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Establish maritime and logistics business projects that allow the creation of new companies or the improvement of existing ones, adopting innovative and creative ideas
Show knowledge of the organization of maritime, land, air and multimodal transporte, customs management and international trade in order to manage and / or contract transporte
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 transporte for both goods and people, in an environment of sustainability and respect for the environment
Interpret the economic, financial and accounting status of a company or business unit to take appropriate measures in its management
NOTE: This subject has methodological and digital resources to make possible its continuity in non-contact mode in case it is 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 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.
Apply models of spatial interaction, distinguishing correlations between modes, networks and transporte flows and their role in the development of tourism
Theoretical classes will be combined with the practical application of the competencies that are being achieved.
It will also include the analysis of various texts and news related to the field of transporte from a triple perspective: investments, technological innovations and the problems presented by the infrastructures.
Item 1. Factors of choice of a means of transporte
Real travel time, price, comfort, autonomy, security (of the companies themselves and planes, in the face of terrorist attacks, can a plane disappear without a trace ?, usefulness of black boxes), geographical boundaries, environmental impact. Analysis of the weaknesses and strengths of the different means of transporte
Subject 2. Economic and social return of the infrastructures of transporte
High-speed train, air transporte and road transporte are analyzed. Intermodality of transporte. Urban Corridors. Notions of Transport Safety.
Item 3. Railway
Analysis of the problems of the infrastructures and the road network. Technological innovations (high speed and levitating magnetic trains). Liberalization process and free competition. Competition with air transporte. Tourist trains
Item 4. Water transporte
Motorways of the sea. Infrastructure analysis. Technological innovations. Competences with other means of transporte. Cruises (Barcelona base port)
Item 5. Road transporte
Analysis of the coach and automotive sector. Saturation of the Pyrenees. Technological innovations (vehicle and tunnel safety, amphibious buses, autonomous vehicles). Sustainable mobility (alternative fuels)
Item 6. Commercial aviation
International organizations (IATA, ICAO) and their agreements or conventions (Warsaw, Chicago, Montreal, freedoms of the air). Airplanes (Subsonic and supersonic). Alternative fuels. Processes of liberalization and business concentration (the case of Iberia). The phenomenon of Low Cost
Item 7. Air infrastructures
Characteristics of airports. Mainport, hub and feeder airports. Slot management. Air control. Management and profitability of airports (the AENA case). Main Spanish airports of public management (AENA) and private. Collapse of airports. Analysis of the world's most innovative airports
Item 8. Transport networks and flows. Types of networks, the phenomenon of connectivity and network indicators
Subject 9.- The market of the tourist transporte. Analysis of the supply and demand economy
Subject 10.- Externalities of the tourist transporte I. The congestion. The role of tourism in the congestion of different forms of traffic
Subject 11.- Externalities of the tourist transporte II. Environmental effects. The contribution of tourist transporte to climate change and emission mitigation policies
The analysis of various texts and news in the field of transporte from a triple perspective: the investments, innovations and infrastructure problems that arise.
Preparation of topics to discuss in class
Preparation of group sessions
30% Exercises, practices and work. Not recoverable
30% Partial evaluation. Not recoverable
40% Final exam
To pass the course it is necessary to obtain at least a 5 in the final test
Recovery: In case the subject is suspended, only the final test can be recovered. To access the recovery the student must have taken the final test. In case of going to recovery and pass, the maximum note of the asignatura will be of 5.
BLASCO, Albert (2014). Tourist transporte, infrastructure management and innovations. Ed Synthesis. Madrid
Maritime Transport Manual. (Montori, Martínez, Escribano), Editorial Marge Books https://www.amazon.es/dp/8415340311
Martínez Marín, Jesus. (2021) Fundamentals of Logistics and Port Operations. JMM editions. ISBN13-978-8409278633 (Available via https://n9.cl/xnvdo )
Martínez, Montori, Badell (2021) Maritime Transport of Dangerous Goods. Publishers JMM ISBN13979-8749391299. Available via: https:// n9.cl/42dew
Visions for Global Tourism Industry - Creating and Sustaining Competitive Strategies (2012). Ed. Intech, Croatia. ISBN 978-953-51-0520-6