Ship Management Theory and Practice
Economics of Maritime Business
Management of Shipping Companies
By Pengfei Zhang, Lijun Tang
September 20, 2021
Ship Management: Theory and Practice unpacks the complexity of this crucial maritime activity by spelling out its key elements and the connections and linkages between them. Opening with an introduction and an overview of the special characteristics of ship management, the text then focuses on ...
By Manolis G. Kavussanos, Dimitris A. Tsouknidis, Ilias D. Visvikis
April 30, 2021
This advanced practical textbook deals with the issue of risk analysis, measurement and management in the shipping industry. It identifies and analyses the sources of risk in the shipping business and explores in detail the “traditional” and “modern” strategies for risk management at both the ...
By Shuo Ma
July 17, 2020
This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the economics of the business of maritime transport. It provides an economic explanation of four aspects of maritime transport, namely, the demand, the supply, the market and the strategy. The book first explains why seaborne trade happens and what...
By Wei Yim Yap
July 07, 2020
Business and Economics of Port Management is a comprehensive but concise textbook and reference for insights into the workings of port industry from the business and economics perspectives. The book examines port management from various entities which include the government, port operator, shipping...
By Okan Duru
December 04, 2018
Asian shipping entrepreneurship relies on strong ties between private entities and public institutions (i.e. governments). This book examines the growth and sustainability of the Asian maritime world through the lens of the Asian cultural code, its social and institutional economics as well as its ...
By Okan Duru
August 28, 2018
The shipping business is a lesser-known industry, but it is an extremely influential element in the global economy. This book provides a snapshot of the shipping business with micro-foundations from the perspectives of institutional and behavioural economics while uncovering hidden facts about the ...
By Jiangang Fei
April 20, 2018
Each industry faces unique human resource management challenges and opportunities and in shipping these include a global labour market and global unionism, long periods spent at sea, and health and safety issues resulting from a variety of risks. This book explores all the key aspects of human ...
By Ioannis Theotokas
April 11, 2018
The maritime sector is dynamic and volatile, creating the need for continuous monitoring of the latest developments and their effects on the organisation, management and strategies of shipping companies. This book analyses the business environment of these companies and the approaches they adopt in...
By Helle Oltedal, Margareta Lützhöft
January 31, 2018
Shipping is a pillar of global trade, with 90 per cent of the world’s trade in goods and raw materials carried by ship. Despite the economic benefits this delivers, maritime operations can be dangerous, and when accidents occur the consequences are serious. Consequential outcomes from hazards at ...
By Wayne K. Talley
December 14, 2017
Port Economics is the study of the economic decisions (and their consequences) of the users and providers of port services. A port works as an "engine" for economic development. This book provides a detailed discussion of port freight service users, such as freight water and land carriers, that ...