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MOST Operations

This course takes place on board of a Ro-Pax vessel on a three-day short sea shipping route in the Mediterranean. This course combines sailing on a SSS route, theoretical lectures, workshops, practical visits and case study in groups.

STUDENTS ENROLLED

    Objectives

    • To provide knowledge in intermodal maritime logistics, short sea shipping services and motorways of the sea.
    • To foster collaborative work and group cohesiveness as a method to optimise the development of logistics chains.

    Methodology

    This course takes place on board of a Ro-Pax vessel on a three-day short sea shipping route in the Mediterranean.
    Departure and arrival will be from the Port of Barcelona. At the end of the course, successful participants will receive a diploma. This course combines sailing on a SSS route, theoretical lectures, workshops, practical visits and case study in groups.

     

    Contents*

    Lectures:

    • Intermodal Logistics
    • Integration of MoS in Intermodal Logistics Chains
    • Logistics and Environment: Energy Efficiency
    • Competitive Analysis: Types of Operations and Comparison of Costs between Different Means of Transport
    • Port and Shipping Lines Services

    Workshops:

    • Maritime visit to the Port of Barcelona
    • Management of Port Terminals and Ship Loading Operations
    • Organization and Operations of a Ro-Pax Vessel:

    - Stowing Operations

    - The Bridge

    • Maritime visit to the Port of Genoa

    Case study

    • Participants will solve a case study in teams. It is based on a transport operation in which different transport alternatives are analysed.

    Participant profile

    • Professionals
    • Logistics, transport management and international business students

    Languages

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

    Location

    • Barcelona
    • A Mediterranean port
    • Ro-Pax vessel

    Duration: 3 days

    Price per person

    • € 400
    • Accommodation included (two-person cabin)
    • Pack meals (optional): 50 € per person (two lunches, two dinners and two breakfasts)

    Prices subject to change. Please, contact us.
    *Specific contents may vary for every course

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