India is the 16th largest maritime country in the world.
India has 12 major, and 200 notified minor and intermediate ports. The Indian ports and shipping industry plays a vital role in sustaining growth in the country’s trade and commerce. The Indian Government plays a vital role in supporting the ports sector. It has allowed Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) of up to 100% under the automatic route for port and harbour construction and maintenance projects.
The Ministry for Shipping, Road Transport and Highways announced a massive investment in India’s ports and roads sector, which is likely to help boost the country’s economy. The Indian government plans to develop ten coastal economic regions as part of plans to revive the country’s Sagarmala (string of ports) project.
Logistics, port & terminal sectors are growing rapidly in India. More and more global players are entering in Port and Terminal industry in India. The massive growth in international trade, automation in ports and terminals, mega infrastructure projects will provide a big push to the manufacturing, warehousing and logistics sectors that will, in turn, require skilled & trained workforce.
The School of Logistics, Ports, Terminal & Warehouse Management offers Certificate, Diploma and Degree programs in line with the industry needs.
Degree Program BBA in Ports & Terminal Management
The programs are designed to train aspiring manager with the essential management skills required for meeting the challenges of the ever-growing shipping industry. Students will learn and be able to manage the various development and operational needs of port and allied infrastructure.
The Port and Terminal Management Programs at SSOU gives an overview of the overall port's activities and maritime transport. It allows port managers to see how their activity fits within and affects the entire spectrum of operational and commercial activities running in the complex interface of maritime transport.
The programs offered by the School of Logistics, Ports, Terminal & Warehouse Management prepares students’ for leadership roles in the Port and Terminal Management Sector through training in port, terminal, shipping and logistics management. The students will be exposed to the practical decision making aspect in the industry, which will help them to develop their skills and attitudes needed to take leadership roles in the industry.