SEA TRANSPORT OPERATION AND ECONOMICS
|Author(s)||Patrick M. Anderton|
|D O W N L O A D|
The sea transport functions to transport cargoes by sea and its overall success and efficiency lies with the human beings and their abilities. The main objective of the present publication is to provide readers with a full picture of the modern international maritime shipping industry so that the people engaged in shipping could have clear understanding of the specific field they work in.
Every effort was made by the author to avoid the use of the professional jargon as the main idea was to make the book readable for the people with little experience. The actual and valid industry statistics and data were used when preparing the book.
The main contents of the volume is arranged in fifteen chapters starting from the basic information about the ships, their types, ongoing trends in the shipping industry, ship propulsion, manning and navigation and up to the operational and finance matters, transportation of cargoes by sea, chartering practices, marine ports, all associated documentations, and, of course, safety aspects. There are several appendixes where the additional information is provided. Moreover, there is good ship knowledge diagnostic test included for better checking the training progress and effectiveness.
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