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Why do we need a SailNet Programme?

In a more and more globalised world, the sea represents a never-ending source of competences, skills, ideas and projects. Connecting all the potentials provided by the “Blue Economy” and with the professional and educational expertise of the maritime training and education institutes, this project aims to implement a network of knowledge made of courses and internships for young and promising maritime managers at different maritime entities and thus promote and support new careers in the shipping industry.

A word from Jakov Karmelić,
Chair of SailNet Committee

SailNet is a multi-country training and exchange programme, established today in 6 countries and with the aim to go worldwide in the coming years, with the mission to strengthen shipping agents through quality education. It provides the shipping agents’ employees with the opportunity to develop and refresh their skills while also broadening their understanding about FONASBA.

The course is a fun, interactive, hands-on series of sessions designed to provide shipping agents with knowledge and develop leadership to skills, while establishing a fruitful professional and international network.

Capt. Jakov Karmelic
FONASBA Education Vice President
IMO Maritime Ambassador

What is the philosophy of the SAILNET Programme

The SailNet project proposes to develop and create a programme for new expert and competent professionals for the Maritime sector /Shipping Industry.

The participants will be encouraged to:

  • Develop leadership skills and a SailNet culture
  • Discover new ways to carry out the industry tasks, a new language and a different culture
  • Build lasting friendships and network with people from around the world

What are the teaching methods?

We are a training centre of a different kind with an extremely interactive and person-oriented approach; we are in pursuit of technical and humanist excellence, with a training programme that introduces the technical concepts of the logistics and port sectors to the participants using a methodology that facilitates communication and relations among the participants.

What sets us apart from other training methods and centres is the combination of theory with reality. This allows the students to experience what they have learned in the classrooms. As a result, the concepts studied are retained and can immediately be put into practice once the course finishes. Our partners, the ports and shipping lines, give us access to unrivalled training instruments: the infrastructures and the technical mediums. The port communities, our collaborators, provide us with knowledge, equipment and the experiences of their services and operations.

Who are the faculty?

The Escola has brought together senior industry professionals with wide experience in the sector, with whom we have been collaborating for over a decade, and experienced tutors from our network of training centres. Taken as a whole, they make up an enormous value proposition that combines knowledge and experience, which corresponds perfectly to the educational model of the Escola.

Who should attend the SailNet Programme?

Participants profile and requirements
The SailNet Programme has been specifically designed for young employees of the shipping agency and logistics sector. Candidates should be under 40 years old and working in a shipping agent company or logistic operator of a country participating in the Exchange Programme.

Requirements
Participants profile and requirements:

  • Under 40 years old
  • Working in a Shipping Agency Company, Freight Forwarder or Logistic Operator
  • Fluent in English – B1 level or equivalent
  • 1 or more years of work Experience in the sector
  • Level of Education – vocational or university degree or more than 5 years of experience in the company.

What are the locations?

Barcelona

Buenos Aires

Casablanca

Genoa

Lisbon

Tunisia

Tuition Fees

The Tuition Fee is 2.525 €

The fees include the international and local training, travel and medical insurance and the meals included in the trainings’ timetable. The participants will need to pay for: return trips to Barcelona and exchange destination port, travel documents, accomodation and personal expenses.

INTERNATIONAL
TRAINING
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Programme

WHEN

18-22 November, 2019.
5 days (Monday to Friday)

LOCATION

Barcelona

PARTICIPANTS

30 (5 from each country)

ORGANISER

Escola Europea – Intermodal Transport

Course Contents

INTERNATIONAL TRAINING

19

LECTURES

8

WORKSHOPS AND VISITS

27

TOTAL TRAINING UNITS

15

LECTURERS

English

LANGUAGE

Sessions

INTERNATIONAL TRAINING

  1. The role of the shipping agent and FONASBA Quality Standard
  2. Shipping Agents – skills and activities in a future perspective
  3. Service to vessel and crew: documentation and operations
  4. Service to freight: documentation and operations
  5. Service to passengers: documentation and operations – Cruise and Ferry –
  6. Intermodality and terminals: road, rail and river
  7. Port Costs and efficiency models
  8. Intermodality Operations Land/Sea Inland Navigation
  1. Port Community Systems and International Systems & E-Commerce
  2. NSW
  3. Legal aspects in the framework of Shipping Industry
  4. Development of competition law compliance culture
  5. Economic sanctions and embargoes and other trade restrictions
  6. The port of the future
  7. Logistics Communities and Efficiency Network

Workshops

INTERNATIONAL TRAINING

  1. Maritime visit to the Port of Barcelona
  2. Land visit to the Port of Barcelona
  3. Visit Containers Terminal
  4. Visit Intermodal Terminal
  1. Visit ZAL – Logistics Activity Area
  2. Visit BIP – Border Inspection Post
  3. Ro-Ro Terminal
  4. Passengers terminal

