Course: Progressive Systems of Intermodal Transport

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Course title Progressive Systems of Intermodal Transport
Course code KTRD/PSITE
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction English
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Široký Jaromír, doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Meaning of intermodal transport Support of intermodal transport in the field of legislation General terminology in the field of intermodal transport Division of intermodal transport Development of intermodal transport, operators, transport companies International and intrastate legal norms valid for intermodal transport Technology of intermodal transport, technology of terminal Technology of service in attraction area of terminal New tendencies in intermodal transport Intermodal transport in European context Container terminals development Development of container terminals in the Czech Republic Transloading operations innovation in chosen container terminals Modernization of inland container terminals Terminal technologies, measuring of terminal capacity New systems of accompanied and unaccompanied intermodal transport The development and modernization of container ships Significant shipping companies operating container ships

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to introduce new intermodal transport systems used in the Czech Republic and in the world, new transloading technologies and container transport innovations.
After the course completion student is able to characterise new and progressive systems of intermodal transport, describe their technology, advantages, disadvantages. He or she is familiarised with the fundamental processes of transhipment technology.
Routine mastery of progressive systems of intermodal transport, knowledge of their technology, advantages and disadvantages is expected.

Assessment methods and criteria

For students of the full-time study participation in an examination is conditioned by obtaining a course credit. The obtained course credit confirms that the full-time student attended the lessons in the required amount, that he/she met the requirements for acquiring the course credit and may proceed to take the examination. Conditions for acquiring the course credit are stipulated by the teacher during the first week of the semester lecture period. The examination in the subject (its form, content and duration) is determined in compliance with the Study and Examination Regulations of the University of Pardubice.
Recommended literature
  • Intermodal Marine Container Transportation. Washington, 1992. ISBN 0309051541.
  • HansOtto Günther, Kap Hwan Kim. Container Terminals and Automated Transport Systems. Berlin, 2010. ISBN 9783642061028.
  • Jürgen W. Böse. Handbook of Terminal Planning. London, 2011. ISBN 9781461428213.
  • Kap Hwan Kim, Hans Otto Günther. Container Terminals and Cargo Systems. Berlin, 2010. ISBN 9783642080494.
  • Lowe, D. Intermodal freight transport. Routledge, 2011. ISBN 9780750679352.
  • Schönknecht, A. Maritime Containerlogistik. Berlín, 2009. ISBN 978-3-540-88760-7.
  • WCN Publishing. Časopis WorldCargo News www.

Study plans that include the course
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