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Economics of Shipping Practice and Management - Alan E. Branch

Economics of Shipping Practice and Management

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The subject of this book is treated in a practical way, providing the reader with an overall understanding of the economics of shipping practice. The increasingly important role of management is given more emphasis, especially in the area of budgets, finance, personnel and marketing. The book should appeal to college and university students preparing for shipping, export, international trade and transport examinations, and to practising managers. Its practical approach, explanations and comprehensive coverage make it particularly appropriate for shipping personnel wanting to broaden their horizons through self-study.

The author is to be congratulated on this new second edition of one of the most useful of basic books on the subject. The Seafarer; ...whatever shipping problem has to be studied, the use of this book is essential to ensure that no aspects of that problem are overlooked. It is recommended that any company in the business of shipping, place several copies of this book in their libraries for the permanent use by their senior staff. Marine Engineers Review

Services rendered by sea transport to international trade; economics of international trade; economics of ship design; ship investment criteria; economics of containerization; roll-on/roll-off (Ro/Ro) vessels and their features; economics of ship operation; the freight market; economics of chartering; finance of international trade; counter-trade; combined transport operation; ship management and marketing; shipboard management; computerization; role of British and international shipping organizations; role of other national and international organizations. political factors.

ISBN: 9780412310300
ISBN-10: 0412310309
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Publisher: Chapman and Hall
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.98
Weight (kg): 0.44
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised