Course Description

Ports have a key role in facilitating trade, playing a critical interface between marine and land based transportation.

They are part of international supply chain networks, the effectiveness of which drives trade competitiveness.

  • Course Objectives
    • To enhance strategic decision – making skill through analysis and integrated perspective
    • To understand core general management concepts as applicable to the Ship & ports sector

Who Should Attend?

Personnel from the ports, shipping and related logistics services within the maritime sector globally.

Personnel in the fields of logistics & transportation and supply chain in industrial & service companies.


Course Outline

  • Definition & type of marine ports.
  • Definition of terms used in port management.
  • Ports management types.
  • Types and functions of concerned parties in port management.
  • Private/public sectors role in port management.
  • Ports evaluation factors.
  • Benefits and beneficiaries of Ports Reform.
  • Ships Types & specifications.
  • Difference and specifications of Liner and
  • Tramp vessels.
  • Cargo types & specifications and handling.