General information

Subject type: Mandatory

Coordinator: Jesus Ezequiel Martínez Marín

Trimester: Third term

Credits: 4

Teaching staff: 

Lluís Codinas Poch
Rosana Salama Benazar 

Teaching languages

  • Catalan
  • Spanish


Specific skills
  • Establish maritime and logistics business projects that allow the creation of new companies or the improvement of existing ones, adopting innovative and creative ideas

  • Demostrar capacitat per comunicar de manera fluida en llengua espanyola, catalana i anglesa de forma oral i escrita en l'entorn de la logística i els negocis marítims

  • Show knowledge of the organization of maritime, land, air and multimodal transport, customs management and international trade in order to manage and / or contract transport

  • Demonstrate knowledge about the structure, organization and management of ports -sport and state-of-the-art- where the traffic of people and goods, nautical leisure, fishing and tourism coexist, emphasizing cruises

  • Show knowledge of the ship and its recruitment for use as a means of transport for both goods and people, in an environment of sustainability and respect for the environment


Subject that exposes the role played by the transport of people and cruise tourism as well as making known its impacts.

The classroom (physical or virtual) is a safe space, free of sexist, racist, homophobic, transphobic and discriminatory attitudes, either towards students or teachers. We trust that together we can create a safe space where we can make mistakes and learn without having to suffer the prejudices of others.

Learning outcomes

  • Undertake maritime business projects that allow the creation of new companies or the improvement of existing ones, applying innovative and creative ideas.
  • Show knowledge of the activities of management, direction, control, organization and planning of industries or operations related to the activities of transport and specifically maritime transport
  • Show knowledge about the elements that make up the maritime business and the variables that affect them, using the most advanced and innovative techniques
  • Show knowledge about the role of passenger transport and cruise tourism

Working methodology

The teaching methodology applied to the subject will be:

Master classes: the teacher will impart the knowledge encouraging participation and debate.

Public exhibitions

Text analysis and its debate





  • The impact of globalization on transport and tourism
  • Air transport
  • Rail transport
  • Road transport
  • Shipping


  • Tourist data
  • Cruise business structure
  • Demand
  • Product
  • Destinations: The case of Barcelona. operational
  • Future of cruises


Learning activities

Continuous assessment activities scheduled throughout the course (resolution of cases, preparation of readings, debates and classes, search for information, ...). It will be necessary to carry out at least 80% of the activities.

Evaluation system

The subject is divided into two modules and each has a weight of 50% of the final grade of the subject


- Activities: Exhibitions. 50% of the module grade. Among the presentations, the oral presentation will be evaluated with 25% and the activity presented will be 25%.

- Exam: 50% of the mark of Module I.


Work: The work will be with the same groups as the previous module and will have a weight of 30% of the grade for this Module II. The work is not recoverable.

- Exam: 60% of the mark of Module II.

- Participation and attendance: 10% of the grade of Module II (80% attendance of the total sessions).


In order to pass the subject, a minimum grade of 5 in each exam must be taken in each module. Otherwise, the suspended Module must be recovered.

In case of recovery, the note of the activities and work will be saved. As an important observation, a recovery student may not be presented if he / she has not taken the exam of the ordinary call.