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Elements of Shipping

ISBN-10: 0748760393

ISBN-13: 9780748760398

Edition: 2nd 1998 (Revised)

Authors: Alan E. Branch

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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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Book details

List price: $80.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 11/24/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 552
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Alan Branch is a lecturer at the University of Leicester and a shipping and export consultant. Visiting lecturer at Rennes International School of Business for MA and MBA programs

Introduction
The ship
Ship design and construction
Ships and their cargoes
Manning of Vessels
Customs house and ships' papers
Maritime canals and inland waterways
Services performed by principal shipping organizations
Passenger fares and freight rates
Liner conferences
Ship operation
Bills of lading
Cargoes
The shipping company
Charter parties
Containerization
Seaports
Multi-modalism
The international consignment
Information technology and electronic data interchange
Ship management
Political Aspects
Shipping terms and abbreviations