Identify the objectives of the International Safety Management Code and explain the main requirements of the code

Identify the objectives of the International Safety Management Code and explain the main requirements of the code

MARITIME OPERATIONS

 

Instructions to candidates:

 

a) Time allowed: Three hours (plus an extra ten minutes’ reading time at the start – do not write anything during this time)

b) Answer any FIVE questions

c) All questions carry equal marks. Marks for each question are shown in [ ]

 

1. Identify the objectives of the International Safety Management Code and explain the main requirements of the code. [20]

 

2. Discuss THREE types of specialized vessels and summarize the commodities they can carry. [20]

 

3. Explain what you understand by the following shipping terms:

 

a) Inward Processing Relief

b) Outward Processing Relief

c) Free zones [20]

 

4. Advise one of your clients on the operations and importance of the following international maritime organizations:

 

a) International Association of Classification Societies

b) International Maritime Organization

c) International Organization for Standardization [20]

 

5. Explain the importance of containerization to the transport industry and describe THREE container types widely used in shipping. [20]

 

6. Distinguish between the technical aspects of ship management and the financial aspects of ship management and provide examples to support your recommendations. [20]

 

7. Write notes on THREE of the following:

 

a) World Trade Organization

b) Baltic Exchange

c) Freight Forwarders

d) Chartered Shipbrokers [20]

 

8. Explain what you understand by the term bill of lading and describe the key points incorporated in a bill of lading. [20]


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