Maritime Postgraduate Studies Institute  Alexandria

Maritime International Transport and Logistics Management


Program Aim:

The main aim of this program is to offer students with in-depth knowledge within the field of international maritime transport and logistics. Students enrolled in this education program have the opportunity to gain a comprehensive background in many aspects of international business, specifically within maritime transport industry.

The program is designed to extend the professional education to meet the maritime industry’s demand for high-level specialized professionals.

Program Objectives

By the end of this program candidate will be fully acquainted with knowledge, skills and proficiency in the following:

·         Multimodal Transportation Planning and Engineering

·         Concept of the International Freight Forwarding

·         Cargo Handling Operation Management

·         Port Operation Management

·         Supply Chain and Logistics Management

·         Maritime Legal and Regulatory Framework

·         Port Facilities Utilization

·         Ship broking and Chartering

·         Creative Thinking and Problem Solving

·         Maritime Business Administration

·         Sustainable Logistics

·         Research Methodology

·         Data Analysis and Processing

·         Quality and Safety Management systems

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this program will be able to demonstrate the following:

·         demonstrate advanced knowledge and understanding in Logistics and Transport Management, including both broad knowledge of the field and a considerable degree of specialized knowledge in certain areas of the field as well as insight into current research and development work,

·         demonstrate specialized methodological knowledge in Logistics and Transport Management,

·         demonstrate ability to critically evaluate professional practice within the logistics and freight management discipline. Competence and skills

·         demonstrate the ability to critically and systematically integrate knowledge and analyze, assess and deal with complex phenomena, issues and situations even with limited information,

·         demonstrate the ability to identify and formulate issues critically, autonomously and creatively as well as to plan and, using appropriate methods, undertake advanced tasks within predetermined time frames and so contribute to the formation of knowledge as well as the ability to evaluate this work, and

·         demonstrate the skills required for participation in research and development work or autonomous employment in some other qualified capacity.


This program offers excellent unique opportunities to work in different career prospects. This program is providing graduate with a package of knowledge and experiences in different fields of transportation logistics, supply chain and handling of cargo, so graduates can participate in ports, shipping companies and offshore oil and gas companies.


Most of our students have joined multinational firms in United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia. Graduates work for sea ports, shipping, brokering and in multinational firms.

Program Courses

1. Core Courses



Credit Hours

MPI 777

Multimodal Transportation Planning


MPI 778

Concept of the International Freight Forwarding


MPI 729

Port Operation Management


MPI 779

Logistics Legal Framework and policy


MPI 780

Supply Chain and Logistics Management


MPI 781

Strategic Planning in Logistics


MPI 738

Data Analysis and Processing


MPI 728

Research Methodology



2. Supplementary Courses



Credit Hours

MPI 761

Port Facilities Utilization


MPI 782

Ship-brokering and Chartering


MPI 783

Sustainable Logistics


MPI 784

Logistic Marketing Strategy


MPI 762

Cargo Handling Operation Management



3. Master Thesis



Credit Hours

MPI 902R

Master Thesis