STC International operates in the Maritime & Offshore, Port & Terminals and Transport & Logistics industries and offers training and education programmes on both operational and management level. From Pilot training & education, Mobile harbour crane training and Terminal planning to Ship management, Port management and Supply chain management. In close cooperation with STC Publishing, STC Training & Consultancy and STC KNRM we provide standard courses as well as tailor made programmes. For more information about our tailor made programmes, please contact us.


Mode of instruction


Port Development & Logistics

In this course the focus is on the role of ports to facilitate in the transportation (via different transport modes and activities) to the hinterland of ports. This is also called port regionalization, where international trade, the transport chain and the physical flows in the port hinterland play a vital role.

    • Port development
    • Port regionalization
    • Intermodal transport

Intermodal Transport & Hinterland

Transportation of goods is making choices. Choices of what modes of transport to use to get you from A to B. Due to the fact that 90 % of goods are transported by sea, ports play a vital central role in the chain. How do you use the available modes based on the available infrastructure?

    • Ports
    • Transportation
    • Infrastructure

Smart Ports

Ports are complex ecosystems, each having unique circumstances. In this course a thorough yet realistic picture around Smart ports will be presented. The course includes up-to-date academic literature, reports and other documentation which can help you to better comprehend this recent and hot topic.

    • Smart port concept
    • Best practices from leading ports
    • Guidelines to further explore the concept

Warehouse Operations Management

Warehouses are playing an increasing important role in supply chains. Due to the increase of e-commerce and the increased number of items which are being ordered online, more and more warehouses are being constructed. In this course the basic principles of warehousing and supply chain management are being discussed.

    • Inventory and distribution
    • Warehousing
    • Supply chain management

Last Mile Delivery Management

This course gives a clear understanding of the complexity behind last mile delivery systems and provides practical cases on how to overcome current and future challenges.

    • Last mile delivery management
    • Urban freight distribution
    • Current debates, policies and trends

Health & Safety in Port & Terminal Operations

A port is a high risk environment when it comes to its workers on the floor. The health and safety risks cannot be underestimated. Workers have to keep a sharp eye on their workplace in order to stay safe and healthy. What do they have to be aware of in order to diminish the risks?

    • Regulations
    • Safe practice
    • Behavior