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 Group, STC Training & Consultancy and STC KNRM we provide standard courses as well as tailor made programmes. Furthermore, we now also offer online courses and in the near future blended courses will be available as well. Please check out our course overview. For more information about our tailor made programmes, please contact us.

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Mode of instruction


Online Port Management Programme – Digitisation

Together with the Port of Rotterdam a new online programme is developed to offer in-depth insight on the digitisation topic. In 3.5 to 4 hours per week, a variety of subjects will be dealt with during this online course.

    • Start date: 4 March 2021
    • Introduction to digitization
    • Stakeholder management

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

Multipurpose Terminal Operations

Although a lot of ports have specialized terminals to handle cargo, there are still a lot of ports that need to be able to roll their sleeves and manage the variety of cargo which has a dynamic on its own. How do port workers handle all these goods safe and effective?

    • Reliability
    • Non specialized ports
    • Cargo handling

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