Can you describe your book in one sentence?
Business and Economics of Port Management is a comprehensive but concise textbook and reference for insights into the workings of the port industry from the business and economics perspectives.
Who would be interested in reading your book?
This book will be especially useful for (a) public and private sector professionals who are working directly in the port industry including port managers, terminal operators, port authorities, port regulators, shipping line operators and logistics companies among others; (b) those who are looking to join the port industry; (c) those who are curious about the industry and want to find out more; and (d) undergraduate and postgraduate students pursuing this subject matter.
What makes your book stand out from its competitors?
This book showcases the realities of the port business, portrayed from the perspective of someone who has spent more than 20 years in the industry. Readers are informed about practical realities of port management through the use of 35 evidence-based case studies and numerous examples of decision making from the industry taken from around the world. Readers are also able to apply the knowledge and concepts learnt on the subject matter through use of structured review questions, hands-on activities and online information sources.