• To analyze the different elements that must be combined for the provision of rail-port services and to give the necessary training and information to those people who are going to decide and manage logistics chains in which the railway can be a profitable alternative by service, cost or time.
  • To know the infrastructures and equipment necessary for the use of the railway.
  • Promote the use of rail transport by disseminating its characteristics and particularities.


  • Publicizing the concept of co-modality as a tool for improving transport management.
  • Offering the necessary training and information for the management of logistics chains in which railway services can be a profitable alternative by service, cost or time.
  • Analyzing and calculating the economic and environmental savings that can be obtained from the use of the railway, both in internal and external costs, as well as in risks and time.
  • Giving an eminently practical point of view: showing the participants the railway-port infrastructures, the logistic and transport operations and how they are developed.
  • Allowing students to experience these operations first-hand.

Participant profile

  • Railway operators, logistical/transhipment operators
  • Port operators
  • Port administrations
  • Road companies
  • Import and/or export companies using these modes of transport


  • Eduardo Bandeira – Executive Director – Intermodal Portugal
  • António Nabo Martins – Chief Executive – APAT
  • Victor Caldeirinha – Council Board Advisor – Setúbal Port Authority
  • Ulisses Carvalhal – Regulation and Safety Directorate, MEDWAY
  • Paulo Niza – Commercial Directorate, MEDWAY
  • Eduard Rodés -Director, Escola Europea – Intermodal Transport

Course Coordinator:

  • Raquel Nunes – Responsible for Promotion & Training, Escola Europea – Intermodal Transport


7-9 October 2019


Lisbon, Portugal




  • General price: 700 €
  • Collaborator of Intermodal Portugal, APAT, AGEPOR, AAMC and Escola alumni: 550 €
  • Individual room additional cost: 150 €

What’s included?

  • All contents included in the programme (visits, lectures & workshops)
  • Registration fee
  • Teaching materials
  • Diploma (given to those who fulfil the minimum requirements)
  • Accommodation
  • Meals (schedule in the programme)
  • Transfers from the terminals to the hotels

This course, based on an experiential learning theory, combines:




A course that offers ample networking opportunities to its participants.


Sponsored by:


With the support of:

Logo APS - Administracao dos Portos de Sines e do Algarve S.A.
Administracao dos Portos do Douro, Leixoes e Viana do Castelo