Shipping And Port Management Specialist In Maritime Logistics

Category: Shipping And Port Management Specialist In Maritime Logistics

Course Description

This course covers many topics including shipping lines, container tankers, dry bulk, and port-centric logistics; it is a helpful, up-to-date resource for students of logistics and logistics professionals.

Benefit of Attending

  • Examine the latest developments, knowledge and practices taking place in logistics and supply chains within the shipping and port industry
  • Define maritime logistics value and its strategic significance
  • Provide a global perspective on the increasingly key area of logistics
  • Understand all the aspects of logistics including container shipping, dry and wet bulk shipping, and port-centric logistics
  • Define logistics hub and its applications for container ports and improve Supply chain accessibility and efficiency

Course Outline

  • Maritime logistics in concept
  • Maritime logistics value defined
  • Strategic significance of maritime logistics value
  • Concluding remarks
  • Logistics and supply chain management
  • Logistics and transport
  • Global trade and international maritime trade
  • Global trade and international trade
  • Characteristics of intermodal transport
  • Containerisation of intermodal transport
  • Advantages of intermodal transport
  • Containerisation and intermodal transport
  • Development of intermodal transport
  • Combined transport operators and their services
  • Towards innovative intermodal transport
  • The human element in science and theory
  • Effects on system performance and wellbeing
  • Background on container shipping
  • Configuration and design of liner shipping services
  • Shipping routes, network patterns and port centrality
  • Supply chain integration in the maritime shipping industry
  • The impact of supply chain integration on shipping firm performance
  • Literature review
  • Container line logistics activities
  • Liner operator case studies
  • Strategic groups
  • Transfer components
  • Marine terminals
  • Contractual relationships
  • Cargo transfer procedures
  • Cargo losses
  • Dry bulk trade
  • Dry bulk fleet
  • Economies of dry bulk trade
  • Principles of dry bulk shipping logistics
  • Intermodality and seaport inland access
  • Intermodal terminal facilities
  • The dry port concept
  • Dry port examples in Europe
  • Logistics hub in perspective
  • Application of logistics hub to container port
  • Economics and social network theories for container hub port evolution
  • Supply chain accessibility and efficiency
  • System design
  • Strategy
  • Management
  • Hinterland logistics and its influence on global supply chains
  • Ports and logistics chains
  • Port authorities in logistics chains
  • Review of relevant literature
  • Evolution of port research
  • Supply chains and seaports
  • Integration of ports in supply chains
  • Research model and data collection
  • Empirical analysis and results