Portia was partner in Beirut Container Terminal Consortium the local joint venture company established to manage and operate the premier container terminal in Lebanon. Portia initially provided start-up support and the senior management at the terminal and are also managed the procurement and installation and user training for a computerised terminal operating system (TOS). Portia undertook a programme of training and mentoring of Lebanese “counter-part “staff to enable them to become fully acquainted with the management and operation of a modern container terminal is also being undertaken.
Portia deployed a team of equipment trainers during the pre-start-up and start-up phases and developed a “Train the Trainer” programme to ensure local trainers could deliver quality training internally.
Portia also delivered a range of training throughout this concession including but not limited to Health and Safety Training, Hazardous Cargo Training, Operational Management Training and Vessel Yard Planner Training.