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Port Senior Management

Port Senior Management

Dates: 15 - 28 November, 2017

Human proficiency is the most crucial factor in the effective operation of port and transport services.  A successful and well-run port contributes to the economy; therefore port personnel must be apprised and updated with all the relevant innovations available. Israel is an ideal training venue, as a respected and secure provider of port and transport services, located at the trade crossroads of Africa, Asia and Europe.


14 days 

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This programme is designed for:

Senior officers of port authorities

Port stakeholders (including municipal stakeholders)

Government officials

Shipping company agents

Importers and exporters

Maritime lawyers and regulators

Maritime safety, security and environment professionals

Dockyard personnel

Shipyard managers and high ranking officers


Overview and Recent Global Trends

  • The Port as Part of the Transport Chain
  • Privatisation: Global Trends
  • Advances in Port Development, Management and Operations
  • Trends in the Shipping Industry and the Impact on Ports
  • Environmental Challenges


Management and Operations

  • Principles of Ports Planning
  • Efficiency in Container Terminals
  • Marketing and Business Development for Ports
  • Decision Making, Using Financial Tools
  • Analysis of Project Investments
  • Human Resources Development


Security and legal aspects

  • Port Security and ISPS
  • Non-Conventional Terrorism and Defence
  • Dangerous Cargo
  • International Law Concerning Ports and Ships


Project Management

  • Concept and Development
  • Timing and Budgeting
  • MS Project Computerised
  • Project Presentation

Study Tours

The programme includes study tours to Israel’s major shipping ports and related organisations.

* The curriculum and study tours are subject to change at the discretion of the administration. 


Tuition Fee $2,770 (Tuition scholarships are available)

Local Expense Fee $4,250 Double Accommodation, $5,450 Single Accommodation


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Ms. Janine Ross


Ms. Janine Ross

Director, Centre for Transport & Maritime Studies
Adm. (Ret.) Shabtai Levy


Adm. (Ret.) Shabtai Levy