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Reeds Sea Transport : Operation and Economics - Patrick M. Alderton

Reeds Sea Transport

Operation and Economics


Published: 15th February 2011
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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.

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

Cover; Title Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface; 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; Appendix A: Voyage estimate using Excel; Appendix B: Distances along the world's major trade routes; Appendix C: Websites; Footnotes; Imprint.

ISBN: 9781408154823
ISBN-10: 140815482X
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Published: 15th February 2011