Container Terminal Management

14 November - 27 November

Why this course?

Today’s port professionals need a profound understanding of container terminal management, the evolutions impacting their development and the challenges and opportunities for container ports: growth of container traffic requiring extra container capacity, ever-larger vessels calling at your port and terminals, containers lines alliances, automated port terminal operations, the increasing importance of intermodality and increasing competition emphasizing cost efficiency and service.


  • Introduction & container terminal handling
  • Operational aspects
  • Intermodal aspects
  • Legal aspects
  • Port of the future

For whom

Everyone who is faced with managerial or operational aspects of the container business, such as:

  • Managers of port authorities who are closely involded in handling containers or who wish to develop their container handling activities
  • Managers of container terminals
  • Managers of forwarding companies, shipping agents, cargo brokers, shipping companies, terminal operators & other logistic players with a focus on shipping and handling container cargo

Practical details

The agenda of the course will be communicated before the start. Over the 2 weeks in Antwerp, participants will experience a true immersive experience in our port community. They will get the chance to network with their international peers and with the companies represented. Visits will include not only the Antwerp Community, but also Zeebrugge and Gent. 

14/11 – 27/11

Registration fee:
The registration fee includes all course material, personal coaching from our experts during the entire duration of the course and a certificate of completion.
For their stay in Antwerp it includes hotel accommodation (14d/13n), local transport, all meals during course days & insurance.
Visa costs, international travel & airport transfers are not included.

Standard tariff (ex. VAT) € 4.000

An additional discount is applicable for multiple participants from the same organisation. Please contact the APEC project executive for more information.

Deadline to apply for the course: 14/09/2022