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Shipping Management Training Certificate

Port Management


Ports are the economic drivers of a country’s economy and ships are the principal mode of delivery. As countries develop and their economies grow, reliance on ships and ports also grows. Emerging and established economies require graduates who have developed a solid knowledge and understanding of operating a port successfully and managing the ships that deliver to the ports.

Studying shipping and port management will help you to capitalise on these opportunities and equip you with the balance of modern shipping knowledge and port management expertise sought after by employers in the industry.


Port and Terminal Management considers all operational aspects of port functions, from financing, legal concerns and planning to competition, equipment and marketing.

Benefits of the Course

This certificate opens the door to a network of similar like-minded professionals representing owners, operators, charterers, brokers, shippers, forwarders, carriers, regulators and all aspects of the supply chain relevant to modern port operations.

Who Should Attend

  • Recent graduates looking for a career within the shipping industry;
  • Shipping professionals who wish to enrich their know-how and improve their professional status;
  • Nautical Officers;
  • Officers of the Merchant Marine serving both at sea & onshore;
  • Young professionals with the determination to enter the shipping industry;
  • Etc.

Course Content

  • Introduction to Port Management;
  • Role and functions of ports;
  • Administration of the marine function;
  • Navigation and traffic control;
  • Planning & operations – conventional cargo terminal;
  • Transit shed and warehouse operations;
  • Freight station operations;
  • Container ship and yard operations;
  • Ship stowage planning;
  • Quay transfer operations,
  • Measures of port productivity;
  • Dangerous goods regulations;
  • Modern concepts in maritime safety;
  • Port equipment maintenance;
  • Pricing of port services;
  • Human resource development;
  • Teambuilding and communication.


"This course has opened some major doors for me and has begun for me a very exciting career in the Shipping industry”

Mr. Sheyi Bodunde :  Nigeria, Safety Officer.

“Excellent course material with a lot of information and links to get an in-depth knowledge on each one subject by very experienced tutors attentively assessing the assignments with valuable comments, great staff ready to clarify promptly any question providing high quality flexible distance learning course. Dedication is required to have it completed successfully. Using practical examples to support your assignments is encouraged and appreciated”

Mrs. LUYANDA MTSHINI : South Africa, Marine Engineer.


Is this program available online?

Yes, it’s based on distance learning

In what language is this program taught?

Our courses are conducted in English

What’s the duration of the course?

This course takes 3 months to be completed.

What kind of examination I need to take to pass the course?

To pass this course you need to pass a final test, you are advised to submit it  by the date given on your Study Schedule,

Can I get an extension?

You have the opportunity to extend the length of your course by an extra 1 month at no additional charges.

Who recognized this training?

Our courses are recognized by leading organizations such as IAMSA, NAMS Global, INTERCARGO, and IAMSP.

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