MOST Operations

Objectives

  • To provide knowledge in intermodal maritime logistics, short sea shipping services and motorways of the sea.
  • To foster collaborative work and group cohesiveness as a method to optimise the development of logistics chains.

Methodology

This course takes place on board of a Ro-Pax vessel on a three-day short sea shipping route in the Mediterranean.

Departure and arrival will be from the Port of Barcelona. At the end of the course, successful participants will receive a diploma. This course combines sailing on a SSS route, theoretical lectures, workshops, practical visits and case study in groups.

Contents*

Lectures:

  • Intermodal Logistics
  • Integration of MoS in Intermodal Logistics Chains
  • Logistics and Environment: Energy Efficiency
  • Competitive Analysis: Types of Operations and Comparison of Costs between Different Means of Transport
  • Port and Shipping Lines Services

Workshops:

  • Maritime visit to the Port of Barcelona
  • Management of Port Terminals and Ship Loading Operations
  • Organization and Operations of a Ro-Pax Vessel:

– Stowing Operations

– The Bridge

  • Maritime visit to the Port of Genoa

Case study

  • Participants will solve a case study in teams. It is based on a transport operation in which different transport alternatives are analysed.

Participant profile

  • Professionals
  • Logistics, transport management and international business students

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Others (contact us)

Location

Barcelona

Duration

3 days.

Price per person

  • € 400
  • Accommodation included (two-person cabin)
  • Pack meals (optional): 50 € per person (two lunches, two dinners and two breakfasts)

Prices subject to change. Please, contact us.
*Specific contents may vary for every course.