Maritime Administration (MARA)


MARA 2401  Introduction to Ships and Shipping  4 Credits   (3 Lec, 2 Lab)  

Introduction to the maritime industry and ships used in the transportation of goods and services. Shipboard nomenclature, types and missions of merchant ships, shipbuilding nomenclature and dimensions, shipbuilding materials and methods, modes of cargo handling and their impact on ship design.
Prerequisite(s): Reading level 7
Course Type: Academic