Principles of Port Management provides professionals in freight transport and maritime logistics, and specifically the port industry, as well as (postgraduate and post-experience) students in these fields with a better conceptual understanding of the port industry, key insights and best practices for port management and development, and an overview of new trends and developments relevant for developing winning strategies.
The book builds on vast first-hand experience of the authors in the port industry as well as a strong track record on scientific research in this field, while adopting an accessible style for industry professionals. The result is a hands-on approach in introducing and confronting readers with the most pressing and contemporary port management challenges and trends.
1. Ports in Supply Chains 2. Drivers of Change in the Port Industry 3. Companies, Strategies and Business Models in the Container Market 4. Port Governance 5. Port Planning and Development 6. New Strategies for Ports and Port Authorities