Transportation and Ports Economics

The course covers the topics of economics in transportations and ports (macroeconomics trends, globalization, supply chain scenarios, etc).
It allows to get an overview about ongoing dynamics in the globalized material and cargo flow with industrial, economic and financial effects, particularly on the consequences that port are facing as main actors of the new challenges.

Additionally, the international maritime and ports terms are covered in order to use a common language taking into account international standards.

Main contents
The course is composed by six modules.
Module 1 - International maritime and port laws

  • Geneva 1923,  (Convention of International regime of Maritime Ports)
  • Montego Bay 1982, 1994 (United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea)

Module 2 – Economics of maritime transportation and ports

  • Economics and techniques of maritime transportation
  • Principles of maritime economics and ports
  • Law, territorial and economics of ports

Module 3 – European Union financing, port system and maritime transportation

  • European Union financing on ports and transportations
  • Organization of port systems in Mediterranean sea
  • Cargo transportation  (sea motorways, corridors, routes, etc.)
  • Passenger transportation

Module 4 – Intermodal transportation, Ports management

  • Intermodal transportation system
  • Port classifications, Port authorities, Port rules
  • Safety in the ports

Module 5 – Customs, Incoterms, Distriparks

  • Customs
  • Incoterms 2000 e 2010 (International Commercial Terms)
  • The Distriparks (Distribution Parks closed to Ports)

Module 6 – Port installations, Informations systems, Ship classifications, Documents

  • Port Installations: classification and use
  • Information systems inside and between ports
  • SHIP classifications  (Ro-Ro, feeder, etc.)
  • Maritime freights: tarifs, etc.
  • Documents in international trade (letter of credit, bill of lading, etc)

Who should attend

  • Port Authorities personnel
  • Managers, directors of maritime companies, and port companies
  • Logistics managers
  • Supply Chain managers
  • Purchasing managers
  • Anybody who wants to develop capabilities in the field

     Giuseppe Lovecchio, CFPIM, CSCP, CPF
APICS Master CPIM and CSCP Instructor.
More than 3500 education hours already delivered to managers and executives

Duration and delivery mode

  • Three days
  • Sessions in english, french or italian
  • In-company or in class

The course includes the documentation (slides in pdf format, etc.).

At the end of the course a certificate of attendance will be delivered  by an APICS Master CPIM & CSCP Instructor.

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