S TC-SOUTHERN AFRICA HRD - International Ports & Shipping Context Rail & Harbours Conference, Cape Town, 2009
The purpose of this paper: “ To highlight the changes in transport and the choices the STC-Group made to survive change....the necessity to further invest in “ Knowledge Infrastructure” INVESTING IN PEOPLE
Human Capital New approach by large and modern companies Retention of right talent and skills Not only financially driven Business must ensure overall quality and continuity
Developments in Transport Growing sophistication of facilities Ship Building Dredging, Quay Construction, Port Industrial Complexes Heavy lift vessels, specialised cargo vessels (LNG) & complex ultra fast vessels
Effects on ports (cranes) EYESIGHT UNSUFFICIENT IN THE HOLD FOR CRANEDRIVER!
Direct to Consignee or 3PLs(third party logistics) forward distribution point
Influences on port training and education?
Common information sharing Pilots linesmen customs terminal operators Harbour Master VTS / port authority carriers hydrographical office dangerous goods pollution control cargo operators logistic providers SOLAS vessels info providers NON-SOLAS vessels Agents information flow – today…
Harbour Master VTS / port authority ? information flow – future.. VTM port intermediary for all operations? Pilots linesmen customs terminal operators … . dangerous goods pollution control cargo operators SOLAS vessels … . Agents carriers info providers Pilots linesmen customs terminal operators … . dangerous goods pollution control cargo operators SOLAS vessels … . Agents carriers info providers
Connections from hub ports The Equatorial Pendulum
Many special ships require special ports: And special HRD and HRM
Multi-porting/ hub and feedering Influence on education and training?
Influences on the Supply Chain Logistics International Community IMO / UN European Union Classification Bureaus Government Regulations National Organisations External Gov’ment of the country City & Municipality State Industry Private Industry Training & Education EDI
THANK YOU VERY MUCH: HERSCHEL MAASDORP STC Group Rotterdam Mission: become the best knowledge provider for HRD in the transportchain
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