BSc Port Management Online Courses for Professionals
Bachelor Port Management & Maritime Logistics

Port organisation and management


The role of ports as in supply chains: interface between sea and hinterland

Port choice and competitiveness – opportunities and consequences based on the international division of labor as well as requirements and compulsions based on the specialisation and scarcity of resources

Port organisation models such as landlord port, tool port etc. with their distinct characteristics and areas of application

Structure of the port community - overview of the involved stakeholders / participants as well as the “public interest parties” and their roles in the port business

Learning outcomes

After having completed the module, students are able to:

  • find out the role of competitiveness and the chance of cooperation in the field of port business
  • characterise port organisation models and to discuss the models in the context of the port organisation of their respective countries
  • recognise the reasons of the barriers of geographical resistance for port development 

Credit points


Responsible expert

Frank Borrmann / Graduate engineer (Dipl.-Ing.)