The first module provides an introduction to the core elements of the container shipping industry and covers topics such as the global economic developments, origins and principles of containerisation, evolution of scheduled services and the emergence of container ports around the world.
This module describes the types and characteristics of container ships that are deployed in the carriage of international maritime transport including their dimensions. In addition, the module will explain the measurement and basic layout before going on to describe the stowage planning processes involved in container transport. Finally the module will discuss the role of the main shipping companies that are involved in this industry.
The third module describes and explains the types of container that are used in the carriage of a variety of cargo on board container vessels in international maritime transport. This includes aspects with regard to dimensions, types of containers, container tracking, and inventory management as well as container security in international maritime transport.
This module describes and explains the role of container ship operations in international logistics including the evolution of ports, inland container distribution centres and ship service patterns to manage seaborne transport in the global supply chain.
This module explores the various costs and revenue components of managing and operating scheduled container liner shipping services on a global scale. This will include principles of calculating voyage, operating and capital costs and relate them to components of revenue in these services.
The final module describes the business operations of container shipping companies, explaining how they manage ships through strategies such as alliances and consortia. It examines the framework of the global economy and the role of the container shipping industry in enabling the flow of international trade which is an outcome of global economic growth.
This is a perfectly structured course with well prepared materials