The Impact of Soviet Shipping (1987) is a detailed analysis of the operations and impact of Soviet shipping. Using new data sources and drawing on discussions with Soviet shipping managers, the book provides a valuable insight into the workings of the Soviet merchant fleet. It sets out to analyse the size and nature of the fleet and assesses its role in the different maritime markets, as well as examining the economic and commercial basis of Soviet shipping operations.
1. The Organizational Framework of Soviet Merchant Shipping 2. Demand for Soviet Shipping 3. Supply of Soviet Shipping 4. Soviet Fleet Movements and the Extent of Cross-Trading 5. Soviet Competition in the Liner Market 6. Carrying the Soviet Union’s Own Direct Trade 7. The Bulk Trades 8. The Soviets and the Cruise Markets 9. The Economic and Commercial Basis of Soviet Shipping 10. The Impact of Soviet Shipping