Current facets (Pre-Master)

The highlights of the program:


Description instructor



Dr. Bart KuipersBart Kuipers is senior researcher port economics and container logistics at Erasmus University RotterdamFuture outlook for ports and container transportInsight into the major trends and how they impact conatiner trade and port development and operations
Dr. Koen BerdenKoen Berden is Director of Outreach and Member of the Board of Directors at World Trade Institute. International Economics; the dynamics of Trade Agreements and their impact on maritime transportLecture and simulation game
Dr. Yvo SaanenYvo Saanen is managing director at TBA, a leading company in terminal design and operations.Innovations in container terminal design and operationsInsights from the industry in container terminal optimization: innovations/simulations
Prof. Dr. Ir. Rommert DekkerRommert Dekker is a professor in operations research, quantitative logistics, and IT at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.Optimization in liner shippingLearning what you can do with data
Ir. Paul SmitsPaul Smits is the CFO for the Port of Rotterdam NV with specific responsibility for the Port's InnovationPort VisionPresentation and discussion with the industry experts
Prof. Dr. Peter de LangenPeter de Langen is owner and principal consultant at Ports and Logistics Advisory and professor in transport and logistics at TU Eindhoven.The ins and outs of Port Management: changing roles and business models of port authoritiesInteractive lecture with group assignment and discussion
Mr. Dr. Michiel SpanjaartMichiel Spanjaart is a maritime lawyer at Kneppelhout Korthals and part-time professor at National University of Singapore Maritime Law: legal aspects of goods transport: liability, claimsIntroduction with explanation of several real life cases
Prof Dr. Albert VeenstraAlbert Veenstra is the scientific director of the Dutch Institute for Advanced Logistics, Dinalog and part time professor at TU Eindhoven.Synchromodal hinterland connectivityInsights in new thoughts on the organization of hinterland connectivity in ports
Dr.  Larissa van der LugtLarissa van der Lugt is a senior researcher port economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam, the academic program director for MEL and director of RHV BVRail distribution in portsGroup work and discussion on case study
Port visit Visit APMT terminal
Boat tour new Maasvlakte II
Getting overview of the Port of Rotterdam and seeing real time automated container terminal operations

Important aspect of the program is the interaction with and skill development of the participants that will be organized in group works, discussion and wrap-up sessions around the lectures.