Principles of Port Management

By Peter de Langen, Theo Notteboom, Athanasios Pallis

© 2014 – Routledge

400 pages | 50 B/W Illus.

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About the Book

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.

Table of Contents

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

About the Authors

Peter W. De Langen works at the Port of Rotterdam Authority, as Senior Advisor and holds a part-time position as Professor of Cargo Transport and Logistics at the Technical University of Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

Theo Notteboom is Professor and President of ITMMA (Institute of Transport and Maritime Management Antwerp) at the University of Antwerp, Belgium.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS041000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management
BUS069020
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / International / Economics
BUS070100
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Transportation