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Introduction to Marine Cargo Management

Introduction to Marine Cargo Management Author Mark Rowbotham
ISBN-10 9781317803225
Release 2014-03-21
Pages 440
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Cargo management, especially in the maritime sphere, plays a vital role in the transfer of goods between seller and buyer. However, despite over 90% of the world’s international trade being conducted by sea, often very little is known about this subject by either party. This unique text provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to the principal elements involved in the management of marine cargo and the carriage of goods by sea. Not only does it analyse key theories and debates in the maritime freight sector, it is equally instructive on practice and logistics. Furthermore, the book provides a thorough guide to the roles and responsibilities of all parties involved in this dynamic industry. This second edition has been fully revised and updated to incorporate the very latest changes in cargo management legislation and procedures, including: Offshore oil & gas supply management The revised INCOTERMS 2010 Tramp shipping and spot cargo trading Project cargo management Dry and liquid bulk cargo management The IMDG Code and the marine carriage of dangerous and hazardous goods Cabotage Salvage Risk management and best practice This is an essential guide for shipping professionals, academics and students of marine logistics, and international trade.



Marine Pollution Control

Marine Pollution Control Author Iliana Christodoulou-Varotsi
ISBN-10 9781317487395
Release 2018-04-24
Pages 340
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This book discusses in a concise manner the key aspects that are important for the understanding of regulations and managerial framework governing marine pollution. It identifies the practical context in which marine pollution comes into play and addresses the international legal regime governing the numerous sources of marine pollution, as well as the ways in which these regulations affect the conduct of day-to-day shipping operations. With illustrations, case studies, emphasis boxes, references to case law and to national jurisdictions and other tools facilitating understanding and knowledge, readers will find helpful guidance on: the sources of marine pollution (including ship-source pollution and pollution from the offshore oil and gas sector); the forms of cooperation needed in order to tackle the prevention, management and response to marine pollution; overview of MARPOL Convention, other key IMO conventions, and selected regional regimes; legal ramifications, including P & I Clubs and limitation of liability; involvement of the flag State, coastal State and port State; industry best practice; the human element Marine Pollution Control will be a useful guidance tool for shipping Industry professionals, (P & I) Clubs, Legal practitioners, maritime administrators, as well as academics and students of marine pollution.



Port Management and Operations

Port Management and Operations Author Giuseppe Saieva
ISBN-10 9781135136659
Release 2013-07-04
Pages 224
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Port Management and Operations your essential guide to port management in the twenty-first century. • Provides the reader with a complete understanding of total port activity • Enables managers working in specific areas of ports to see where they fit into the port’s operation and commercial practice as a whole • Offers an analysis of the many types of ports along with the common essential elements that enable them to function, including administration, management, economics and operations



The ISM Code A Practical Guide to the Legal and Insurance Implications

The ISM Code  A Practical Guide to the Legal and Insurance Implications Author Phil Anderson
ISBN-10 9781317518310
Release 2015-06-16
Pages 408
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The ISM Code has been mandatory for almost every commercial vessel in the world for more than a decade and nearly two decades for high risk vessels, yet there is very little case law in this area. Consequently, there remains a great deal of confusion about the potential legal and insurance implications of the Code. This third edition represents a major re-write and addresses significant amendments that were made to the ISM Code on 1st July 2010 and 1st January 2015. This book provides practitioners with a practical overview of, and much needed guidance on, the potential implications of failing to implement the requirements of the Code. It will be hugely valuable to DPAs, managers of ship operating companies, ship masters, maritime lawyers and insurance claims staff.



Maritime Law

Maritime Law Author Christopher Hill
ISBN-10 9781351559140
Release 2017-09-25
Pages 640
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Maritime Law is an exhaustive introduction to this complex area of law. The book is ideal for newcomers and experienced professionals requiring an update on the general principles and case law. • Charterparties chapter • Passengers chapter • Salvage – includes developments in case law and introduction of new Lloyd’s Open Form Salvage Agreement • Sale of ship and shipbuilding contracts • Collisions • Oil pollution – Convention on bunker spills



Port Operations Planning and Logistics

Port Operations  Planning and Logistics Author Khalid Bichou
ISBN-10 9781317912712
Release 2014-04-16
Pages 384
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Port Operations, Planning and Logistics offers detailed analysis of world port systems by applying both theoretical and practical (managerial) approaches to port operations, management and policy. The author draws from a rare combination of extensive cross-management professional experience and established multidisciplinary academic expertise to provide a structured publication that cuts across different research fields; economics, engineering, operations, technology, management, strategy and policy. The book explores various port topics including ICT and technology applications, investment and financing, pricing and asset management, contracts regulations, safety security and environmental management. Each is supported with case studies and practical examples of the latest developments in the field.



