Escola Europea

Introduction to Intermodality

In this course every group can select the workshops and lectures to suit their needs.
 In the workshops, participants get to know first-hand how port operations and facilities work in real life. In the lectures and debates, key issues in transport, logistics and international business are considered.



    • To show port operations and the vessel’s facilities in detail and from a practical perspective.
    • To offer an introduction to the motorways of the sea and intermodality using a theoretical and practical approach.


    The course gives priority to practical training and is based on experiential learning. Terrestrial visits to specific parts of the port and on-board visits to a vessel are carried out, during which its main actors explain the operations in detail. The training is completed by lectures in a classroom environment, during which the students are encourate to participate actively.



    • Introduction to Intermodal Logistics
    • Logistics and Environment: Energy Efficiency
    • Integration of the Motorways of the Sea in Intermodal Logistics Chains
    • Analysis of a Case Study


    • Maritime visit to the Port of Barcelona
    • Organization and Operations of a Ro-Pax Vessel:
      – Stowing Operations
      – The Bridge
    • Management of Port Terminals and Ship Loading Operations
    • Visit to an Intermodal Terminal
    • Visit to a Container Terminal
    • Visit to a Vehicle Terminal
    • Visit to ZAL – Logistics Activities Zones


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


    • Barcelona


    • Two days

    Price per person

    • € 195

    A meal on board of the vessel is included

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