The Port Operations Research and Technology Centre is part of the Centre for Transport Studies in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

The Port Operations Research and Technology Centre at Imperial College London was established in 2005 as a research centre serving the port sector and associated industries on operational, strategic, economic and technology issues.

The Centre is comprised of academics, postgraduate students and external professionals with a focus on the port and shipping industries. The expertise assembled among our group enables us to offer a focused range of research and consultancy services.

The PORTeC team also provides teaching for the MSc in Transport and the MEng course in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, as well as the MBA courses at the Imperial College Business School.