The main intention of the author of this publication developed and officially released by the HSBA, standing for the Hamburg School of Business Administration, was to provide the shipping industry with the single source of reference on the subject matter.
The content of the document was built around the possible results of the autonomous shipping as well as the ongoing digitalization taking place within the today’s international maritime shipping industry, including both practical consequences of same, and the potential social impacts.
The idea was to give people a compact book that would serve as a good basic, something to start with, and with this knowledge they could get prepared for the further discussions. It should help interested readers to properly define the fundamental proceedings along with the other transformation of vessel operations, introduction of the ROCS, i.e. Remote Operating Centers, constantly increasing autonomy etc.
The text of the volume will let you better prepare to discuss the subject topics in a perfectly structured manner and having much better understanding of the material. Recommended to the people keeping themselves in line with the latest developments in the field of marine transportation.
Nowadays, all of the shipyards located in Europe are experiencing serious difficulties In connection with the constantly rising level of the competition affecting the market globally. The author of this volume has performed a perfect and thorough analysis of the situation, trying to investigate such critical areas as the cooperative activities of the market together with the expertise and available experiences.
The due attention was paid to the relationship existing there between the subject aspects as well as the capabilities that normally make the fundamentals of the technical competence of any shipbuilding and ship repair facility. The content of the book is made on the basis of the interviews conducted with more than twenty recognized industry professionals who agreed to share their valuable experience with the future readers.
The volume is arranged in three major parts, the first providing the general information on the shipbuilding industry of today, second one dealing with the commercial relevance of the associated services, and the closing part addressing the future location of the industry. In total, the volume will be of great interest to the people in the industry.
Nowadays, the maritime domain taken together with the sustainable energy is deservedly considered as the two major aspects, shaping the future of the mankind. Even though the maritime domain, mentioned above, is linked to the SES, standing for the sustainable energy securities, there are many areas that are traditionally discussed separately.
The idea of the author of this volume is to fill in the existing gap and present the integral view of the maritime dimension in the sustainable energy security. The publication covers the variety of different topics including the energy supply chains and protection of the supply lines, energy trade and markets, global system and many others.
The author has also concentrated on the energy resources available offshore, with the emphasis placed on both hydrocarbons widely developed today, and the marine renewable energy, gaining momentum. You will get to know how the reduction in the emission affects the maritime industry.
Although the title is aimed at the general reader, it will be useful for the students in any disciplines connected with the energy systems, sustainability, management etc., allowing them to get better understanding of the SES and maritime dimension, as well as their connection.
Today, we can say that the international maritime shipping industry is at a crossroads. Back in 2018, IMO adopted the so-called Initial Strategy with the intention to get the greenhouse gas emissions half-reduced by 2050. In addition to that, the scene was set for the future happenings.
In this book, the author tries to take a cross-disciplinary look at the different dimensions of the sustainability problem of the modern maritime transportation industry, conducting the thorough review of the models for evaluating the major decisions and policy alternatives.
To get to the desired degree of sustainability, the wide range of different measures shall be implemented in order to attain the required environmental performance. The author has analyzed the competition distortions to find better solutions. In short, you will find all necessary information on sustainable shipping in this volume, providing the complete knowledge supplemented with the technical reports and statistical data as well as the scientific references.
The content of the volume is arranged in thirteen sections, starting with the introduction and greenship technologies, EEDI and ICT, oil pollution and ship recycling, sulphur emissions and speed optimization, and many other critically important aspects.
This is another brilliant title by Alan Branch, famous for his “Elements of Shipping”, selling all around the world. After the success of the “Elements” the author received thousands of requests for the readers willing to get a sort of companion volume addressing the work of the sea ports.
The present publication was prepared with the intention to provide them with the practical knowledge of the basic elements making the port management and operation, reflecting his experience the field of ship and port management, as well as the international maritime trade and transportation. In a plain and easy understandable manner, the author explains the very basics of the roles played by the sea ports in today’s international trading, and of their functions.
Among the other topics dealt with by the author there are such important ones as the port traffic control and computerization of the operation and management processes, marketing aspects, calculation of the tariffs, finance and economics of the today’s international trade, etc.
The content of the volume will assist readers in getting the necessary knowledge and professionalism in the subject areas; the volume will be equally useful for the students of the associated disciplines and the people working for the port authorities, actually for everyone involved in the operating sea ports in any way.
This title features the coverage of the most important areas of maritime industry relating to the possible dangers. Within this document, peril of the sea is considered existing if there is any threat to the vessel, personnel and cargo on board, or when a risk of substantial environmental pollution is there.
The Master of the vessel shall immediately undertake all necessary actions in order to provide the safety of the people on board and to prevent of at least minimize the damage to the vessel, cargo and environment. The content of the guide is emphasizing the significance of the earliest notification of such situation to everyone concerned.
It incorporates the latest SOLAS amendments addressing the emergency towing arrangements - subject requirements apply to the oil tankers, and also IMO Res. MSC.35(63) providing required guidance. The OCIMF and ICS believe that this document will prove its usefulness and will be of great assistance to ships masters and other persons involved in determining the actions to take at the time of peril, with the particular attention being paid to saving human life and prevention of damage and pollution. A must have publication on board.
This is the second edition of the popular guidebook on the maritime logistics where the authors paid particular attention to the important aspects of the modern maritime shipping and port management. The publication is covering absolutely that may be needed by the students as well as practicing professionals of the maritime industry, i.e. in the pages of this book they will find all information required.
According to the feedbacks provided by the readers, this is a truly essential volume for all people interested in maritime logistics of today’s world. The content is remarkably comprehensive and up-to-date as the authors thoroughly revised the text of the original edition. It is a very authoritative and highly informative publication that will definitely help in explaining the history of the maritime industry and still concentrate on the ship operations done today as well as the challenges involved.
Needless to say that a good knowledge of the shipping industry and deep understanding of the port management is the must item for making successful and effective business decisions and establish good and effective policies for the shipping companies and the whole countries.
In the past couple of decades the concept of "maritime", as opposed to "sea" or "naval", power has emerged within the maritime literature to describe the multidimensional and much more complex relationship existing there between states and the seas, oceans and rivers in the XXI century.
Maritime power, which can be defined as the ability of a government to achieve the declared political goals or a desired effect using the maritime domain, provides an important means to protect and further advance the national interests. The main purpose of the present volume was to provide a contribution to the ongoing debates on the topic of the measurement/assessment of a state's maritime power.
In fact, the ability to use the maritime domain enables the state authorities to perform a wider array of the relevant maritime tasks/functions which would commonly include the traditional maritime roles, for example war-fighting and maritime diplomacy, and their ability to perform various non-military roles, i.e. preserving maritime and environmental resources, protecting the maritime borders etc. Maritime power is therefore an important tool of statecraft and is the focus of this book...