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Form of training

The port training courses are a balanced and carefully tailored mix of ex-cathedra teaching and knowledge transfer, interactive workshops and assignments. Participants will present the results of their assignments during interactive discussion sessions to the entire group under guidance of the faculty. This format enables experience and knowledge sharing between the participants.


We invite participants from ports and terminals coming from the public and the private sector, logistics operators, port consultants, port authorities and port related government bodies. Senior management, policy makers, operational management, middle management learn acquire concrete skills and knowledge that they put to the practice in their working environment immediately.

Training facilities

Training is conducted in the completely renovated and dedicated training centre in the port premises in Sheva Mumbai, India. The training centre is equipped with modern audio-visual teaching aids. For the interactive workshops participants benefit from the dedicated breakout rooms.


Accommodation is arranged at the guesthouse of the training centre. The participants wishing to arrange their accommodation themselves are free to do so.

Timing and daily program

The courses start on Monday and end Friday afternoon. Friday afternoon, after evaluation, participants receive a certificate of attendance. During the training week, port and terminal visits will be incorporated in the training schedule, and one evening transport will be foreseen for participants wishing to visit the vibrant city of Mumbai.

Course fees

The course fee is fixed at 100.000 Rupees (USD 1600) per participant and includes course material, lunches, refreshments, coffee and tea during the breaks and the work visits. Participants of Indian Major ports may apply for a special scholarship for attending the courses.