Port Project Management

An Intensive 5-day Training Course

Port Project Management

Comprehending Operation, Legal, Economic
and Financial Factors for Managing Port Project

Port Project Management

Scheduled Dates


08 - 12 Jul 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT
09 - 13 Dec 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950 RESERVE A SEAT

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Why Choose this Training Course?

This Port Project Management training course is designed to support the experienced port professionals with essential information and updated practices that lead them to make informed decisions related to short-, medium- and long-term investments and developments in ports. The training course will provide the delegates with the developments in port operations and shipping by introducing the port project management best practice that meets with the shipping changes in ship type, size, cargoes carried, performance and the trade markets & supply demand trends.

This interactive and interesting Port Project Management training course provides an excellent foundation for those who want to lead the port management and port development strategy. The course attendees will experience all aspects related to a Masterplan as a strategic, technical, commercial and communication tool, while obtaining the skills to review an existing Masterplan.

The PetroKnowledge training course will highlight:

  • Introduction to International Trade and Transport
  • Functions and types of Terminals and Port
  • Comprising both National and International Freight Movements, Port Controls, Human and Physical Resource Needs, and Requirements
  • Port Planning Requirements and Development
  • Associated infrastructure requirements and environmental considerations
  • The Functioning of a Port System
  • Challenges of Sustainable Ports

What are the Goals?

By the end of this Port Project Management training course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the role of ports in International Trade
  • Practice Decision Making, Using Financial Tools
  • Apply Analysis of Project Investments
  • Managing Marine Operations
  • Describe Ship types and changes in trade routes due to impact of globalization
  • Review the Port Economics Landscape
  • Understand Operational review and financial implication for port development
  • Discuss Port Security and ISPS
  • Value the Environmental Challenges

Who is this Training Course for?

The Port Project Management training course is typically ideal for professionals who are willing to lead, manage, operate, or effectively supervise a port project. This may include but not limited to:

  • Port Operations Managers
  • Port Infrastructure and Equipment Maintenance Managers
  • Port Authorities Seniors
  • Port Stakeholders
  • Financial Controllers
  • Port Projects Insurance Personnel
  • Federal Government Officials
  • Maritime Safety, Security, and Environment Professionals
  • Regulatory Bodies Representatives

How will this Training Course be Presented?

This Port Project Management training course will utilize a variety of proven professional learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. The workshops will be highly interactive and participative. This involves regular discussion between both delegates and course director. The training course will provide the participant with an in-depth knowledge through detailed information, real-life case studies, photos and video animation.

Organisational Impact

This specialized Port Project Management training will be an added value to strategic planning of organization by providing the most recent and modern port project management best practices.

The organization by sending their delegates to this course will gain:

  • Principles of Ports Planning
  • Human Resources Development
  • Project Computerized
  • Port Equipment
  • Review the role of the warehousing in port operations
  • International Law Concerning Ports and Ships

Personal Impact

All attendees enrolling for this professional training will gain the optimum benefits by learning the following:

  • Principles of Ports Planning
  • Decision Making, Using Financial Tools
  • Timing and Budgeting
  • Function of maritime logistics and modal shift in port management
  • Financial management overview for port managers
  • Non-Conventional Terrorism and Defense
  • HSSE management concept

Daily Agenda

Day One: Introduction to Port Management and Operations 
  • The role of Ports in International Trade
  • 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
Day Two: Port Project Management
  •  Concept and Development
  • Timing and Budgeting
  • Project Computerized
  • Project Presentation
  • Managing Marine Operations
  • Port Equipment
Day Three: Introduction to International Trade and Logistics
  •  Understand and recognise the functions if shipping in relation to ports in global logistics
  • Impact of globalization on ship types and changes in the trade routes
  • The importance of modal shift and maritime logistics in Port Management
  • Review the role of the Warehousing in Port Operations
  • Cargoes and Ships
Day Four: Economics of Port Operations, Port Pricing and Financing
  • Review the Port Economics Landscape
  • Analyse Port Pricing Tariffs and Cost Structures
  • Financial management overview for port managers
  • Reviewing operations and their financial impact on port development
  • Impact of Changing Ship Technology on Ports
Day Five: Safety, Security, Environmental and Legal Aspects
  • Port Security and ISPS
  • Non-Conventional Terrorism and Defense
  • Dangerous Cargo
  • International Law Concerning Ports and Ships
  • Regulatory framework for Port Safety and Security
  • Risk Management
  • HSSE Management Concept
  • Environmental Challenges


  • On successful completion of this Training Course / Online Training Course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate / E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates.

In Association With

GLOMACS Training

Our collaboration with GLOMACS aims to provide the best training services and benefits for our valued clients

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
  • You may also get in touch with our Registration Team on
    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to reg@petroknowledge.com

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

Upon successful registration online, enrolment on the respective training course will be confirmed by Registration Team by e-mail along with the invoice and joining instruction.

For corporate fees and group registration, please send your query to info@petroknowledge.com.

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