A comprehensive series of peer reviewed books on modern shipping business published by the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers to support the industry with authoritative and high quality reference material.
Up to date information has been sourced from leading shipping research providers to illustrate graphs, charts and tables. Trade routes and ship drawings have been commissioned from talented designers to ensure the highest level of accuracy and complement the engaging reading experience.
This authoritative book is both a great introduction to the operational side of the offshore support industry and a valuable reference work for commercial practitioners. It is a great reference for those who want an overview of the technical and commercial issues involved in the chartering, ownership and management of offshore vessels.
The thousands of ships, vessels and craft that are trading in the world today all have to be operated and managed. Ship management and the operation of ships is a crucial branch of shipbroking. This authoritative book is an essential reference for those working within or with the sector.
Port and terminal managers have had to adapt fast to meet rising demand driven by continuing high levels of world trade. The book considers all operational aspects of port functions, from financing, legal concerns and planning to competition, equipment and marketing.
In an industry as international as shipping, it is impossible for a ship operator to have offices in every port where its ships might call. Instead, ship operators rely on a network of port agents to act as their eyes and ears to ensure the safe and secure running of their ships.