Shipbroking and Chartering Practice

Shipbroking and Chartering Practice Author Evi Plomaritou
ISBN-10 9781317424635
Release 2017-12-12
Pages 738
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Now in its eighth edition, this classic text is a first point of reference for anyone looking to obtain an understanding of chartering and shipbroking practice. It provides hands-on, commercially-focused explanations of chartering business and invaluable advice on how the shipping market operates across a broad range of topics. The authors also deal expertly with the legal, financial, operational and managerial aspects of chartering, offering numerous case studies which clearly link theory to practice. This new edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect the current trends in chartering practice, legal developments and standard forms of charterparties. New to this edition: Enriched with practical examples covering?crucial aspects of chartering and shipbroking business, such as voyage estimations, freight conversions and tanker calculations. New material on day-to-day laytime principles, including "Laytime Definitions for Charterparties 2013", associated commentary and relevant examples. Shipping Marketing as a modern tool of improving chartering and shipbroking business. Expanded coverage of the economic background of chartering, including markets, vessels, cargoes, trades and fixtures. Freight rates for all vessel types from 1980 to 2015. Updated review of well-known standard charterparty documents (including NYPE 2015), together with clauses and wordings commonly applying to various charter types. Analytical glossary containing typical terms and abbreviations used in chartering negotiations. This book is an essential guide for practitioners in private practice and in-house for shipowners and cargo houses, as well as those studying shipbroking and chartering.



Future Challenges for the Port and Shipping Sector

Future Challenges for the Port and Shipping Sector Author Hilde Meersman
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105124167516
Release 2009-01-01
Pages 174
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Future Challenges for the Port and Shipping Sector discusses the issues that most influence the future of the maritime and port industries. The topics covered include: maritime trade, future trade flows, evolutions in international trade, shipping capacity and demand, developments in ship construction and their economic consequences. The book also covers future developments in ports (technology and economics), the future role of port authorities (the role of national and international public authorities, as well as cooperation between ports), the future development in ports (hinterland transportation, landslide handling, and financial developments), financial developments (alternative financing of investments, hedging operations, mergers and cooperation, and capital markets).



Maritime Economics

Maritime Economics Author Martin Stopford
ISBN-10 9781134742660
Release 2013-04-15
Pages 592
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Now in its second edition Maritime Economics provides a valuable introduction to the organisation and workings of the global shipping industry. The author outlines the economic theory as well as many of the operational practicalities involved. Extensively revised for the new edition, the book has many clear illustrations and tables. Topics covered include: * an overview of international trade * Maritime Law * economic organisation and principles * financing ships and shipping companies * market research and forecasting.



Ports and Networks

Ports and Networks Author Harry Geerlings
ISBN-10 9781317077701
Release 2017-08-22
Pages 384
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Written by leading experts in the field, this book offers an introduction to recent developments in port and hinterland strategies, operations and related specializations. The book begins with a broad overview of port definitions, concepts and the role of ports in global supply chains, and an examination of strategic topics such as port management, governance, performance, hinterlands and the port-city relationship. The second part of the book examines operational aspects of maritime, port and land networks. A range of topics are explored, such as liner networks, finance and business models, port-industrial clusters, container terminals, intermodality/synchromodality, handling and warehousing. The final section of the book provides insights into key issues of port development and management, from security, sustainability, innovation strategies, transition management and labour issues. Drawing on a variety of global case studies, theoretical insights are supplemented with real world and best practice examples, this book will be of interest to advanced undergraduates, postgraduates, scholars and professionals interested in maritime studies, transport studies, economics and geography.



