The bible on operation and economics within the maritime transport
industry, covering types of ship, issues related to crew, cargo and
ports, and examining changes in the industry.
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.
Published: 15th February 2011