Objective

Port operations are necessary to facilitate maritime trade between trading partners. It is pivotal to ensure that the operations are smooth and avoid congestion in the harbour. Hence, port operations can be defined as all policies, reforms and regulations that influence the infrastructure and operations of port facilities. This includes shipping services.

Understanding port operations around vessels is essential for the sector. This is why the Escola chose to give professionals and students the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge around this subject, which will prove useful in the short-term and vital in the long-term.

Specifically

  • To provide training in port operations for vessels
  • To show port operations and port facilities in detail and from a practical perspective
  • To offer deep insight into maritime logistics, its actors and roles

Participant Profile

  • Students of port management, nautical and maritime transport, transport management and logistics
  • Early or mid-career ship and port agents wishing to expand their knowledge
  • Shipping company personnel wishing to understand the work of the agent
  • Port terminal personnel wishing to understand how  port operations and services work

When?

1-5 of July 2019

Where?

Port of Barcelona

Language:

English

Price

  • 600€/ pers.
    * Registration for the two weeks of the Summer School (Vessels & Goods) will result in a 200€ discount for the two courses.

Lectures

Theoretical classes on port operations and on the port commununity given by professionals active in the sector.

Visits

Visits and workshops to port terminals and operational areas.

Networking

Networking activities and collaborative team work.

Theoretical Contents

  • The port community and port operations: terminals, cargo and agents
  • Services to vessels: vessels, actors and services
  • Services to vessels (II): mooring
  • Services to vessels (III): aids to navigation
  • Port security: areas division, regulations and planning
  • Industrial Security: ISPS
  • Environmental management of the port area
  • The role of the Ship Agent
  • Management of vessel suppliers
  • Efficiency Network: quality plan for vessels
  • The port of the future

Workshops

  • Visit to the Port of Barcelona
  • Visits to port facilities:
    • Pilot control tower
    • MARPOL
    • Control center
    • Tugs

Programme

Monday, 1st of July 2019
09:00 Welcome at the Escola Europea
09:15 Opening Ceremony
09:45 The Port Community and port operations: terminals, cargoes and agents
10:30 Services to vessels: vessels, actors and services – E. Cortada
12:00 Break
12:30 Maritime visit to the Port of Barcelona – M. Miquel
14:00 End of the day
Tuesday, 2nd of July 2019
08:30 Meeting point:  Escola Europea & introduction to the visit
08:45 Aids to navigation – System of Supervision and Control of the Navigation Aids of the Port of Barcelona
9:30 Visit to Port facilities:

09:30 Control Tower

10:45 Tugs

12:00 Pilots

13:15 Mooring & Bunkering

14:00 End of the day
Wednesday, 3rd of July 2019
09:00 Environmental management of the port area
10:30 Industrial security (ISPS)
11:00 Break
11:30 Efficiency Network: quality plan for vessels
13:15 End of the day
Thursday, 4th of July 2019
08:30 Meeting point:  Escola Europea & Transfer
  Visit to Port facilities:

09:00 MARPOL

10:30 Stowing Operations

11:00 Harbour Master/ Maritime rescue

12:30 Suppliers (food, working materials,…)
14:00 End of the day
Friday, 5th of July 2019
09:00 Ship agent role
10:30 Break
11:00 The Port of the future
13:30 Closing ceremony

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