To provide training in port operations for vessels.
To show port operations and port facilities in detail and from a
To offer deep insight into maritime logistics, its actors and roles.
Recommended previous knowledge:
Basic knowledge of maritime transport.
The course on Port Operations is highly specialised. The contents are divided into workshops and lectures complemented by audiovisual material. The classes are interactive and the students are encouraged to participate actively. The documentation will be handed out both in hard and electronic copy. At the end of the course, successful participants will receive a diploma.
The port community and port operations: terminals, cargoes and agents
Services to vessels: Vessels, actors and services aids to navigation – system of supervision and control of the navigation aids of the Port of Barcelona
Environmental management of the port area
Efficiency network: Quality Plan for vessels
Suppliers (food, working materials,…)
PORTIC: Call request, customs & documentation
The port of the future
Visit to the Port of Barcelona
Visit to a tugboat operator
Visit to a mooring operator
Visit to the pilots corporation
Visit to port VTS Barcelona Port Control
Visit to MARPOL facilities
Visit to bunkering facilities
Visit to the harbour master / maritime rescue
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