PGDPM in Shipping, Logistics and Port Management
Shipping and Port management plays a crucial role in international trade and commerce, falls in the department of logistics. As almost 90% of world’s overall trade is done through the sea route, these ports need to be managed well. When trade across countries flourished, movement of freight by means of ships was considered the most cost effective means of transport. This increased the need for professionals in this area to manage port activities. Port Management is a mishmash of transportation, materials and goods handling and storage, ship operations and safety and cost effectiveness.