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Shipping industries

See below for a selection of the latest books from Shipping industries category. Presented with a red border are the Shipping industries books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Shipping industries books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Innovations in Shipping

Innovations in Shipping

Author: Peter Lorange Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/03/2020

Innovations are dramatically changing the traditionally conservative global ocean shipping industry as it works to become more efficient and more sustainable. Academic and former shipping company owner Peter Lorange is best placed to make sense of how to approach and keep ahead of these changes. This book explains what the key innovations are, how to ensure a return on investment, the barriers to innovation and how to overcome them. Drawing on a number of specialist case studies, Lorange outlines the specific analytical and decision-making steps to consider and actions to take to arrive at a new strategic blueprint for modern shipping companies. This book is invaluable for practising shipping company executives, advanced students of shipping, logistics, port management and maritime economics and investors deciding whether to invest in a particular shipping firm.

Shipping in Turkey A Marketing Analysis of the Passenger Ferry Sector

Shipping in Turkey A Marketing Analysis of the Passenger Ferry Sector

Author: Funda Yercan, Michael Roe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2020

First published in 1999, this volume is part of the Plymouth Studies in Contemporary Shipping series represents a unique collection of papers and edited texts from the leading maritime institute in Western Europe at the University of Plymouth. It covers all aspects of the industry from operations through to the logistical framework that supports the sector. Designed both for practising academics and the shipping and ports industry itself, the series, combining the output from some of the leading academic commentators in the world from the UK, Korea, Germany and Poland, is an original and novel contribution to the maritime debate. This volume specialises in Turkey.

Inland Waterway Transport Challenges and prospects

Inland Waterway Transport Challenges and prospects

Author: Bart (Delft University of Technology, Netherlands) Wiegmans Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/12/2019

Inland waterways are a host for a mode of transport that is not as visible to the general public or as used as it once was. It is, however, generally perceived to be very important to our freight transport system today, although a closer look into the inland waterway transport system rebuts this perception and reveals the strengths and opportunities of this mode of transportation. This book gives the reader a thorough understanding of the current role of inland waterway transport as a freight transport system and its conditions. Drawing on case studies from across Europe, this text explores the economic, logistic, and technological and policy issues related to inland waterway transport and the challenges that changes in these areas present to this transport mode. It also explores the strategies for the inland waterway transport sector to secure and then enlarge its role in the future of freight transport. Inland Waterway Transport will be an invaluable source for students and researchers of transport studies. In addition, the book will be useful to policymakers and practitioners involved in its development. It may also appeal to wider readers with an interest in the fascinating business of inland waterway transport.

Advances in Shipping Data Analysis and Modeling Tracking and Mapping Maritime Flows in the Age of Big Data

Advances in Shipping Data Analysis and Modeling Tracking and Mapping Maritime Flows in the Age of Big Data

Author: Cesar Ducruet Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/12/2019

Shipping flows - maritime 'footprints' - remain underexplored in the existing literature despite the crucial importance of freight transport for global trade and economic development. Additionally, decision-makers lack a comprehensive view on how shipping flows can be measured, analyzed, and mapped in order to support their policies and strategies. This interdisciplinary volume, drawing on an international cast-list of experts, explores a number of crucial issues in shipping data estimation, construction, collection, mining, analysis, visualization, and mapping. Advances in Shipping Data Analysis and Modeling delivers several key messages. First, that in a world of just-in-time delivery and rapid freight transit, it is important to bear in mind the long-term roots of current trends as well as foreseeable future developments because shipping patterns exhibit recurrent, if not cyclical and path-dependent, dynamics. Second, shipping flows are currently often understood at the micro-level of intra-urban logistics delivery and at the national level using commodity flow analyses, but this volume emphasizes the need to expand the scale of analysis by offering new evidence on the changing distribution of global and international shipping flows, based on actual data. Third, that this multidisciplinary approach to shipping flows can shed important light on crucial issues that go beyond shipping itself including climate change, urban development, technological change, commodity specialization, digital humanities, navigation patterns, international trade, and regional growth. Edited by experts in their field, this volume is of upmost importance to those who study industrial economics, shipping industries and economic and transport geography.

Petroleum Shipping Industry Vol 2 Practices and Operations

Petroleum Shipping Industry Vol 2 Practices and Operations

Author: Michael D. Tusiani Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/12/2019

This set gives a broad introductory overview of the entire petroleum marine industry and how it is affected by the world petroleum markets. Volume 2: Ship brokerage S&P and project brokerage Single voyage charters Timecharters Ship operation and international regulation Oil spill prevention and quality assurance Initatives by classification societies, owners, and oil companies Flag and port state control Voyage costs: port changes Voyage costs: manning supplies & maintenance Operating costs: marine insurance Operating costs: the shore-based organization Owner's investment analysis of a vessel Banker's credit analysis of a vessel Mezzanine, lease, and equity financing.

