This module aims on the general understanding of ports. Different categories and functions of ports will be discussed in a historical and present context.
Port Organisation will be presented as effective issue for port success. Port Management aims to cover all different types of businesses in ports with their roles and functions. Port Authorities and their role as supplier of port infrastructre. Possibilities for financing port infrastructures.
Develop an understanding of the international port business
Reflect the role of ports in global suply chains
Formulate an effective organisational port model for a simple port development case