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Certificate in Container Terminal Operations & Management

Operation, management and commercial understanding of the container terminal business by tutored distance learning

Starts: 11 February 2021

Delivered by tutored distance learning

Container Terminal Operations & Management

This course examines the essentials of container terminals from all angles, providing detailed knowledge and practical information for those wishing to increase or update their understanding.
To understand and be part of this dynamic sector, you need a detailed knowledge of container terminals and the trends shaping their development: the drivers of container traffic growth, ever-larger ships, innovative equipment, and evolving trade routes requiring new container terminals. As more facilities become operational, competition increases and the focus on costs, efficiency and service delivery becomes even more crucial.

When: 11 February 2021
Where: Delivered online with the support of leading industry experts
Duration: 12 weeks
Qualification: Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Professional Development Certificate

Ideal for:

  • Terminal and port operators
  • Container shipping owners, managers, brokers and charterers
  • Freight, cargo and intermodal logistics service providers, stevedores, forwarders and operators
  • Port and maritime authorities, management, regulators and consultants
  • Terminal providers and developers
  • Related professionals in insurance, law, finance, planning and government
  • All graduates and new employees

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100% Online - Learn from wherever you are!

At Lloyd’s Maritime Academy, lifelong learning is a concept that we’re passionate about and for this reason, we make it as accessible and flexible for our students.

Online learning puts you in control of your learning – especially suitable for all of us in the maritime industry where we often spend time away from home. With our courses you are free to study when, where and how you choose, and in the style and the speed that is right for you. Early morning, in a work break, late at night - it is entirely up to you so you can fit your education around your work and/or family commitments.

So what’s stopping you? Get in touch today and find out how we can help provide you with a timely career boost.


  • Introduction to the Container Business and the Role of Container Terminals
  • Types of Containers and Container Ships
  • Container Terminal Characteristics
  • Container Terminal Operations
  • HSSE Management of Terminals
  • Commercial and Financial Aspects of Container Terminal Operations


Download the full course syllabus to find out more about each module and what you will learn on the course.

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

                                                                         Larry James, SLASPA

Course Director

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Budha Majumdar,
Ports and Terminals Consultant

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.

"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"

                               Ollincuauhtli Mendez Ramirez, ICAVE Container Terminals HPH Mexico

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