CATEGORY: Transport essentials

How ports work

Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview

In this module, we will look at some introductory level information related to How (cargo) ports work. We will look at ports in general before reviewing an example, looking at some used equipment, as well as at the most common cargo terminals.
This training includes videos and animations.
Total run time, approx. 35 min.

Following this course, the student should:

  • be aware about the most common types of ports and terminals handling cargo,
  • be familiar with the type of cargo being handled in ports,
  • be able to recognize the most common port equipment and understand their usage,
  • have a general idea about how ports work and how cargo is handled through them.


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  1. If you are not yet subscribed to this short course on how ports work, you can get it here:
    How ports work
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