Course content and schedule

Course schedule tentative to minor changes (pdf 17/03/2020 - 268 kB)

Lecture topics 2020:

  • Port history: importance and role of seaports
  • Port typology and actors
  • Public investment in ports: money well spent?
  • Port terminal development
  • Port attractiveness, competition and marketing
  • Dock labour organisation
  • Port value added
  • IAPH World Ports Conference
  • Port of Antwerp excursion
  • Port environmental management
  • Management of passenger ports
  • Port traffic forecasting
  • Port infrastructure investment models
  • Port policy and regulation
  • Port-city excursion
  • Environmental chain cost impact
  • Hinterland terminal development
  • Port terminal operations finance
  • Port pricing
  • Hinterland pricing and investment
  • Excursion Port of Rotterdam: Maasvlakte II including Futureland + APM Terminals
  • Port innovation strategies
  • Port innovation trends
  • Port communication platforms
  • Antwerp Port Community System
  • Port governance and port reform