Port Management and Operations

Course Info

Length: 1 Week

City: Rotterdam

Type: In Classroom

Available Dates

  • July-15-2024

    Rotterdam

  • Sep-16-2024

    Rotterdam

  • Nov-18-2024

    Rotterdam

Dates in Other Venues

  • July-01-2024

    London

  • July-08-2024

    Dubai

  • July-15-2024

    Istanbul

  • Aug-12-2024

    Athens

  • Aug-12-2024

    Hamburg

  • Sep-02-2024

    London

  • Sep-09-2024

    Dubai

  • Sep-16-2024

    Istanbul

  • Oct-14-2024

    Hamburg

  • Oct-14-2024

    Athens

  • Nov-04-2024

    London

  • Nov-11-2024

    Dubai

  • Nov-18-2024

    Istanbul

  • Dec-09-2024

    Hamburg

  • Dec-09-2024

    Athens

Course Details

Course Outline

5 days course

Introduction to International Trade and Logistics

  • Importance of international trade and the role of shipping in this vast trading network.
  • Type of ships and type of cargo they carry. Essential Shipping Knowledge and Shipping Terminology
  • How the different types of cargo are categorized, stored on board the ship and transported over the seas.
  • Key Customers and Players of the Maritime Industry
  • Role of the Maritime Administration in Port Operations

Ports and Their Functions

  • Warehousing and storage of merchandise on land and stevedoring to and from vessel
  • Inland access and intermodal connections
  • Loading and unloading, handling transhipment of cargo
  • Capacity Planning

Port Project Management – Techniques and Principles

  • Principles of project management
  • Difference between normal and project operating activities
  • Understand the importance of good quality port project management

Impact of Changing Technology on Ports

  • Smart Port
  • Smart Technologies/Applications in Smart Ports
  • Big Data in the Shipping Industry
  • Artificial Intelligence to Improve Maritime Transport
  • Internet of Things Connectivity
  • Blockchain Technology to Make Shipping Faster
  • Smart Technology Solutions to Improve Port Efficiency

HSSE (Health, Safety, Security and the Environment) in Ports Management

  • Importance of HSSE in port sector
  • Review HSSE management concept
  • Understand and review best practice in port management
  • Regulatory framework for port safety and security
  • Risk Management

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