Learn about managing maritime business and all its aspects. Covers different elements of shipping, including operational, commercial, legal, economic, technical, managerial, logistical and financial considerations.
Provides an overview of the shipping industry. It defines and describes all aspects of shipping, the personnel who work in it, the history behind it and introduces key aspects of finance and accounting in shipping in a simple to follow format.
Ship recycling is a crucial aspect of the shipping industry, and it is important that shipowners and crew understand the process thoroughly. Not only is it a legal obligation to dispose of a ship responsibly, but it also plays a significant role in the protection of the environment and the safety of workers involved in the process.
The ILO MLC is a truly ground-breaking instrument. The shipping industry is unique in being the only industrial sector to have such a comprehensive global regime in place, setting out mandatory standards for the employment of the world’s two million merchant seafarers, which are now strictly enforced by governments worldwide through a sophisticated system of flag state inspections and port state control.
The ICS Diversity and Inclusion Toolkit for Shipping has been developed to create awareness and inspire change in the strategies, policies and practices that will enable the maritime industry to meet the needs of the diverse seafarer community.
Covers the conceptualization of green shipping practices, measurement scales for evaluating GSP implementation, green management practice and green shipping networks. Presents theory-driven discussion on the link between implementing GSP and firm performance. Provides a reference for firms to understand and evaluate their capability in carrying out green operations on their shipping activities.
Technology and the Blue Economy explores how innovators can develop the right business models to capitalize on growth opportunities, and analyses the critical success factors for emerging technologies.