• To provide training in intermodal logistics, short sea-shipping services and the motorways of the sea.

  • To get to know the benefits and calculate the savings to be gained from the use of the motorways of the sea, in terms of costs, the environment and risks.


This course takes an inquiry-based learning approach. It takes place on board of a Ro-Pax vessel on the crossing between Barcelona and Civitavecchia. Departure and arrival will be from the Port of Barcelona. During the trip, students will attend lectures, workshops and work on a case study in groups. Additionally this course includes a guided tour and some free time to enjoy the eternal city of Rome, therewith fostering personal relations between the participants. At the end of the course, successful participants will receive a diploma.



  • Integration of Motorways of the Sea in Intermodal Logistics Chains

  • Port Terminal Management

  • Logistics and Environment: Energy Efficiency

  • Ports and Shipping Lines Services

  • Competitive Analysis: Types of Operations and Comparison of Costs between Different Means of Transport

  • Innovation in transport


  • Maritime visit to the Port of Barcelona
  • Management of SSS Terminals and Ship Loading Operations
  • Visit to the Bridge
  • Organisation and Operations of a Ro-Pax Vessel:
    • Stowing Operations
    • The Bridge

Case Study

Participants will solve a case study through collaborative teamwork. It will cover

  • Cost calculation
  • External marginal cost calculation

Participant profile

  • Professionals
  • Logistics, transport management and international business students


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


  • Barcelona
  • Civitavecchia
  • Ro-Pax vessel


4 days

Price per person

€ 590

  • Includes accommodation (double/triple cabin), meals on board, a guided tour to Rome and the Diploma. Individual cabins are available at an additional cost.

Prices subject to change. Contact us for more information.