This first module provides an understanding of how the container business has evolved and continues to dominate maritime transportation innovation.
This module further examines the different types and characteristics of containers used in the global transportation of a variety of goods, and examines the characteristics and the growing sizes of container ships.
This module will help you understand basic container terminal design and how terminal requirements have evolved; explain the different physical characteristics of the terminal; describe the range of equipment used in container terminals; and understand how the layouts of container terminals vary according to the trades it services and the equipment used.
This module will give you an understanding of the various activities which had to be performed at a container terminal near you to place that container on the road.
This module considers some of the key Health Safety Security & Environmental issues in container terminals and how they are managed.
This final module will help you understand the sources of revenue for a container terminal; understand the typical cost structure of container terminal operations; and gain an appreciation of sources of finance and investment appraisal for container terminal development projects.
Qualification: Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Professional Development Certificate
Start date: 10th October 2016
Delivery: Part-time Tutored Distance Learning
Duration: 12 weeks
Fees: £1499 / US$2330 - £1649 / US$2560 + VAT if applicable. Take a closer look at fees
15% discount for IAPH members
CPD/CEUs: 21 hours / 2.1 CEUs
Personally I found it was an excellent course, well arranged and full of information. It has improved my knowledge of the container business and will go a long way in my development as a port employee
Budha is a highly experienced ports, shipping and logistics professional who has worked in port and terminal management since 1976.
During his career he has worked in the departments of marine, cargo operations, corporate planning and central executive, gaining a broad experience and knowledge of the global ports industry and the needs of the customers they serve.
We welcome companies placing individual students or groups on any of our publicly advertised distance learning courses, or for larger corporate groups we will deliver to your individual requirements, including instructor lead training, blended delivery solutions, customised assessments, flexible time-scales and dedicated support for learning and development managers.
It was very interesting and useful. It presented a very detailed scope of the Container Terminal and the information is up-to-date which is very important
Please be aware this course was formerly delivered by IBC Academy - we're aligning our business and it's the same great course but now with Lloyd's Maritime Academy
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