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Port Operations and Maritime Trade Logistics:
solutions for solid and liquid bulks

20-24 February 2017

Port operations and maritime trade logistics course for professionals: solutions for solid and liquid bulks

This course on Port Operations and Maritime Trade Logistics provides participants with an analysis of Barcelona’s experience in managing ports. It focuses on the planning, organisation and use of resources to ensure top level services for port users.

Participant's profile: professionals dedicated to the maritime freight transport

Place: Barcelona

Language: English

Price: 950€ per person
Special price for collaborators, 2E3S alumni and every second participant from the same company: 750€

Registration deadline: February 15, 2017


> To show port operations, vessel and terminal facilities in detail and from a practical perspective.

> To offer deep insights into maritime logistics, its actors, roles and market segmentation and trends.

> To foster critical thinking when calculating and analyzing costs in logistics operations.



(Course dates subject to minimum quorum.)


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Course programme

From 09:00 to 19:00

Opening Ceremony 

Logistics and transport of bulk cargoes

Incoterms 2010

> The Port Community and port operations

Services to vessels: Tugs, Pilots, Mooring, Marpol, Bunker, Water

From 09:00 to 18:00

Maritime visit of the Port of Barcelona

Electronic Communication Systems and Smart Ports

Demo Port Community Systems

Presentation of a real case and debate

> Presentation of the case study and group work

Port invoicing and Vessel Port Call Expenses

Visit to an intermodal terminal: Grimaldi

From 08:00 to 14:00

> Visit to terminals:

- Cement

- Agroalimentary bulk

- Petrochemicals

- Gas

Group work

From 08:00 to 18:00

> Visit to Port facilities:

- Pilots control tower

- Tugs


- Port reception facilities MARPOL VI: ECOIMSA

Group work

> Trabajo en equipo

From 09:00 to 13:00

Workshop. Group presentations – Analysis of results – Debate of Case Study 

Closing ceremony 

The course programme will be available to download shortly. 


To be confirmed.