Aims & Objectives
The aim of this course is to enable learners to acquire the underpinning knowledge relevant to the business of ports and terminals. For seafarers, ports are places of safety, for passengers and shippers they are interfaces between land and sea transport, and for port managers they are a business.
By the end of this course, you will have looked at a wide range of topics, including:
- Ports and their functions
- Cargoes and ships
- Port management
- Port finance and legal aspects
- Port planning, equipment and owners