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48 - PTM - Port Management

PTM 101 - Port Concessions

Code Start Date Duration Venue
PTM 101 13 November 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PTM 101 04 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

This course aims to introduce the student with the basics of port management and feasibility of port investments. In this context the issues such as port site selection, port concession decisions, port profitability, port construction, maintenance methods, port site planning and etc. will be explored. Real life examples from the Mediterranean and the World will also be studied upon.

Course Objectives

  • Surveying of port and terminal operations
  • Understanding legal and bureaucratic procedures in ports and terminals
  • Providing information about economic feasibility in ports and terminals
  • Providing information about commercial maritime management
  • Understanding economic and financial management of ports
  • Understanding basic parameters of port investment

Who Should Attend?

  • Seafarers / Naval Architects 
  • Harbor Masters / State Employee in Transportation and Shipping Fields
  • Shipping Sector Administrators and Personnel
  • Transportation Administrators and Personnel
  • Transportation and Shipping Sector Representatives (Government, Businesses, NGOs)
  • Transportation and Shipping Sector Investors

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Port area selection
  • Obtaining concessions
  • Port hinterland connections
  • Port construction and dredging problems

Day 2

  • Appraisal of port value
  • Port concessions and profitability
  • Port concession and construction & financing

Day 3

  • Economic feasibility in port investments
  • Port marketing 
  • Inter-modality and port planning

Day 4

  • Lease scheme
  • Advice and support
  • Ongoing consultations regarding concessions

Day 5

  • Concession tariffs
  • General conditions
  • Concession period
  • Concession procedure