BA4062 Syllabus - Port And Terminal Management - 2021 Regulation Anna University

BA4062 Syllabus - Port And Terminal Management - 2021 Regulation Anna University

BA4062

PORT AND TERMINAL MANAGEMENT

 L T P C

3003

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
• To enlighten the students about the major functions in the port and terminal management.
• To expose the students on the trends in port and terminal management.

UNIT I

INTRODUCTION TO PORT AND TERMINAL

9

Role of ports in international trade and transport - Economic impact of ports on the regional economy - Multiplier effect - Location characteristics of ports - Different types of ports (natural, manmade, river, estuary).

UNIT II

PORT OPERATIONS

9

Design features of facilities in ports for handling various cargoes - Organization structure in Ports -Delivery of port services and the relationship between various departments - Marine Department –Traffic Department – other departments.

UNIT III

PORT MARKETING AND SERVICES

9

Marketing of Port services - Pricing of Port services - Components of port tariff - Concept of hinterland – Identifying the needs of ship owners and operators, ship agents, forwarders, truckers, rail and barge operators - Concept of Total Logistics cost.

UNIT IV

PORT PERFORMANCE

9

Measurement of port performance - vessel turn round time, cargo volume, speed of cargo handling - Information flow requirements of the port, statutory bodies and port users - Port community computer systems and EDI applications.

UNIT V

PORT SECURITY AND ISSUES

9

Environmental issues connected with Ports & Terminals - Health and safety issues - Port security issues - International Ships and Port facility security (ISPS) code - Role of national, regional and local governments in owning / operating / managing ports.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

COURSE OUTCOMES:
• The students would be aware about skills pertaining to port and terminal management.
• The students should be able to understand the principles and applications for port and terminal management.

REFERENCES:
1. Maria G. Burns, Port Management and Operations, CRC Press, 2014.
2. Patrick Alderton, Port Management and Operations, Third Edition, Lloyd's Practical Shipping Guides, 2008.
3. H. Ligteringen, H. Velsink, Ports and Terminals, VSSD Publishers, 2012.
4. Coyle et.al, Management Of Transportation, 7th Edition, Cengage Learning, 2011.

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