Container Terminal Management

From 09/09/2024 to 20/09/2024

Courses in Antwerp English
From 09/09/2024 to 20/09/2024
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In today’s fast-paced global economy, efficient logistics and supply chain management are more critical than ever before. Container terminals serve as the linchpin of this intricate web, facilitating the movement of goods across the world. As a port professional in today’s world, you must have a profound understanding of con­tainer terminal management and the evolving factors that impact its development. 

For whom

Port professionals who are responsible or interested in managing or operating container business as­pects:  

  • Container terminal managers
  • Forwarding company managers, shipping agents, cargo brokers, shipping companies, terminal operators, and other logistics professionals with a focus on shipping and handling container cargo
  • Port authority managers who are heavily involved in container business


In 5 specific modules, our Container Terminal Management course helps you to deepen your knowledge of the growth concerning container traffic requiring additional capacity, the arrival of larger vessels at ports and terminals, the formation of container line alliances, the adoption of automated terminal operations, the growing significance of multimodality, and the intensified focus on cost efficiency and service amid increasing competition.

The programme offers a blend of academic lectures and practical insights from experienced port professionals. In well-balanced combination of theory with real-world case studies and visits, you will be immersed in a well-rounded training on following important topics:

Introduction & Container Terminal Handling 
  • Key components of a container terminal 
  • Role and significance of container terminals
  • Challenges, evolutions & trends 
Operational Aspects
  • Equipment and engineering 
  • EPMO & terminal capacity 
  • Yard & warehouse management 
  • Training & management of port workers 
  • Performance management at a container terminal
International & Intermodal Aspects
  • Integration of terminal operations into the broader supply chain
  • Hinterland connectivity 
  • Inland terminals & dry ports 
Safety & compliance aspects
  • Dangerous goods handling 
  • Customs declaration systems & container scanners 
  • ISPS codes, operational safety & insurance 
Container terminal of the Future
  • Container Monitoring & tracking 
  • Digital solutions for port safety 
  • Sustainable solutions in operations 
  • Terminal Automation 

Different container terminals in Port of Antwerp-Bruges, inland & combined terminals, OCHA Training Center for Port Workers.

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