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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
ULT441 MARITIME TRADE LAW 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
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. SACİDE VURAL
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

Kender R., Çetingi, E., Yazicioglu, E. (2009), Deniz Ticaret Hukuku Volume: 1 / Temel Bilgiler, Istanbul: On Iki Levha Publications
Sheppard A.M. (2013), Modern Maritime Law Volume I: Jurisdiction and Risks 3rd ed, UK: Informa Law from Routledge
Kaner D.İ.,(2018) Deniz Ticareti Hukuku I-II Filiz Kitabevi

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
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
Define the basic concepts of economics, administrative and human sciences.
2
2
Summarize the basic communication theories with information about the field of Radio Television and Cinema.
1
3
Communicate and explain the current information about communication with communication theories.
1

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the knowledge and facts in the field of communication with other areas of social sciences such as law, philosophy, economics, politics, and sociology.
1
2
Explain the structure and operation of the radio, television and cinema industries and use this information in their professional life.
2

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Using the data sources published in his / her field effectively, he /she conduct research and use the results in his / her studies.
1
2
Analyze the international media structures and choose the media structure that is appropriate for his/her community.
2

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level through media practices.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Apply his / her knowledge about media management and organization in his / her professional life.
1
2
Propose individual or team solutions for any problems in professional applications and production.
2

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the developments in the field of communication, the studies related to the field and the mass media tools, and critically discuss the acquired knowledge.
2
2
Critically interpret the economic, political and sociological dimensions of the media.
2
3
Recognize universal norms of law and evaluate existing structures in the field of communication in the context of communication law and communication ethics and apply these gains throughout life.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Conduct literature research in a foreign language related to his/her field.
1
2
Prepare presentations for the film festival in Turkey and abroad, media organizations and communication symposia by using the communication skills.
3

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Defend scientific, social and ethical values in his / her field studies.
3
2
Create film history, script, fiction, audio and video techniques knowledge and designs short or feature film stages.
2

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