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48 - PTM - Port Management

PTM 105 - Port Development and Control

Code Start Date Duration Venue
PTM 105 02 October 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PTM 105 27 November 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
PTM 105 18 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

This course aims at acquainting 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 and maintenance methods, port site planning, etc. will be explored. Real life examples from the Mediterranean and the World will also be studied upon.

Course Objectives

  • Surveying port and terminal operations
  • Understanding legal and bureaucratic procedures in ports and terminals
  • Providing information about ports traffic control
  • Providing information about environmental protection
  • Understanding Human Resources 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, marina, coast and city integration
  • Port performance analysis and public port privatization issues
  • Macro-Level Inter-modality planning

Day 2

  • Port Human Resource management
  • Port equipment planning 
  • Port quality management

Day 3

  • Marina management 
  • Environmental protection and shipping
  • Best practices from the EU & USA

Day 4

  • Port users and their agents
  • Owners and landlords vs. operators
  • Management structures, ports personnel, roles and functions

Day 5

  • Freight station operations
  • Navigation and traffic control
  • Ship stowage planning