Maritime Letters of Indemnity

Maritime Letters of Indemnity Author Felipe Arizon
ISBN-10 9781317915799
Release 2014-05-23
Pages 208
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This unique new title provides expert, hands-on advice as to the law and practice of the maritime letter of indemnity. Detailing the variety of implications that can arise from each type of letter, the authors bring this important and litigious subject to the fore with a view to reducing the commercial and legal risks involved in this core area of shipping and international trade. Key features of this title include detailed legal analysis of: The history of indemnity contracts and letters of indemnity Shipping and international trade contexts where letters of indemnity are used GAFTA sale contract forms and standard letter of indemnity P&I Clubs forms The enforceability of maritime letters of indemnity The rights and liabilities for sellers, buyers, banks and ship owners which arise from the use of letters of indemnity The impact on the system based on the use of bills of lading and on electronic bills of lading Policy issues arising from the use of letters of indemnity in practice and of the practicalities of litigation involving letters of indemnity. As the only text currently on the market covering maritime letters of indemnity in such detail, this book will be an indispensable guide for maritime lawyers, professionals and academics alike, as well as shipowners, charterers, commodity traders and trade finance professionals



Corporate Manslaughter in the Maritime and Aviation Industries

Corporate Manslaughter in the Maritime and Aviation Industries Author Simon Daniels
ISBN-10 9781317389484
Release 2016-08-12
Pages 158
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This book provides expert analysis of the application of?the evolving law in Corporate Manslaughter?as it relates to the Maritime and Aviation industries.? It will prove to be a useful tool for practitioners and students in this specialised area, as well as those working in the maritime and aviation industries, such as those who will be accountable under the Corporate Manslaughter Act 2007; the Masters and Pilots who manage the risks; and the insurers who underwrite the cost of the risks.??? The author will discuss areas such as: The liability towards passengers and employees The Prosecution of offenders Comparative analysis of corporate manslaughter in the wider, global industry



Port Management and Operations

Port Management and Operations Author Maria G. Burns
ISBN-10 9781482206753
Release 2014-07-21
Pages 406
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With 80 percent of the world’s commodities being transported by water, ports are the pillars of the global economy. Port Management and Operations offers readers the opportunity to enhance their strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, while developing market foresight. It examines global port management practices at the regulatory, commercial, technological, operational, financial, and sociopolitical levels. This powerful sourcebook describes how seaports are being affected by the changes occurring nationally, regionally, and globally. Evaluating the new regulatory framework, it pinpoints the industry’s implementation readiness and identifies potential problem areas. The book classifies the spectrum of interrelated port management principles, strategies, and activities in a logical sequence and under four cornerstones—Port Strategy and Structure, Legal and Regulatory Framework, Input: Factors of Production, and Output and Economic Framework. Detailing best practices and the latest industry developments, the book highlights emerging challenges for port managers and identifies opportunities to develop forward-thinking strategies. It examines the effectiveness of current strategies, tactics, tools, and resources of numerous global ports and highlights the necessity of adopting a proactive stance in harmonizing the laws, regulations, and policies pertaining to the maritime, oil, and gas industries. The shipping industry has myriad complexities and this book provides maritime managers and professionals with the wide-ranging and up-to-date understanding required to thrive in today’s highly competitive and evolving environment.



Lloyd s Law and Practice

Lloyd s  Law and Practice Author Julian Burling
ISBN-10 9781134501502
Release 2013-09-05
Pages 588
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The unique features of the Lloyd’s Corporation and Market and their governing rules are complex and are often difficult to navigate even for the most seasoned practitioner. This book provides the reader with a definitive and detailed guide, and is essential for any practitioner dealing with Lloyd’s Insurance. After a brief historical account, the book provides a thorough legal description and analysis of Lloyd’s, which includes topics ranging from the constitution and membership requirements of Lloyd’s, UK and overseas regulation, the processes for placing and underwriting business and handling claims, chain of security, enforcement and disciplinary matters, compensation and the reconstruction and the renewal of the Lloyd’s market between 1990 and 1996. The book will be an invaluable reference tool for insurance practitioners and professionals dealing with Lloyd’s. Julian Burling is a barrister at Serle Court, and has been involved in advising on and implementing nearly all significant legal developments at Lloyd’s in the last 25 years.



Lloyd s Ship Manager

Lloyd s Ship Manager Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015058768642
Release 2001
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Marine Insurance Cargo practice

Marine Insurance  Cargo practice Author Robert Henry Brown
ISBN-10 UVA:35007000130587
Release 1985
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Insuring Cargoes

Insuring Cargoes Author K. S. Vishwanath
ISBN-10 1905331959
Release 2010
Pages 544
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Insuring Cargoes has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Insuring Cargoes also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Insuring Cargoes book for free.