Università telematica internazionale UNINETTUNO

MBA in Maritime and Shipping Management - Piano degli Studi

The Master’s course lasts one and a half academic year corresponding to 90 ECTS credits structured in videolessons, seminars, exercises, conferences, tutoring activities, research activities and training periods. The Master’s course includes nine modules and a research dissertation:

Module 1 – Principles of Maritime and Shipping Management - Coordinator: Prof. Athanasios Giannakis
Module 2 – International Law of the Sea- Coordinator: Prof. Athanasios Giannakis
Module 3 – Marine Geography and Oceanography - Coordinator: Capt. Markos Botsaris
Module 4 – Port and Ship Cargo Operations and Management – Coordinator: Dr. Ekaterini Migly
Module 5 – The Law of Carriage of Goods by Sea - Coordinator: Prof. Athanasios Giannakis
Module 6 – Marine Insurance- Coordinator: Prof. Athanasios Giannakis
Module 7 – Chartering - Coordinator: Prof. Athanasios Giannakis
Module 8 – Marine Environment and Pollution- Coordinators: Dr. Fotios Tsopelas
Module 9 – Research Methods- Coordinators: Prof. Kyriakos Kouveliotis
Module 10 – Dissertation - Coordinators: Master’s Scientific Committee and Faculty

In order to get the Master’s title, that will be issued by the International Telematic University UNINETTUNO, the student has to prepare a final thesis on a topic agreed with the Master’s course Scientific Committee.

Module Course description ECTS Professor Tutor

Principles of Maritime and Shipping Management

This course provides an overview of the complex world of the Maritime Industry and importance of the shipping industry in the global economy. The course is designed to introduce students to the major aspects of the shipping industry on an international environment.  Students gain a deeper understanding of shipping management, with particular reference to the nautical and shipping terminology, the functions of shipping companies, the types of ships, the crew and management of robotics in shipping. International Organization and Associations are also presented to the students as well as the regulatory and legal shipping environment.

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Prof. Athanasios Giannakis

Alexandra Protopapa

International Law of the Sea

This course focus on the codification of the law. The course seeks to provide systematic knowledge on each jurisdictional zone in the oceans. To this end, this part will examine:
internal waters, territorial sea, archipelagic waters, international straits, contiguous zone, continental shelf, exclusive economic zone, high seas, and the Area. Maritime delimitations should also be discussed. Moreover, this course will address various issues, such as freedom to navigation, the protection of the marine environment, the conduct of marine scientific research, marine safety and security, and peaceful settlement of international disputes relating to marine affairs. In so doing, this course purports to provide students with a thorough legal understanding with regard to use of the oceans.

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Prof. Athanasios Giannakis

Alexandra Protopapa

Marine Geography and Oceanography

This subject introduces students to the use of nautical charts as well as to the main characteristics of the oceans with their physical and technical characteristics that relate to navigation and shipping. Sea ports and river ports where ocean going vessels proceed are examined and international straits are considered. From meteorological and oceanographic aspect, a consideration is made to the tropical cyclones and ocean currents. Students are introduced to ship’s navigation and obtain a thorough understanding on nautical charts and navigational aids.

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Capt. Markos Botsaris

Alexandra Protopapa

Port and Ship Cargo Operations and Management

This course introduces the operational aspects and the liabilities concerning cargoes during loading, discharging and its transportation. It also concerns the port industry and the underlying principles of port activities. The safety and security in the port is also analysed in depth through the presentation of various case studies. Commercial documentation is described in detail and students are presented with the different types of cargo that are transferred in different parts of the world. Finally a consideration is made to the vessel’s port expenses.

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Dr. Ekaterini Migly

Alexandra Protopapa

The Law of Carriage of Goods by Sea

The law of Carriage of Goods by sea is the key role subject of shipping. This subject provides a comprehensive introduction to the law and practice of carriage of goods by sea, explaining the types and significance of charter parties, the role of bills of lading, the duties of the parties to a contract of carriage and the operation of international regimes, including the Hague Rules, the Hague Visby Rules and the Hamburg Rules.

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Prof. Athanasios Giannakis

Alexandra Protopapa

Marine Insurance

This module is designed to familiarise the students with the operation of the international market for marine insurance. The UK’s Marine Insurance Act 1906 has been adopted in many jurisprudences, and many policies are written on standard wording developed in London by Lloyd’s, marine insurance companies and P&I Clubs. Students will examine the history of marine insurance, the operation of the market and the forms of insurance available to ship owners and cargo owners. The module introduces the basic concepts of marine insurance law, including insurable interest, utmost good faith, the concept of indemnity and its consequences for insurers, as well as conventions concerning insurance cover of international interest, such as removal of wrecks.

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Prof. Athanasios Giannakis

Alexandra Protopapa

Chartering

Chartering is the umbrella that covers all the other maritime modules taught in this course. This subject covers many different topics that help the students understand in depth the role of chartering in sea transportation. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the role of the shipbroker and the agent, the different type of charter-parties and their practical use as well as the chartering procedures, through workshop. Detailed analysis takes place on the chartering negotiations, the terminology and the importance of the various clauses. Topics from all the previous subjects, will be found in this course.

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Prof. Athanasios Giannakis

Alexandra Protopapa

Marine Environment and Pollution

This module explores the degree to which humans have deleterious effects on oceans through the introduction of substances or energy, and the ways in which these are managed and remediated. Students will examine how different kind of inputs are affecting the oceans. Moreover, The International Conventions will be analysed, in order to understand the existing regulations and the procedures followed in cases of marine pollution.

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Dr. Fotios Tsopelas

Alexandra Protopapa

Research Methods

This course focuses on the providing the framework for research methods analysis. Based on the basic elements of primary and secondary research, the course analyses all the relevant concepts from a research perspective, and attempts to develop a rigorous approach to the processes of research and prepare students for drafting a research postgraduate thesis or a research project. Qualitative and quantitative approaches are also presented as strategic methodological tools. The module also covers the techniques needed to critically appraise published research but also to help students to publish their own work.

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Prof. Kyriakos Kouveliotis

Alexandra Protopapa

Dissertation

 

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