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NAUT 1856 - Ship Management 2

Ocean Navigation Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

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Course Details

This course will provide students with an understanding on the applicable content of various Regulations covering Canada Shipping Act, 2001. The regulations that are covered are: Load Line Regulations, Marine Personnel Regulations, Marine Transportation Security Regulations, Pilotage Act, Merchant Seamen Compensation Act, Potable Water Regulations, Quarantine Regulations, Regulations for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships and for Dangerous Chemicals, Shipping Casualty Reporting Regulations, Shipping Inquiries Investigations Rules, Vessel Certificates Regulations, Marine Insurance, Charter Party, Bill of Lading, Customs and Immigration Act, Canada Labour Code, Agency, Salvage, and Legal consequences of infractions of regulations.



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Outline the contents of the Canada Shipping Act (CSA, 2001).
  • Describe the Pilotage Act and Vessel Reporting System.
  • Describe the role of Custom House and Immigration.
  • Describe the contents of Quarantine Regulations and De-rat Certificates.
  • Describe the Load Line Regulations.
  • Define Charter Parties and Bills of Lading, and describe the contents.
  • Explain the procedures for Noting and Extending Protest.
  • Describe the Marine Insurance contract and responsibilities of master/owner/others.
  • Describe the Salvage Agreements and master’s responsibilities.
  • Respond to Shipping Casualty Reporting and Shipping Inquiries Investigation Rules.
  • Describe the tonnage measurement.
  • Describe the roles of agents.
  • Describe the business aspect of putting into port with damaged ship or cargo.
  • Describe Marine Personnel Regulations (Parts 2 & 3).
  • Describe the Marine Transportation Security Act and Regulations.
  • Describe the responsibilities as per Pollution Prevention Regulations as per Canada.
  • Extract relevant information from the Canada Labour Code.
  • Describe obligations of master in the event of emergencies, collision, distress, search, and rescue.

Effective as of Fall 2011

Related Programs

NAUT 1856 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Transportation

  1. Master 500GT Domestic
    Part-time   Associate Certificate


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