Elements of Shipping: 7th Edition

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Elements of Shipping was first published in 1964 and has become established as a market leader over its many editions. This latest version is entirely updated to take in the many changes that have occurred in the shipping industry in recent years and features new chapters on multimodalism, seaports and electronic data interchange.

Emphasis is also placed on professionalism and the need to have the latest technology and professionally qualified personnel to operate a shipping service today. It remains essential reading for the shipping executive along with students and academics with an interest in the shipping industry.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 The ship
7
3 Ship design and construction
21
4 Ships and their cargoes
47
5 Manning of vessels
72
6 Customs house and ships papers
91
7 Maritime canals and inland waterways
106
8 Services performed by principal shipping organizations
119
14 The shipping company
296
15 Charter parties
332
16 Containerization
368
17 Seaports
407
18 Multimodalism
417
19 The international consignment
432
20 Information technology and electronic data interchange
448
21 Ship management
480

9 Passenger fares and freight rates
181
10 Liner conferences
196
11 Ship operation
210
12 Bills of lading
223
13 Cargoes
250
22 Political aspects
491
Shipping terms and abbreviations
507
Index
514
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