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Nautical Programmes ILOs

The intended learning outcomes (ILOs) have been formulated for the following programme streams:

Maritime Safety and Environmental Protection Stream

At the end of the Programme, the students should be able to

  • Understand the environmental risks from the marine and the shipping sector
  • Recognize MARPOL technical annexes
  • Pollution and preparedness response techniques.
  • Understand the required certificates for each type of ships.
  • Understand the harmonized system of survey.
  • Understand the role of port state control, flag state control.
  • Identify the various instruments covering the system of certification.
  • Understand delegation to classification societies.
  • Recognize the classification society role in enhancing maritime safety.
  • Extrapolate the diverse concepts of maritime crisis management.
  • Identify the framework and associated issues of managing crisis.
  • Classify ways of decreasing hazards.
  • Illustrate methods to reduce damage to the maritime environment.
  • Point out scheme to ensure safety and security, protect environment and property during crisis.
  • Analyze the steps necessary to establish and implement a contingency plan.
  • Understand the importance of standardization.
  • Understand the ISO series and their relationship to ISM Code.
  • Gain knowledge about the development of ISM code and its requirements.
  • Use IMO Instruments such as conventions, Protocols, Amendments, Recommendations, codes, guidelines and Resolutions to extract any information they need.
  • Determine any legal or technical aspects of IMO Instruments.
  • Identify search areas and search patterns.
  • Recognize search techniques and procedures.
  • Apply search and rescue system.
  • Manage and organize search and rescue operations.
  • Describe the steps of making marine safety investigation.
  • Factors that affect the human factor and cause accidents.
  • Use different investigation models.
  • Identify the steps of writing the marine safety investigation report.
  • Be aware of utilizing the regulations for Special Purpose Ships, Special Trade Passenger Ships, wooden vessels and fishing vessels.
  • Deal with various auditors and surveyors for different inspections.
  • Apply requirements and recommendations developed by IMO, FAO, ILO and Classification Societies as well as by National Organizations.
  • Recognize the International conventions complying with Non - convention ships.
  • Identify the Special Purpose Ships recognize the survey of Special Purpose Ships

Offshore Operations Technology Stream

At the end of the Programme, the students should be able to

  • Describe risk assessment.
  • Understand principles and types of Hazard.
  • Describe Qualitative Assessment and Quantitative Assessment.
  • Identify ISM code.
  • Understand special measures to enhance maritime safety.
  • Identify environmental aspects.
  • Describe management system documentation.
  • Understand basics of Dynamic Positioning.
  • Identify Dynamic Positioning principles.
  • Identify different offshore operations.
  • Understand the international safety standards for platform and mobile offshore drilling units.
  • Analyze Output From Risk Assessment.
  • Identify Methods of Risk Reductions.
  • Understand occupational health, safety, and environmental policy.
  • Describe overriding authority.
  • Acquire knowledge about all offshore operations.
  • Identify Offshore hazards, Personal and occupational risks.
  • Understand Personal Responsibility for Safety (P.R.F.S).
  • Perform Personnel Transfers operation safely.
  • Describe how Oil and Natural Gas are produced.
  • Identify how to use each type of propellers to get a good maneuver.
  • Understand the characteristics of supply vessels.
  • Describe the legal aspects of salvage operations.
  • Identify Offshore Transfer of Personnel to or from Vessels Requirements.
  • Use Risk Assessment within the Marine Industry.
  • Control nonconforming materials and equipment.
  • Perform analysis and improvement.
  • Acquire knowledge about offshore special operations.
  • Operate DP system efficiently.
  • Identify Personal and occupational risks.
  • Perform anchor handling and tow operations in different ways according to the efficiency of the anchor handling vessels and weather condition.

Port and Shipping Management Stream

At the end of the programme, students should be able to

  • Understand the competitiveness in terms of total transportation chain and how their goals can be achieved by maximizing the effectiveness of supply chain.
  • Understand port management, including the role and significance of ports in maritime transport, & the importance of ports to the national/regional economy.
  • Understand Port Performance Indicators (PPI).
  • Examine the specific position of shipping and ports in the logistics and supply chain and introduce the main analytical tools as well as decision making techniques of logistics and marketing and their applications in the shipping and port sector.
  • Know the concept of maritime economics, including maritime supply and demand of all shipping markets.
  • Analyze the impact of understanding the major maritime economics concepts of successful business practices.
  • Understand guidance and provision of the operational and technical management of general cargo, container, dry bulk and liquid bulk terminals.
  • Identify contemporary environmental issues in port & shipping industries and air quality in ports (Port emissions).
  • Understand the environmental management of ports and chain operations.
  • Understand Noise, Energy Management and the Impact of Climate Changes on port infrastructures.
  • Examine the legal and regulatory framework of Commercial Maritime law.
    Provide understanding of both the fundamentals and principles of Accounting.
  • Recognize the concepts of Financial Accounting-type.
  • Understand Maritime Safety Management systems which oblige companies to address real causes of hazardous situations, non-compliance with mandatory requirements, and non-conformities with the requirements of the ISM Code, and then eliminate the causes.
  • Understand a complete picture of the Maritime Transport Industry so that those concerned with shipping can see their own specific field of activity in perspective.
  • Provide a sound basic knowledge of the economics of international ship broking and chartering, and explaining the principles and their practical application.
  • Obtain sound understanding of the primary responsibilities of a human resource manager as well as the integration between the HR department and other departments inside an organization

Maritime Technology Stream

At the end of the Programme, students should be able to

ยท         Understand the competitiveness in terms of total transportation chain and how their goals can be achieved by maximizing the effectiveness of supply chain.

  • Understand port management, including the role and significance of ports in maritime transport and the importance of ports to the national/regional economy.
  • Understand Port Performance Indicators (PPIs).
  • Examine the specific position of shipping and ports in the logistics and supply chain and introduce the main analytical tools as well as decision making techniques of logistics and marketing and their applications in the shipping and ports sector.
  • Know the concept of maritime economics, including the maritime supply and demand of all shipping markets.
  • Analyze the impact of understanding the major maritime economics concepts of successful business practices.
  • Understand guidance and provision of the operational and technical management of general cargo, container, dry bulk and liquid bulk terminals.
  • Examine the legal and regulatory framework of Commercial Maritime Law.
  • Understand the Maritime Safety Management systems which oblige companies to address real causes of hazardous situations, non-compliance with mandatory requirements, and non-conformities with the requirements of the ISM Code, and then eliminate the causes.
  • Understand a complete picture of the Maritime Transport Industry so that those concerned with shipping can see their own specific field of activity in perspective.
  • Provide a sound basic knowledge of the economics of international ship broking and chartering, explaining the principles and their practical application.

The targeted ILOs have been formulated and applied to all the educational courses and practical drills and classified according to what is followed in higher education in Egyptian and international universities, namely:

1.     Knowledge and Understanding.

2.     Practical/Professional skills.

3.     General and Transferable skills.

4.     Attitudes and Ethics.

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