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48 - PTM - Port Management

PTM 130 - Logistics of Container Shipping

Code Start Date Duration Venue
PTM 130 12 August 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PTM 130 16 September 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PTM 130 21 October 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PTM 130 25 November 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PTM 130 30 December 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

This course covers areas in logistics, shipping and supply chain management. It contains wide-ranging overview of the chartering field, and the mechanisms driving the market. Participants in this course will develop information on liner trade and maritime container logistics covers commercial, technical and operational aspects.

Course Objectives

  • Creating solid commercial and legal grounding in the shipping business 
  • Understanding the international shipping process
  • Tracing the journey of products from factory through to arrival at the warehouse
  • Understanding the issues that port operation officers face
  • Knowing what to do when things get wrong 

Who Should Attend?

  • Shipping lines personnel 
  • Port operations officers 
  • Supply chain personnel 
  • Those who needs to improve his knowledge in supplying global multi-modal logistics services

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Introduction to container freight
  • The supply chain
  • Sale contracts
  • Letters of credit
  • Global trade and international maritime trade
  • Global trade and international trade

Day 2

  • How container freight works 
  • Different types of freight 
  • Developing liner service networks in container shipping
  • Background on container shipping
  • Configuration and design of liner shipping services
  • Shipping routes, network patterns and port centrality

Day 3

  • Voyage and time chartering
  • Charters
  • Bills of lading 
  • Laytime /demurrage
  • Cargo claims
  • Cargo damage
  • Letters of indemnity
  • Ship’s arrest
  • Insurance policy 

Day 4

  • Maritime security from a contractual/chartering point of view
  • The law of agency
  • Cargo agents
  • Container shipping costs
  • Revenue and freight rates
  • Container shipping business regulations and documentation

Day 5

  • Multimodal transport
  • Intermodal freight transport and logistics
  • Characteristics of intermodal transport
  • Containerization of intermodal transport
  • Advantages of intermodal transport
  • Containerization and intermodal transport
  • Development of intermodal transport
  • Combined transport operators and their services
  • Towards innovative intermodal transport