This handbook provides a wide-ranging, coherent, and systematic analysis of maritime management, policy, and strategy development. It undertakes a comprehensive examination of the fields of management and policy-making in shipping by bringing together chapters on key topics of seminal scientific and practical importance.
Within 21 original chapters, authoritative experts describe and analyze concepts at the cutting edge of knowledge in shipping. Themes include maritime management and policy, ship finance, port and maritime economics, and maritime logistics. A study examines the determinants of ship management fees. Aspects of corporate governance in the shipping industry are reviewed and there is a critical review of the ship investment literature. Other topics featured include the organization and management of tanker and dry bulk shipping companies, environmental management in shipping with reference to energy-efficient ship operation, a study of the BIMCO Shipping KPI standard, utilizing the Bunker Adjustment Factor as a strategic decision-making instrument, and slow steaming in the maritime industry. All chapters are written to provide implications for further advancement in professional practice and research.
The Routledge Handbook of Maritime Management will be of great interest to relevant students, researchers, academics, and professionals alike. It provides abundant opportunities to guide further research in the areas covered but will also initiate and inspire effective maritime management.
Table of Contents
1. Principles of Maritime Business Management 2. Evolution of the EU and International Maritime Shipping: Drivers, Challenges and Scenarios 3. Organization and management of dry bulk shipping companies 4. Organization and Management of Tanker Shipping Companies 5. Environmental management in shipping: Theory and practice of energy efficient ship operation 6. Sustainability, Maritime Governance and Business Performance in a Self-Regulated Shipping Industry: A Study on the BIMCO Shipping KPI Standard 7. An overview to contemporary maritime logistics and supply chain management decision areas 8. Using the Bunker Adjustment Factor as a Strategic Decision Instrument 9. Slow steaming in the maritime industry 10. Determinants of Ship Management Fees 11. Corporate Governance in the Shipping Industry 12. The ownership structure of US listed shipping companies 13. A Critical Review of the Ship Investment Literature 14. Development of Ship Finance Centre: The Case of Singapore 15. Appraisal of Shipping Investment Projects Using Real Options 16. Credit Risk Analysis, Measurement, and Management in the Shipping Industry 17. The dynamic Baltic Dry Index: an approach to improve the freight market index 18. Inter-Organizational relationships of European port management entities 19. Investments and financial instruments in port management 20. Private Sector Participation, Port Efficiency, and Economic Development 21. The attitudes of port organizations in adapting to climate change impacts
Photis M. Panayides is Professor at the Department of Commerce, Finance, and Shipping, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus.
‘This handbook can be used as an excellent reference for undergraduates and postgraduates in maritime studies.’ — Professor Jin Wang, Liverpool John Moores University, UK