3rd Edition

Port Management and Operations

ISBN 9780367570248
Published June 30, 2020 by Informa Law from Routledge
218 Pages

USD $130.00

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Book Description

Port Management and Operations your essential guide to port management in the twenty-first century. • Provides the reader with a complete understanding of total port activity • Enables managers working in specific areas of ports to see where they fit into the port’s operation and commercial practice as a whole • Offers an analysis of the many types of ports along with the common essential elements that enable them to function, including administration, management, economics and operations

Table of Contents

Chapter 1.  Ports  Chapter 2.  Port Development  Chapter 3.  Impact of Changing Ship Technology on Ports  Chapter 4.  Port Approaches  Chapter 5.  Port Administration, Ownership and Management  Chapter 6.  Port Policy  Chapter 7.  Berths and Terminals  Chapter 8.  Cargo and Cargo Handling  Chapter 9.  Port Labour  Chapter 10.  Time in Port and Speed of Cargo Handling  Chapter 11.  Port Costs, Prices and Revenue  Chapter 12.  Port Environmental Matters- Sustainable Development

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Patrick Alderton qualified as an Extra Master, and then became a lecturer of commercial transport at the London Guildhall University in the 1970s. He later moved to the World Maritime University in Sweden as the Professor of Ports and Shipping in the late 1980s.