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Maritime Studies

Maritime Logistics


Introduction to Maritime Logistics

Maritime transport - geography and maritime trade

Ports as members in the logistics chain

Planning and construction of ports

Processes in ports

Cooperation and competition between ports

Short Sea Shiping

Container hubs, transhipment and feeder services

Connection with the hinterland and the Dry port concept


Goals and competencies

Students understands the importance of maritime logistics for the operation of the maritime sector, ports and the economy. With the acquired knowledge they can participate in the preparation of analyzes and in the preparation of development plans of port systems. Knowledge of maritime logistics gives them insight into the whole system of maritime and land transport, and making decisions related to it.

Basic literature

1) Song D.W. et all: Maritime logistics, A guide to contemporary shipping and port management, The Chartered institute of transport, Kogan page, 2016.

2) Chew E.P. et all.:Advances in maritime logistics and supply chain systems, World Scientific Publishing, 2011.

3) Notteboom et all.: Ports in proximity, Competition and Coordination among adjacent seaports, Ashgate Publishing, 2009.