• To provide training on intermodal transport and logistics
  • To show port operations, vessel and terminal facilities in detail and from a practical perspective
  • To offer deep insight to maritime logistics, its actors, roles and market segmentation and trends
  • To foster critical thinking when calculating and analyzing costs in logistics operations


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.



  • Intermodal Logistics and Motorways of the Sea
  • Port invoicing and Vessel Port Call Expenses
  • Incoterms & International payment systems for goods – promissory notes, documentary credit & export credit
  • Management and Operations in a container terminal – Ships and yard Planning
  • Port Technologies: Smart Ports
  • Logistics and Environment: Energy Efficiency


  • Organization and Operations of a Ro-Pax Vessel:

– Stowing Operations
– The Bridge

  • Management of Port Terminals and Ship Loading Operations
  • Maritime Visit to the Port de Barcelona
  • Visit to a container terminal: BEST
  • Visit to Port facilities:

– Border Inspection Post
– Port reception facilities MARPOL VI: ECOIMSA
– Pilots control tower
– Tugs

  • Case Study – Intra European Intermodality

Participant profile

Professionals dedicated to the maritime transport of freight and logistics and transport students.


  • English
  • Spanish
  • Others (contact us)




5 days

Price per person