• Ship Purchase Sale and Operation
    • School of Naval Architecture,Ocean & Civil Engineering
    • Credit. 2
    • TR332
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    • PAUSE
    • Fall , 2015
    • 1742
    • Course Description:
    • ( Exchange Programme )
    • Ship Purchase Sale and Operation is a core course, which combines both theories and practices. In terms of giving lectures, case studies and teamwork, the students are then getting familiar with ship and ship products markets, ship trading principles, and template contracts of sales and purchase of ship. Besides, it also covers pricing principles of ship products, and trends of ship finance. Therefore, the course will train the students to obtain fundamental knowledge of shipping management, and the capability of providing solutions to ship trading and operations. The contents consist of bidding and pricing on naval architecture, bidding and pricing on new-built ships, trading on second-hand ships and scraped ships, standard contracts and their terms, negotiations and payment methods, etc.
    • Course Syllabus:
    • 1.Introduction
      Understand essential elements
      Taxonomy of ships
      Global shipping routes
      2.Shipping Market Outlook
      1)Structures of market
      Four shipping markets
      How these four markets work
      How do these markets interact
      2)Shipping market outlook
      Freight market overview
      Market cycle
      Dry bulk market overview
      Tanker market overview
      Containership market overview
      3.Shipping market cycles
      Understand the cyclic nature in the shipping market, its basic stages, and the market behavior in each stage.
      Examine the shipping cycles in the history, and appreciate the volatility of the shipping market
      How to predict the cycles
      4.Demand and supply for shipping services
      Understand the concepts in demand for shipping
      Demand, quantity demand, change in demand, demand shift, derived demand, demand elasticity
      5 fundamental elements in determining demand for shipping
      5.Ships acquisition strategy

      6.Ship building market
      Long term demand
      Short-term equilibrium
      New building price

      7.Shipbuilding cost estimation
      Challenges in Cost Estimation
      Proportion of shipbuilding cost component
      8.The main factors affect the new building price
      9.Estimation of the new building price
      10.Sale and purchase market
      Secondhand ship market
      Second hand price

      11.Demolition Market

      12.Cost and revenue management
      The classification of cost
      Economies of scale
      How the shipping company/ship owner management revenue
      How to calculate ship productivity
      How to improve ship productivity
      How to compute cashflow
      What are the possible ways to cut cost, increase revenue
      13.International maritime center
    • Schedule:
    • Week 1. Introduction
      Week 2. Shipping Market Outlook
      Week 3. Shipping market cycles
      Week 4-5.Demand and supply for shipping services
      Home work:Elements affecting shipping demand in the freight rate market (simple statements how)
      Key influences on supply, and how to improve shipping supply and decrease supply (short run and long run)?

      Week 6. Ships acquisition strategy
      Week 7. ship building market
      Week 8-9.Shipbuilding cost estimation
      Week 10. The main factors affect the new building price
      Week 11. Estimation of the new building price
      Week 12. Sale and purchase market
      Home work: The main factors affect secondhand vessel shipping price
      How to estimate the price
      Week 13. Demolition Market
      Week 14. Cost and revenue management
      Week 15. International maritime center
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    • Yin Jingbo
    • Lecturer
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    • E-mail:
    • jingboyin@sjtu.edu.cn
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  • Prerequisite Course:

    The elements of shipping;engineering economy

  • Textbooks:

    Title: Ship Sale and Purchase
    Author(s): Iain Goldrein, Matt Hannaford, Paul Turner
    Series: Lloyd's Shipping Law Library Periodical:
    Publisher: Informa Law from Routledge
  • Grading:

    30%: Coursework
    70%: Examination
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