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
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.