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At the end of lectures students should be able:

  • To perceive and handle concepts of passenger shipping markets and the functions of companies, destinations and societies,
  • To be able to delve into decisions affecting strategy and/or everyday management of a passenger shipping company or a destination or a maritime region

The course aims to analyze the basic concepts of passenger shipping industry, to study different market structures in order to understand the distinction between the coastal shipping and cruise shipping markets and its impact on the organization, competition and strategies. Greek coastal market is a major part because of its importance for the islands and its important size and its relation to University’s of the Aegean location.

The main scope of Passenger shipping management to offer the essential cognitive background  (and the experience if possible) for the comprehension of  different passenger markets like ferries, cruises or yachts and their impacts on economies and regions.