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MARITIME TRADE LAW PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
ILT324 MARITIME TRADE LAW 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : English
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. SELMA KARATEPE
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to introduce the general principles and theories of maritime law in accordance with international developments.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include the subjects as in ship, flag, ship register, ship ownership, ship mortgage, operation of the ship, equipping and operating concepts, equipment subsidiary, building partnership, captain, ship man, freight contract and its types and rights and obligations of the parties, documents in freight contracts, compulsory execution in sea law concepts and issues as in transfer of ship ownership, rescue in sea accidents, collision, dispatch, assistance, general average, lay time and demurrage, passenger carriage contracts, loading, unloading and delivery in overseas sales contracts.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Analyze the application areas of marine law.
Analyze collision, rescue, assistance and general advantage by giving samples.
Analyze the legislation regarding the responsibility of the carrier.
Analyze the types of freight contract.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Reading Ship (Concepts, Types, Provisions It is Subject To, Its Legal Nature) Lecture & Question and Answer
2 Reading Identity of the Ship (Title, Mark, Port of Registry, Tonnage, Nationality) Lecture & Question and Answer
3 Reading Ship Registry, Structure Registry, International Turkish Ship Registry Lecture & Question and Answer
4 Reading Board Document Lecture & Question and Answer
5 Reading Ship’s Property - Right of Mortgage on the Ship (Marine Loan and Mortgage of Ship) – Usufruct on the Ship Lecture & Question and Answer
6 Reading Shipper (Concept, Disponent Owner) – Shipper’s Liability (Loan and Liability Concepts – Liability of, Liability with, Liabilities Resulting from Actions of Workers Employed by the Shipper, Limited Liability) Lecture & Question and Answer
7 Reading 1976 London Convention Regarding Limitation of Liabilities Held by the Shipper Lecture & Question and Answer
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading Association of Shipowners Lecture & Question and Answer
10 Reading Captain (Duties and Authorities, Responsibilities, Rights) Lecture & Question and Answer
11 Reading Freight Contract (Concepts, Types, Legal Nature, Contractual) – Essential and Secondary Freight Contracts – Fulfilling the Freight Contract (Loading, trip, unloading, delivery) Lecture & Question and Answer
12 Reading Bill of Lading (Concepts, Types, Content, Clauses, Relation of It with Freight Contract, Demand Right of the Holder for the Delivery of the Load, Right of Disposition of the Agent on the Load, Liability of the Holder for the Wrong Disposition as a Faulty, Real Provision) Lecture & Question and Answer
13 Reading Overseas Sales Contracts. (CIF, FOB, C&F, FAS) Lecture & Question and Answer
14 Reading Liability of the Holder (in general, liability for the loss and damage of the load, liability for the unsuitability at the beginning, liability for the duty of care for the load, mandatory quality of liability provisions, irresponsibility conditions, foreclosure and period of limitation, tortious liability, liability on -) Lecture & Question and Answer
15 Reading Examining Maritime Provisions of Turkish Code of Commerce (Amendment in the current provision of law) Lecture & Question and Answer
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Sheppard A.M. (2013), Modern Maritime Law Volume I: Jurisdiction and Risks 3rd ed, UK: Informa Law from Routledge
Liu, C. (2009), Maritime Transport Services in the Law of the Sea and the World Trade Organization, Peter Lang
Goldby M.,(2013), Electronic Documents in Maritime Trade: Law and Practice Oxford

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Mid-Term Exam 1 50
Final Exam 1 50
TOTAL 2 100
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Explain the historical development process of Aviation Management.
2
Use computer programs related to Aviation Transportation.
3
Define basic concepts related with aviation management.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the information and facts in the field with other social sciences such as law, sociology, philosophy and history.
2
Classify the relationship between the basic functions of the business and the interactions between these functions.
3
Apply knowledge and skills related to his / her field by considering the legal aspect of occupational health and safety.
4
Explain the concepts of entrepreneurship and innovation with the field.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Manage operational activities related to the airline.
2
Gain lifelong learning skills and use knowledge of the field in the business life with the awareness of social responsibility.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Prepare written agreements with relevant institutions in accordance with the legislation.
2
Perform the theoretical and practical knowledge related to the field with appropriate analytical methods and modeling techniques in business life.
3
Manage all phases from planning to implementation of aviation operations as a member of a team.
4
Cooperate with stakeholders related to air transport.
5
Develop the modern techniques and tools necessary for applications related to the field.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Execute a study in his/her field independently.
2
Decide as an individual or a team member to solve the problems encountered in applications related to the field.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate advanced knowledge and skills in his/her field with a critical approach.
2
Apply activities to improve his/her performance and his / her responsibility in line with the learning objectives by determining the learning needs.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Communicate with people and institutions related to the field in writing and verbally.
2
Explain his/her thoughts on the issues related to the field and suggestions for solutions to the problems by the related departments by using supporting quantitative and qualitative data.
3
Organize projects and activities for the social environment with social responsibility consciousness and to be able to apply those.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Manage airports and terminal operations efficiently using aviation and business information.

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 3 39
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 7 4 28
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 5 3 15
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 41 0 126
Total Workload of the Course Unit 126
Workload (h) / 25.5 4,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0