Teachers*

INTERNATIONAL TRAINING
*to be confirmed

Aziz Mantrach

 

Serafín Blázquez

 

Jonathan Williams

 

Mario Massarott

 

Javier Gallardo

 

Antonio Belmar

 

Carles Rúa

 

Jordi Trius

 

Giovanni Pirrone

 

Catalina Grimalt

 

Eduard Rodés

 

Ramón Rul

 

Marta Miquel

 

Richard Morton

 

Raquel Nunes

 

Albert Pallarés

 

João Soares

 

Edwin van Hassel

 

Albert Badia

 

LOCAL
TRAINING


Programme

PLACE

Barcelona
Casablanca
Tunis
Genoa
Lisbon
Buenos Aires

WHEN

25-27 November, 2019
3 days
(Monday to Wednesday)

PARTICIPANTS

5
1 from each country
different from the organizing country

RESPONSIBLE

Escola Europea
IFP-ANP
IMFMM
AGEPOR

Course Content

LOCAL TRAINING

9

LECTURES

8

WORKSHOPS AND VISITS

17

TOTAL TRAINING UNITS

15

LECTURERS

English

LANGUAGE

Sessions

LOCAL TRAINING

  1. Welcome to the Training Centre and the Port
  2. Opening Ceremony – Programme presentation: aims and features
  3. The Port and the Port Community: structure and characteristics
  4. Terminals and operators
  5. Port areas
  6. Legal framework: national and local regulation regarding Port activities
  1. PCS and/or information systems available
  2. The transport sector in the country: road and railway
  3. Customs and BIP: structure and characteristics
  4. Service to freight: documentation and operations
  5. Service to passengers: documentation and operations – Cruise and Ferry –

Workshops

LOCAL TRAINING

(if applicable)

  1. Visit to the Port
  2. Containers Terminal
  3. Intermodal Terminal
  4. Logistics Activity Area
  1. BIP – Border Inspection Post
  2. Ro-Ro Terminal
  3. Visit to the environmental plant (MARPOL)
  4. Visit to passengers terminal

Academic Partners and officers

 

IFP-ANP

Morocco · Casablanca

Escola Europea

Italy · Genoa

Escola Europea

Spain · Barcelona

IMFMM

Tunisia · La Goulette

AGEPOR

Portugal · Lisboa

EXCHANGE

 

WHERE?

Argentina
Italy
Morocco
Spain
Tunisia
Portugal

WHO?

Employees of companies registered in the Shipping Agents Associations involved in the project. The companies are sending and hosting exchange employees at the same time

HOW LONG?

From 1 month (minimum)
to 3 months (maximum)

Additional
Information

Accommodation

Click to get a list of suggestions for each country:

Portugal
Spain
Morocco
Italy
Argentina
Tunisia

Passports & Visas

Click to get information of what is necessary in each country:

Portugal
Spain
Morocco
Italy
Argentina
Tunisia

SailNet Programme

Contact

TUNISIA

All Seas Shipping Agency
Contact: Mr. Mohamed Ali Soltani
Tel: (216) 585 801 12
E-mail: msoltani@allseasshipping.com
Website: http://www.allseasshipping.com

SPAIN

ASECOB
Asociación Española de Consignatarios de Buques
Contact: Mr. Julio Fernandez
Tel: (34) 91 432 66 60
E-mail: info@asecob.org
Website: www.asecob.org

ITALY

FEDERAGENTI
Federazione Nazionale degli Agenti Raccomandatari Marittimi e Mediatori Marittimi

Contact: Mrs. Iolanda Garzia
Tel: (39) 010 5536696
E-mail: Iolanda.garzia@assagenti.it
Website: www.assagenti.it

 

PORTUGAL

AGEPOR
Associaçao dos Agentes Navegação de Portugal 

Contact: Mr. A. Belmar da Costa
Tel: (351) 213 420 988
E-mail: antoniobelmar@agepor.pt
Website: www.agepor.pt

Escola Europea
Intermodal Transport (Barcelona)

Contact: Raquel Nunes
Tel: (34) 93 298 60 70
E-mail: sailnet@escolaeuropea.eu
Website: www.sailnetprogramme.com

MOROCCO

APRAM
Association Professionelle des Agentes Maritimes, Consignataires
de Navires et Courtiers D’Affretement du Maroc 

Contact: Mr Chakib Mghabbar
Tel: (2125) 2254 1112
E-mail: apram.maroc@gmail.com
Website: www.apram.ma

ARGENTINA

Centro de Navegación
Contact: Mr. Javier Dulce
Tel: (54) 114 394 0520
E-mail: info@centrodenavegacion.org.ar
Website: www.centrodenavegacion.org.ar

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