Course Outlines:

  • The reasons for terminal inspection of containers
  • The circumstances of container inspection
  • The equipment interchange receipt
  • Gate inspection procedures for containers traveling by road
  • Gate inspection procedures for containers entering or leaving by rail or inland waterway
  • Inspection procedures for containers not passing through the gate
  • Container ‘identification’ deficiencies
  • Container ‘condition’ defects
  • The steps in container condition inspection
  • Responses to ‘identification’ deficiencies detected during inspection
  • Responses to ‘condition’ defects found during inspection.

Course Objectives:

This Unit is designed:

  • To explain why containers should be inspected on entry to and departure from the terminal.
  • To review the circumstances in which containers are examined in the terminal.
  • To describe the documentary and practical procedures to be followed when inspecting containers.
  • To survey the types of defect to be looked for in container inspection, and to outline the criteria and standards relating to severity of defect.
  • To describe the actions to be taken when container defects are detected. 
Port Training Institute (PTI) was established on 26th of July 1982 as an affiliated institute to the Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT). A committee of the Chairmen of Port Authorities & subsidiary companies of The Holding Company for Maritime Land Transport (17 authorities and companies) defined the focal mission of the Institute as follows: “TRAINING AND UPGRADING THE MARITIME SECTOR PERSONNEL”
PTI delivers courses in the fields of Port Management & Supervision, Port Management & Finance, Port Operation, Management of Safety Operations in Ports, Computer & Information Systems, Engineering & Technical Works, Gantry Cranes, Yard Cranes and Off-shore (fixed and mobile) Cranes and English Language. Training courses are delivered by a team of Technical and managerial experts in education and training. Furthermore, theytailor courses according to the needs of theircustomers, and in accordance with the international standards and requirements of the ISO 9001:2008.
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