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Shipping and Port Engineering

Klaipeda University
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
On campus
01 September 2020
Application deadline: 30 June 2020
2,850 EUR
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Program description

Shipping And Port Engineering

Shipping and Port Engineering is a unique, promising, and popular study program. Its graduates are excellent specialists who have a good knowledge of transport and seaport engineering and are able to use the latest computerized information systems. Students are provided with advanced theoretical knowledge and practical skills; they enjoy the opportunity of becoming strategists of new technologies.


  • Marine Transport Logistics: If you are able to respond quickly, love real-world challenges, and wish to manage situations, go for it! You will be able to create and develop logistics supply chains, centres, and platforms and to manage complex tasks of transportation of standard and non-standard cargo by sea and land. You will learn to control the motion of important objects and ships at sea. The demand for such specialists exists today and will exist tomorrow, since movement never ends!
  • Naval Architecture and Shipbuilding: Perhaps each of you was fascinated when watching cruise or container ships...would you like to design such a ship and become a highly sought after specialist in Lithuania and abroad? In that case, choose the Ship Design and Construction specialism, and upon graduation you will be able to develop new ship concepts, to design, build, and modernise ships, and to apply manufacturing automation and robotisation solutions to shipbuilding and repair as well as metal constructions companies.

Program content

During the studies, students analyze the port infrastructure, superstructure, and other port and shipping-related systems.

Courses in the curriculum include:

  • Cargo Types and Flows;
  • Freight Transportation, Forwarding, and Agency;
  • Maritime Transport Management;
  • Transport Systems;
  • Intro to Port Engineering;
  • Intro to Port Infrastructure;
  • Intro to Port Superstructure;
  • Intro to Port Organization and Logistics
  • Port Terminal Planning;
  • Special Terminals Organization and Operation, etc.

Career opportunities

Upon completion of the study program, graduate is sure to get a job in the modern and developing port of Klaipeda as well as in other ports that are considered to be guarantors of human wellbeing. Graduates can work as engineers in various maritime industries, port administration, etc., in the fields of stevedoring, ship agency, and freight forwarding; they can work as technical consultants or managers of industrial enterprises and their divisions.

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About this institute

Klaipeda University

Klaipeda University

Klaipeda University is a multidisciplinary educational institution, a national and Baltic Region leader in the field of marine sciences and studies integrated into international academic networks, fosterer of cultural heritage, and a centre for lifelong learning. Established on 1 January...

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Why study at Klaipeda University

  • Unique by its scientific research and studies in marine field
  • European Union diploma recognized worldwide
  • Wide range of programs
  • International studies in English
  • Young and rapidly growing
  • High quality education for a reasonable price

Contact info

Klaipeda University

Herkaus Manto str. 84
92294 Klaipėda

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