General Knowledge of Maritime Logistics

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General Knowledge of Maritime Logistics

  1. 1. Business English Logistics & Transportation EngineeringSeminar : General knowledge of Maritime Logistics By Youssef Serroukh 10/01/2012 Y.Serroukh – Anglais Commercial 1
  2. 2. 1.1 A cargo ship or freighteris any sort of ship or vessel that carries cargo, goods, and materials fromone port to another. Thousands of cargo carriers ply the worlds seas andoceans each year; they handle the bulk of international trade. Cargo shipsare usually specially designed for the task, often being equipped withcranes and other mechanisms to load and unload, and come in all sizes.Container ships are cargo ships that carry all of their load in truck-sizeintermodal containers, in a technique called containerization. They form acommon means of commercial intermodal freight transport. Y.Serroukh – Anglais Commercial 2
  3. 3. 1.2 Main parts of ship1: Smokestack or Funnel; 2: Stern; 3: Propeller and Rudder; 4: Portside(the right side is known as starboard); 5: Anchor; 6: Bulbous bow; 7: Bow;8: Deck; 9: Superstructure Y.Serroukh – Anglais Commercial 3
  4. 4. 1.3 Container Ship Size Categories Y.Serroukh – Anglais Commercial 4
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  7. 7. 2.1 Top 10 Biggest Ports in the World in 20111. Shanghai, China2. Singapore, Singapore3. Hong Kong, Hong Kong4. Shenzhen, China5. Busan, South Korea6. Ningbo-Zhoushan, China7. Qingdao, China8. Guangzhou, China9. Dubai, UAE10. Rotterdam, Netherlands Y.Serroukh – Anglais Commercial 7
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  10. 10. Exercises Y.Serroukh – Anglais Commercial 10
  11. 11. 1. Maritime Logistics uses lots of acronyms. How many do you know? Test your-self by writing these ones out. ETA = ETB = ETD = ETS = VHF = VTS = FEU = Y.Serroukh – Anglais Commercial 11
  12. 12. Thank you for your attention Y.Serroukh – Anglais Commercial 12

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