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Traffic Technology and Transport Logistics

Ports and Terminals


Ports as a part of logistics chains, the role of ports in international maritime trade, the division and functions of ports, the characteristics of individual terminals within ports, terminal work technology, dry ports.


Goals and competencies

The basic objective of the course is to understand the theoretical bases that they need when working in ports. Subject-specific competences of the course are reflected in the knowledge of the basic processes and phases of technological processes in ports and at individual terminals.

Basic literature

  • Twrdy E.: Pristanišča in terminali, skripta predavanj, Fakulteta za pomorstvo in promet, Portorož 2018
  • Ligteringen, H. & Velsink, H.: Ports and terminals, 2012
  • Bose, J.W.: Handbook of Terminal Planning, 2011