Published since 1951, Lloyd's Maritime Atlas is the oldest and most respected atlas in the shipping industry. A comprehensive reference for locating the world’s busiest ports and shipping places, this new edition has been fully updated and enhanced with brand new maps and features to alleviate the demands on today’s busy shipping professional.
This complete guide to tramp shipping covers, among other topics, the law of agency, duties and liabilities of principal and agent, how to select a tramp ship agent, managing a tramp ship agency and the scope of services provided.
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.
The business of shipping can seem complex to the outsider, with hundreds of roles fitting like pieces of a jigsaw. This comprehensive work sets out the interconnecting landscape of sectors, roles, business entities and regulatory frameworks, ships and the geography of trade, ethics and chartering practice, finance and insurance. Essential reading for a career in the shipping industry.