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.
Over the years ship sale and purchase brokers have pioneered their own market, developing unique ways of working, specialist terminology and documentation. This book describes how ship sale and purchase brokers represent the interests of both buyer and seller and how they should handle negotiations.
Finance is at the heart of global industries and shipping is no exception. This book takes the guesswork out of financial planning, delivering professionally reviewed guidance on markets, cycles, sources, options and security, from both sides of the financing fence.
Offering financial protection against maritime and transit losses, marine insurance gives the shipping industry the confidence to trade. Without the shelter to risk presented by insurance, shipping transactions and operations would be severely curtailed as players would have to rely on their own funds to cover incidents, loss or damage.