention, Maritime Labour Convention, Colregs, etc.)

·     Port and Navigation Controls, (PSC, VTS, etc.) – Classification Societies

·     The shipping operators :

shipowner, shipmanager, master/officers/crew, vessel’s agent, broker and forwarding agent

·     Ships and property:

-Shipbuilding and Ships Sale Contracts

·     Charterparties and carriages by sea:

-  Bareboat charter and vessel Leasing contract

 - Time charter, Voyage charter, Contract of   affreightment, Service contract

-   Carriage of goods and containers by Sea in national and international traffics

-   -   Carriage of Dangerous Goods (IMDG Code)

- Shipping Documents (Charterparties, Bills of lading, Seawaybills, Time sheets, etc.)

*General Average

* Pilotage, Towage and Salvage at Sea Rules

*Marine Insurance:

-Hulls and Machinery coverages,

-Goods coverages,

-P and I Clubs.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

  1. G.M. Boi, Principi e tendenze nel diritto marittimo, Giappichelli 2016

       2. Texts and materials delivered by the teacher and available in Aulaweb.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

GIORGETTA MARIA BOI (President)

FRANCESCO CUGURRA

MONICA BRIGNARDELLO (President Substitute)

ENRICO MOLISANI (President Substitute)

LESSONS

Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral examination exclusively.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Oral questions on all the topics covered by the program of the Course.

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
18/12/2023 15:00 GENOVA Orale
08/01/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale
05/02/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale
29/05/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale
13/06/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale
03/07/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale
11/09/2024 15:00 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

Examinations can be repeated during the same session

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