Port Management and Operations
Port Management and Operations is the only book which provides a complete picture of port management and is a crucial guide to all those involved in the maritime industry. This third edition provides an analysis of the major issues in the fast moving transport environment, offering a complete picture of the ports industry. The book discusses port administration, management, economics, and operation, as well as new port developments and changes in maritime transport security. Port Management and Operations avoids unnecessary jargon ensuring that it is readily understandable to those with little knowledge of ports, but it has sufficient depth to be of interest and value to those professionally engaged in the industry. Contents include: port development the impact of changing ship technology on ports sea approaches and maritime services port administration ownership and management port policy berths and terminals cargo and cargo handling port labor time in port and speed o
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