Programme in Port and Terminal Management

To ensure a thorough knowledge and understanding of port and terminal management

Program Fee: ₹59000/- Incl. GST

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  1. Introduction to shipping
  2. Logistics Role in the Economy/Organization 
  3. Logistics and Customer Service 
  4. Logistics and supply chain management 
  5. Five P’s and 7 R’s of Logistics Management 
  6. Modes of Transportation 
  7. World Sea Routes
  8. Major And Minor Ports In India
  1. Containerisation
  2. Ocean Freight Rates -Ocean Freight Calculation 
  3. ICD, CONCOR, CFS  – Functions
  4. Customs Brokers 
  5. Freight Forwarders and Consolidators
  6. Shipping Agents
  7. Stevedorers
  8. Documentation
  1. Ports and Harbours
  2. Port Limits, EZ, customs frontier
  3. Tidal variations, Natural Harbour, Artificial harbour, Warm water port, All weather port.
  4. Breakwater, out/ anchorage, port conservancy by dredging for deep berth
  5. Different types of Berths
  6. Port charges 
  7. Cargo related charges
  8. Role of TAMP
  1. Facilities in a terminals
  2. Privatisation of terminals
  3. Import/export cycle of terminal
  4. Last minute connectivity
  1. Different types of Cargo
  2. Different types of Packaging
  3. Broken stowage
  4. Angle of Repose and Bulk cargo
  5. Proper and improper storage
  6. Stowage factor and grain/bale capacity
  7. Broken Stowage and its importance
  8. Maintenance trim and balance
  1. Importance of Stevedore
  2. Knowledge of Stevedore
  3. Coordination of Loading and Discharging
  4. Selecting the right equipment
  5. Right workforce
  1. Displacement, Standard displacement
  2. DWT, GRT, NRT, Lightship, LOA, BEAM
  3. Cargo Calculation based on stowage factor 
  4. Broken stowage
  5. Reason for broken stowage and financial loss
  1. Bulk cargo and its nature
  2. Moisture content, maximum moisture limit
  3. Spontaneous combustion of coal cargo and MSDA certification
  4. Working of project cargo
  5. Gear safety and certification
  1. Applications of information Technology
  2. Inventory Control
  3. Decision Making
  4. Statistics of Service
  5. Technical aspects of Shipping
  6. Simulation Analysis

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