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    Manufacturer: Macmillan (Bloomsbury)

    Reeds Sea Transport Operation and Economics

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    This book gives a complete picture of the Maritime Transport Industry so that those involved with shipping can see their own specific field of interest in perspective and understand how the basic model of this mode of transport operates.
    ISBN: 9781408131428
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    Author: Alderton, Patrick
    Published February 2011
    ISBN: 9781408131428

    This book gives a complete picture of the Maritime Transport Industry so that those involved with shipping can see their own specific field of interest in perspective and understand how the basic model of this mode of transport operates.

    The sixth edition of Reeds Sea Transport has been updated throughout to take account of changes in the industry. It includes new data and statistics, new advice on safety, a review of ship types including the growth in tonnage and the increase in container ship sizes, as well as the effect of the 'depression' over recent years, all of which make esssential reading for professionals as well as students on courses concerned with Shipping Ports and Transport. Modern transport professionals must be able to adapt to and anticipate the implications of changes in their industry; this book gives an insight into how management has coped with change over the last century, and enables the reader to see how this essential commercial activity has developed.

    'It is a book that should be owned and read by everyone who makes his or her living from the shipping industry'
    Ships and Ports

    Table of Contents

    1 The Ship

    2 Types of Ships

    3 Types and Trends

    4 The Crew

    5 Navigation

    6 Types of Cargo

    7 Why Cargo is Moved

    8 Cost and Freight Rates

    9 World Tonnage

    10 Shipping Finance

    11 Dry Cargo, Tramp and Tanker Markets

    12 The Liner Market and Multimodal Transport

    13 Safety

    14 Economics of Documentation

    15 Ports

     

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    Author: Alderton, Patrick
    Published February 2011
    ISBN: 9781408131428

    This book gives a complete picture of the Maritime Transport Industry so that those involved with shipping can see their own specific field of interest in perspective and understand how the basic model of this mode of transport operates.

    The sixth edition of Reeds Sea Transport has been updated throughout to take account of changes in the industry. It includes new data and statistics, new advice on safety, a review of ship types including the growth in tonnage and the increase in container ship sizes, as well as the effect of the 'depression' over recent years, all of which make esssential reading for professionals as well as students on courses concerned with Shipping Ports and Transport. Modern transport professionals must be able to adapt to and anticipate the implications of changes in their industry; this book gives an insight into how management has coped with change over the last century, and enables the reader to see how this essential commercial activity has developed.

    'It is a book that should be owned and read by everyone who makes his or her living from the shipping industry'
    Ships and Ports

    Table of Contents

    1 The Ship

    2 Types of Ships

    3 Types and Trends

    4 The Crew

    5 Navigation

    6 Types of Cargo

    7 Why Cargo is Moved

    8 Cost and Freight Rates

    9 World Tonnage

    10 Shipping Finance

    11 Dry Cargo, Tramp and Tanker Markets

    12 The Liner Market and Multimodal Transport

    13 Safety

    14 Economics of Documentation

    15 Ports

     

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