Superintendents (SI) work as connecting persons between vessel, master, chief engineer, suppliers, yards etc.
This course focuses on giving the student tools to succesfully work as, or work with, a marine superintendent.
- knows central laws, regulations, conventions and similar
- knows what certificates, and such, are crucial in shipping companies
- knows the duties of an SI
- can plan dockings and monitor newbuildings
- is able to manage maintenance work in a shipping company fleet
- can handle safety related duties
- has basic knowledge about recruiting and human resources
- knows how financial management and the SI position are connected
- is familiar with the International Safety Management Code and related work
Content of the study unit
- Laws, regulations, conventions and other regulatory instruments of importance for a shipping company and its vessels (ISM, MARPOL STCW ... )
- Introducing cooperation models between shipyards and shipping company
- Management of maintenance and safety related processes
- Financial consequences of processes
Assessment criteria – satisfactory (1-2)
The student knows regulatory and other documents that are central for ship management
The student knows how to work with safety management in a shipping company (ISM)
Assessment criteria – good (3-4)
The student is able to handle most central processes concerning ship management in a shipping company. The student further is able to see the financial consequences of such processes and knows how to cooperate with other closer stakeholders.
Assessment criteria – excellent (5)
The student is confident with processes covering most areas of interest in a shipping company. The student is able to see the financial consequences of different actions and knows the fundamentals of cooperating with different stakeholders such as yards, safety authorities, suppliers and so on.