Waterway Transport

Inland waterways transport system: Waterway systems, the characteristics, the constraints and development of inland waterways, types of inland marine vessels, inland ports and terminals, inland waterway shipping companies, barge owners. The basic legal principles: national regulations, multilateral agreement, contract rights and liability rules. The economic aspects: the organization and conduct of inland waterway transport, calculations relating to inland vessels

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

Kummer, S. (2010): Einführung in die Verkehrswirtschaft. UTB. Fiedler, J. (2005): Bahnwesen: Planung, Bau und Betrieb von Eisenbahnen, S-, U-, Stadt- und Straßenbahnen Thomas, B. (2001): Eisenbahngüterverkehr, Teubner Spendel, C. (2006): Straßengüterverkehr, Neuer Wssenschaftlicher Verlag GmbH Nfg KG, 2006 (2.Auflage in Vorbereitung) Viadonau Hrsg.)(2005): Handbuch der Donauschiffahrt, Wien Lorenz,h. (2009): Leitfaden für Spediteure und Logistiker in Ausbildung und Beruf Bd. 1, DVZ Hamburg 2009 Verkehrsrundschau, Internationales Verkehrswesen DVZ, ITZ, ÖVZ, Verkehr

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lectures, discussion

Assessment methods and criteria

final written exam

Prerequisites and co-requisites

none

Infos

Degree programme

Logistics & Transport Management (Bachelor)

Cycle

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

2.00

Language of instruction

German

Curriculum

Part-Time

Academic year

2021

Semester

2 SS

Incoming

Yes

Learning outcome

After the completion of this module, the students will be able to list and to compare the specific aspects of a transport carrier in land based transport methods: road, rail and inland waterways.

Course code

0391-11-01-BB-DE-18