Grade 10 – Maritime Economics

December 11, 2015

Working ashore

Cargo Forwarding & Clearing Forwarding & clearing agents arrange the clearing of imported cargo from the harbour, and the export of cargo.This involves ensuring that all documention is completed properly. Cargo logistics Arranging the movement of cargo from source to destination. Liner Services Managing ships, crews and cargoes on liner […]
December 11, 2015

Marine Salvage

Personnel involved in salvage operations Specialist Staff Salvage Master Naval Architect Engineers Divers Logistic Co-ordinators Oil Pollution Specialists Helicopter Crews Salvage Tug Crews
December 11, 2015

Maritime Law and Maritime Policing

Maritime Lawyers’ Roles Compile and check maritime documents (e.g. contracts, charter parties, bills of lading, sale & purchase of ships). Maritime litigation (e.g. injuries on board; cargo problems; payment disputes, etc.). Procedures, inquiries, claims following maritime accidents and damage to ships or cargoes. Legal advice to cargo owners, shipowners, shipmasters […]
October 16, 2015

Port location, construction and operations

To work their cargoes safely and efficiently, ships need to be alongside a sheltered wharf onto which they can discharge their cargoes or from which they can load their cargoes. Therefore, if a lot of cargo will be moved and a lot of ships will call to load or discharge […]
October 16, 2015

Factors influencing the feasibility of port construction

The following are some of the factors that will be important to study while research is being conducted into the feasibility of the construction of a harbour : The major purpose of the harbour : Is it to be built to export a particular commodity, e.g. a mineral that is to […]