Strategies for Asia-Pacific Shipping

Strategies for Asia-Pacific Shipping

Author: Jeff Hawkins, Richard Gray Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/12/2019

This title was first published in 2000. This text focuses on one geographical and economical area - the Asia-Pacific region, on one type of decision makers - commercial shipowners, and on one type of business strategy - corporate level strategy, to show economic change and how organizations manage that change. This book discusses the challenges that shipowners face to take advantage of that growth. It also looks at the lack of information on strategic decision making that could assist the shipowners in taking advantage of the economic situation. The chapters cover the types of business strategies available and how to select the criteria for selecting one of those strategies.

Lloyd's Maritime Atlas of World Ports and Shipping Places 2020-2021

Lloyd's Maritime Atlas of World Ports and Shipping Places 2020-2021

Author: Informa UK Ltd Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/11/2019

Published since 1951, Lloyd's Maritime Atlas is the oldest and most respected atlas in the shipping industry. A comprehensive reference for locating the world's busiest ports and shipping places, this new edition has been fully updated and enhanced with brand new maps and features to alleviate the demands on today's busy shipping professional. In the 20209-2021 edition: Fully up-to-date with the latest port names and locations World map indicating where MARPOL, SECA and PSSA regulations are in force Double page spread revealing piracy hotspots and detailed analyses of routes to avoid as well as a new symbol indicating incidence of piracy on the main maps World map of vaccinations required to protect against major global diseases Up-to-the-minute Marine Distance Tables and fleet statistics In addition, Lloyd's Maritime Atlas continues to provide: Precise latitude and longitude co-ordinates of over 8,000 ports and shipping places from around the world Over 70 full-colour world, ocean and regional maps At-a-glance weather hazards at sea and international load line zones maps Expansive double-page world distance table plus 33 detailed regional tables to help you plan your route Unique geographical and alphabetical indexing system to help you quickly and easily find a location All major canal and river systems, plus main road, rail and airport connections to cater for multi-modal journeys This book continues to be the premier reference guide for shipping professionals worldwide.

Port Operations, Planning and Logistics

Port Operations, Planning and Logistics

Author: Khalid Bichou Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/10/2019

Port Operations Planning and Logistics offers a comprehensive and detailed analysis of world port systems through applying both theoretical and practical approaches to port planning, operations, logistics, management and policy. The book is designed to reach out to a wide audience including port practitioners, academics, students, shipping and logistics professionals, transport planners and policy makers. The author draws from a rare combination of an international port experience and an established academic expertise to provide a structured book that cuts across different research fields including operations, economics, logistics, strategy, and policy. Following the success of the 1st edition, this enlarged and substantially rewritten 2nd edition explores several port topics; planning, institutional organisation, operations, logistics, investment and financing, pricing, competition and strategy, policy and regulation, ICT and technology, labour and training, safety and security and environmental management, across various types of ports and terminals. With over 500 pages and 120 tables, figures and illustrations, this 2nd edition covers 20 chapters (updated and new) each supported with case studies, practical examples and references on the latest developments in the field.

The ship captain's medical guide

The ship captain's medical guide

Author: Maritime and Coastguard Agency Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/09/2019

Twisted Rails, Sunken Ships The Rhetoric of Nineteenth Century Steamboat and Railroad Accident Investigation Reports, 1833-1879

Twisted Rails, Sunken Ships The Rhetoric of Nineteenth Century Steamboat and Railroad Accident Investigation Reports, 1833-1879

Author: John R. Brockman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/09/2019

Contemporary disaster investigation reports into the Shuttle, Three Mile Island, or the World Trade Centre did not happen by chance, but were the result of an evolution of the discourse communities involved with investigating technological accidents. The relationships of private companies, coroners, outside experts, and government investigators all had to be developed and experimented with before a genre of investigation reports could exist. This book is the story of the evolution of these investigation discourse communities in published reports written between 1833 and 1879. Using the reports generated by seven different accidents on railroads and steamboats between 1833 and 1876, it is possible to observe the changes in how these reports interacted and changed over the course of the nineteenth century: The Explosion of the Steamboat New England in the Connecticut River, 1833; The Explosion of the Locomotive Engine Richmond near Reading Pennsylvania, 1844; The Explosion of the Steam Boat Moselle in Cincinatti, 1838; The Camden and Amboy Railroad Collision in Burlington, New Jersey, 1855; The Gasconade Bridge Collapse on the Pacific Railroad in Missouri, 1855; The Eastern Railroad Collision in Revere, Massachusetts, 1871; The Ashtabula Railroad Bridge Collapse in Ohio, 1876

