Objective

International maritime transport costs tend to be on average between two to three times as high as the custom duties of importing countries. Even so it is the cheapest way of transporting large amounts of goods compared with other transport methods.

Understanding port operations for goods 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 goods
  • To show port operations and port facilities in detail and from a practical perspective
  • To offer deep insight to types of terminals, cargo particularities and cargo inspections

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?

8-12 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

  • Introduction: cargoes and their peculiarities
  • Port security: areas division, regulations and planning
  • Maritime assurances
  • Infrastructure and functions of the Border Inspection Post
  • EQ (containers, vehicles, marpol)
  • Risk management: dangerous goods and emergencies
  • Passenger services / loading and unloading of vehicles
  • PORTIC
  • Land services to the merchandise: rail/ schedules of pick up truck

Workshops

  • Visit to the terminals:
    • Containers – BEST Terminal
    • Cars- Autoterminal
    • Chemicals – Decal
    • Solid Bulk cargo – ICL
  • Visit to port facilities:
    • PIF
    • Scanner
    • Terminal Multipurpose – Portnou

Programme

Monday, 8th of July 2019
09:00 Welcome at the Escola Europea
09:15 Introduction: cargoes and their particularities
10:30 Port Security: areas division, regulations and planning
11:30 Break
12:00 Maritime assurances
14:00 End of the day
Tuesday, 9th of July 2019
08:30 Meeting point:  Escola Europea & introduction to the visit
08:45 Infrastructure and functions of the Border Inspection Post
10:00 Visit to Port facilities:

10:00 PIF

11:15 Scanner

12:30 Terminal MultipurposePortnou

13:30 End of the day
Wednesday, 10th of July 2019
09:00 Customs regulations
10:30 EQ (containers, vehicles, marpol)
11:00 Break
11:30 Risk management: dangerous goods and emergencies
13:15 End of the day
Thursday, 11th of July 2019
08:30 Meeting point:  Escola Europea & Transfer
  Visit to Terminals:

09:00 Containers – Best Terminal

10:15 Cars – Autoterminal

11:30 Chemicals – Decal

12:45 Solid Bulk cargo – ICL

14:00 End of the day
Friday, 12th of July 2019
09:00 Passenger services / loading and unloading of vehicles
10:00 PORTIC
11:30 Break
12:00 Land services to the merchandise: rail/ schedules of pick up truck
13:30 Closing ceremony

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