Container terminal operations


  • Different types of container terminals
  • Detailed view on the operational processes of load, discharge, relocate, receive rail and truck, dispatch rail and truck
  • Truck appointment systems
  • Requirements of special container in operational processes: reefer, dangerous goods, OOG, empties
  • Equipment control
  • Yard control
  • Berth planning

Learning outcomes

Students have knowledge about different types of container terminals and their operational and selected administrative processes.

Credit points


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Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Sönke Reise
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