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The language of instruction in this subject is Spanish. Any speaker who chooses to do so will use Catalan or English
Establish maritime and logistics business projects that allow the creation of new companies or the improvement of existing ones, adopting innovative and creative ideas
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
This subject has methodological and digital resources to make possible its continuity in non-contact mode in the case of being necessary for reasons related to the Covid-19. In this way, the achievement of the same knowledge and skills that are specified in this teaching plan will be ensured.
The TecnoCampus will make available to teachers and students the digital tools needed to carry out the course, as well as guides and recommendations that facilitate adaptation to the non-contact mode.
The content of the subject will be taught through online sessions / conferences / webinars by different national and / or international experts.
Les sessions/conferències s'impartiran en castellà o en català o en anglès
The content includes lectures / sessions on different topics. Conferences / sessions may or may not be related.
The content of the subject will be taught through different online sessions / conferences (via Zoom and / or videos), by national and international experts.
Les sessions/conferències es podran impartir en castellà o en català o en anglès
In principle, with some possible exceptions, which will depend on the availability of the speaker, the conferences will be held every two weeks (Monday or Tuesday). The week following the lecture, students will have to hand in (post in the virtual classroom) the activity indicated on the topic covered by the lecturer. The assignment will be indicated each week (the week of the conference)
For each session / conference:
It is mandatory to attend the sessions / conferences online.
All students must participate in writing (when required).
All students must do the assigned work for all the lectures seen / heard of the subject.
The content includes different sessions / conferences that focus on some of the topics detailed below (not all topics will be covered in the course as they will depend on the availability of speakers). The order of presentation of the topics does not imply a specific chronology
The Panama Canal and Geopolitics.
Characteristics. Demand forecast. Status. Challenges and opportunities.
Energy sources for environmental sustainability
The Oil Tankers market.
Consequences of variations in fuel. Effects of the Ukrainian war on crude oil transporte. Contribution of oil tankers to less pollution of the environment.
The transporte of biomedical material / vaccines
Essential conditions for the transporte of biomedical materials. Logistics solutions. Biomedical security in supply chain logistics
The Best Terminal (Hutchinson Port) of the Port of Barcelona
Current and future challenges
Possible Optional Topic: Blockade of the Suez Canal
Impact of the Suez Canal blockade on maritime transporte
To be confirmed: conference on gender equality
Conferences / Sessions
Face-to-face or virtual assistance (if so decided for security reasons or if so requested by some exhibitors) and conference-related activities / sessions: 50% of the final grade.
Final exam related to all lectures: 50% of the final grade.
The grade for the final work must be a minimum of 5 to be able to average. It will only be possible to recover if you have passed the final exam.
Pujol, Laura and Fernandez, Mariano. 2016. The Mind and Heart of a Logist. Editorial Marge Books. Barcelona.
Escudero Serrano, María José. 2019. Logistics and Commercial Management. Editorial Thomson Auditorium. ISBN 9788428340120.
Casey, M. and Wong, P. 2017. Global Supply Chains are about to get better, thanks to Blockchain. International Business. Harvard Business Review.
Alan Harrison, Heather Skipworth, Remko Van Hoek & James Aitken. 2019. Logistics Management and Strategy. Competing through the supply chain. (6th Edition). Ed. Pearson, London.
Martinez M, Jesus E; Montori D, Agustín; Badell S, Mariano. 2021. The Transport of Dangerous Goods by Sea. ISBN: 9798749391299.
Martínez Marín, Jesús Ezequiel. 2021. Fundamentals of Port Logistics and Operations. ISBN: 13-978-84-09-27863-3