Course Outlines:

  • Causes of containerized cargo damage
  • Responsibility and liability for packing
  • Originating the packing sequence— documentation
  • Selecting the container
  • Packaging cargoes for containerization
  • Tight stows and secure stows
  • Sequence and arrangement of packing
  • The container loading plan.

Course Objectives:

This Unit is designed:

  • To describe and explain how poor container packing practices and procedures can cause damage, deterioration and other problems to cargo, and to discuss responsibility and liability for accidents resulting from poor packing.
  • To explain the preliminary documentary and other procedures preparatory to a container being packed with cargo.
  • To describe the principles and practices followed when planning for the packing of goods in containers.
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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