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EVN1016 How to ensure safe operation,facing the green shift

Course description for academic year 2022/2023

Contents and structure

This is a online-based introductory course where participants can gain 2.5 credits (sp) if they take a home exam. Participants who choose not to take the exam will be given a course certificate if an assignment has been approved during the course. More info about this at startup.

The course covers a total of 12 hours tuition, spread over 6 lessons.

  • Lesson 1: Green transition in the maritime industry
  • Lesson 2: Maritime regulations
  • Lesson 3: Safety Management / ISM Code
  • Lesson 4: Risk Management, systematic HSE work
  • Lesson 5: Risk Analysis
  • Lesson 6: Regulators supervision regime

Each lesson will consist of 4 x 30 minutes plus a 15 minute break between each session. A session will last for 3 hours including breaks. The lessons will be held once a week over a period of 6 weeks.

Central topics are maritime safety regulations, systematic HSE work, risk assessment and regulatory work related to the transition to greener operations in the maritime industry. The safety of the crew on board ships will be particularly emphasized in this course, but the topics covered will be based on practical challenges and dilemmas that are important for employees at various levels in maritime and maritime-related companies, both private and public.

Entry requirements


Recommended previous knowledge

Interested in and/or experience from maritime activities. Participants must be able to follow the lectures and read and understand English in writing.

Compulsory learning activities



Written individual home exam, 3 hours

Examination support material

All examination support material is allowed

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