Technology and the Blue Economy From Autonomous Shipping to Big Data

Technology and the Blue Economy From Autonomous Shipping to Big Data

Author: Nick Lambert, Jonathan Turner, Andy Hamflett Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/09/2019

70 per cent of the planet is covered by water, and 90 per cent of global economic trade is transported by sea. The world's seas and oceans are big business. Based on gross marine product, the ocean can be considered the world's seventh-largest economy, with the total global value of the Blue Economy predicted to rise to $3 trillion by 2030. Grounded in detailed market research, and brought to life through over 250 meticulously researched case studies, Technology and the Blue Economy presents a compelling overview of an inspiring and innovative sector that includes offshore renewable energy, ports and harbours, shipping, maritime surveillance, cyber security, aquaculture and ocean conservation. It tackles questions like these: * With Earth observation satellites providing unprecedented levels of data about the ocean, can machine learning capabilities develop at pace to make sense of all this new information? * How can ships protect themselves when one shipping firm alone records 50,000 daily attempts to breach its cyber security systems? * With floating wind farms now pushing further out to sea to convert natural energy, what role do robots have in managing essential maintenance in these more remote environments? * When passenger ferries are already sailing themselves and self-docking in port without human intervention, are we entering an age where human error is eradicated? * With fish farming predicted to account for 62 per cent of all the seafood consumed globally by 2030, how can 3D imaging cameras and net-cleaning robots help to stop mass deaths of fish that can run into millions in a single incident? * In the age of smartphone ubiquity, how important a role might social media and citizen science play in ocean conservation? * With luxury cruise ships now marketing themselves as 'smart, connected cities', crunching passenger data in real-time, do they now provide the gold standard of customer experience within the tourist industry? * Is optical scanning technology the solution to countering slavery at sea, a real concern in the south-east Asian fishing industry? * Can satellite-enabled tracking and autonomous clean-up systems help to counter one of the greatest conservation issues of the day - the fight against ocean plastic pollution? Technology and the Blue Economy explores how innovators can develop the right business models to capitalize on growth opportunities, and analyses the critical success factors for emerging technologies.

Technology and the Blue Economy From Autonomous Shipping to Big Data

Technology and the Blue Economy From Autonomous Shipping to Big Data

Author: Nick Lambert, Jonathan Turner, Andy Hamflett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2019

70 per cent of the planet is covered by water, and 90 per cent of global economic trade is transported by sea. The world's seas and oceans are big business. Based on gross marine product, the ocean can be considered the world's seventh-largest economy, with the total global value of the Blue Economy predicted to rise to $3 trillion by 2030. Grounded in detailed market research, and brought to life through over 250 meticulously researched case studies, Technology and the Blue Economy presents a compelling overview of an inspiring and innovative sector that includes offshore renewable energy, ports and harbours, shipping, maritime surveillance, cyber security, aquaculture and ocean conservation. It tackles questions like these: * With Earth observation satellites providing unprecedented levels of data about the ocean, can machine learning capabilities develop at pace to make sense of all this new information? * How can ships protect themselves when one shipping firm alone records 50,000 daily attempts to breach its cyber security systems? * With floating wind farms now pushing further out to sea to convert natural energy, what role do robots have in managing essential maintenance in these more remote environments? * When passenger ferries are already sailing themselves and self-docking in port without human intervention, are we entering an age where human error is eradicated? * With fish farming predicted to account for 62 per cent of all the seafood consumed globally by 2030, how can 3D imaging cameras and net-cleaning robots help to stop mass deaths of fish that can run into millions in a single incident? * In the age of smartphone ubiquity, how important a role might social media and citizen science play in ocean conservation? * With luxury cruise ships now marketing themselves as 'smart, connected cities', crunching passenger data in real-time, do they now provide the gold standard of customer experience within the tourist industry? * Is optical scanning technology the solution to countering slavery at sea, a real concern in the south-east Asian fishing industry? * Can satellite-enabled tracking and autonomous clean-up systems help to counter one of the greatest conservation issues of the day - the fight against ocean plastic pollution? Technology and the Blue Economy explores how innovators can develop the right business models to capitalize on growth opportunities, and analyses the critical success factors for emerging technologies.