Course Outlines:

  • Introduction: CFS staff, supervisors and responsibilities
  • Planning — advance information and work scheduling
  • Planning — storage space requirement and allocation
  • Planning — packing, loading and stowage space requirement
  • Supervisory control of cargo movement; the control system
  • Supervision and control of export handling
  • Supervision and control of import handling
  • Supervision and control of ‘special’ cargoes
  • General supervisory responsibilities.

Course Objectives:

This Unit is designed:

  • To discuss the labour and equipment resources of a CFS, and the procedures for allocating and deploying them.
  • To explain the procedures by which the reception, storage and dispatch of cargoes are planned and prepared.
  • To describe the procedures followed in controlling and supervising the handling of export cargoes through the CFS, arriving by road, rail and inland waterway transport.
  • To describe the procedures followed in controlling and supervising the handling of import cargoes through the CFS, leaving via road, rail and inland waterway transport.
  • To review the general responsibilities of the CFS supervisor.
  • To improve the quality of CFS supervision and to provide the knowledge and skills for a critical review of current supervisory procedures and mechanisms. 
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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