RoRo terminal operations


  • History and reason for existence of the RoRo solution as sequences of maritime transport chains
  • Types and specifications of RoRo-traffic (ships and terminals, incl. innovations and special variants)
  • Operational processes - their functional areas and facilities
  • Dimensioning of the essential functional areas and facilities with focusing of an optimal process flow
  • Special equipment for loading and discharging as well as transshipment in operational processes
  • SWOT-analyses RoRo vs. Container-Feeder solution
  • Systems for equipment / process control

Learning outcomes

Students will acquire an understanding of the mechanisms governing the RoRo technology. 

Credit points