440 pages | 72 B/W Illus.
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 organisation 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, utilising 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.
1. Principles of Maritime Management 2. Evolution of the EU and International Maritime Shipping: Drivers, Challenges and Scenarios 3. Organisation 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 areas8. Using the Bunker Adjustment Factor as a Strategic Decision Making 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 U.S. listed shipping companies 13. A Critical Review of the Ship Investment Literature 14. Development of Ship Finance Center: 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. Freight Rate Risk Management and Freight Derivatives 18. Investments and financial instruments in port management 19. Inter-Organisational relationships of European port management entities 20. Private Sector Participation, Port Efficiency and Economic Development 21. The Impact of Climate Change on Port Organization