30 hrs (20 sessions)
The course provides structured explanation and details the maritime logistics and shipping transportation. It also deals with port operations.
- Explain the basics of shipping logistics
- Discuss the importance of coordination / integration in International maritime logistics
- Analyse the different requirements and the types of shipping loads based on that
- Assess the health, safety, and environmental aspects in maritime logistics
- Evaluate the different aspects related to port logistics
- Model the economics of shipping and choose the better options for profitable operations.
- Burns, M. G. (2018). Port management and operations. CRC press.
- Lun, Y. V., Lai, K. H., & Cheng, T. E. (2010). Shipping and logistics management. London: Springer.
- Song, D. P. (2021). Container logistics and maritime transport. Routledge.
- Tapaninen, U. (2020). Maritime Transport: Shipping Logistics and Operations. Kogan Page Publishers.
|Module No.||Session No.||Topics||Readings / Case Study / Videos|
|Module 1: Introduction and Role of Maritime Logistics in International Trade (6 hours)||1-4||
||Millefiori, L. M., Braca, P., Zissis, D., Spiliopoulos, G., Marano, S., Willett, P. K., & Carniel, S. (2021). COVID-19 impact on global maritime mobility. Scientific reports, 11(1), 1-16.|
|Module 2: Coordination in Maritime Logistics (6 Hours)||5-8||
Wu, S., & Yang, Z. (2018). Analysis of the case of port cooperation and integration in Liaoning (China). Research in transportation business & management, 26, 18-25.
Lind, M., Ward, R., Bergmann, M., Haraldson, S., Zerem, A., Hoffmann, J., & Eklund, E. (2021). Maritime informatics for increased collaboration. In Maritime Informatics (pp. 113- 136). Springer, Cham
|Module 3: Types of shipping loads (4.5 Hours)||9-11||
Ng, M. (2019). Vessel speed optimisation in container shipping: A new look. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 70(4), 541-547.
|Module 4: People, safety, and environmental aspects in Shipping Logistics (4.5 Hours)||12-14||
Mallam, S. C., Nazir, S., & Sharma, A. (2020). The human element in future Maritime Operations– perceived impact of autonomous shipping. Ergonomics, 63(3), 334- 345.
Muñoz-Villamizar, A., Velázquez- Martínez, J. C., Haro, P., Ferrer, A., & Mariño, R. (2021). The environmental impact of fast shipping ecommerce in inbound logistics operations: A case study in Mexico. Journal of Cleaner Production, 283, 125400.
|Module 5: Port Logistics (4.5 Hours)||15-17||
de Almeida Rodrigues, T., de Miranda Mota, C. M., & dos Santos, I. M. (2021). Determining dry port criteria that support decision making. Research in Transportation Economics, 88, 100994.
|Module 6: Economics of Shipping Logistics (4.5 Hours)||18-20||
Solakivi, T., Kiiski, T., & Ojala, L. (2018). The impact of ice class on the economics of wet and dry bulk shipping in the Arctic waters. Maritime Policy & Management, 45(4), 530542.
After completion of the course, participants would be able to
- Understand the overall role of maritime logistics in international trade
- Analyze challenges in maritime logistics and transportation coordination, safety, human
- Evaluate shipping economics for profitable operations