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Maritime Logistics

Maritime Logistics

A Guide to Contemporary Shipping and Port Management

Dong-Wook Song, Photis Panayides

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Learn about the latest logistical knowledge, developments and practices within the maritime industry, and get guidance on shipping lines, containers, tankers and ports.

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About the book

Globalisation and the rapid increase in world trade in the past decade have contributed to greater demand for international transport and logistics and, consequently, the expansion of the maritime industry. The dramatic changes in the mode of world trade and cargo transportation make it more important than ever to have a clear understanding of the way in which freight is transported by sea and the role of ports in this exchange.

At the cutting edge in its assessment of the industry, Maritime Logistics covers the whole scope of maritime logistics and examines latest logistical developments within the port and shipping industry. With a range of new international contributors, this new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated. There are new chapters on port centric logistics, hinterland logistics and global supply chains, maritime transport and logistics as a trade facilitator, and future trends and developments.

Written by a team of international experts with over fifty years' experience in the field, Maritime Logistics provides a truly global perspective. The book covers everything that students of logistics, as well as those working within the industry, need to know about maritime logistics, including shipping lines, containers, tankers, dry bulk, port-centric logistics, and much more.


Table Of Contents

  • Section - ONE: Introduction;
    • Chapter - 01: Introduction to maritime logistics – Dong-Wook Song and Photis M Panayides;
    • Chapter - 02: Maritime transport and logistics as a trade facilitator – Albert W Veenstra;
    • Chapter - 03: International maritime trade and logistics – Funda Yercan and Turkay Yildiz;
    • Chapter - 04: Defining maritime logistics and its value – Eon-Seong Lee, Hyung-Sik Nam and Dong-Wook Song;
    • Chapter - 05: Hinterland logistics and global supply chains – Rickard Bergqvist;
    • Chapter - 06: Human elements in maritime logistics – Cecilia Österman and Anna-Lisa Osvalder;
  • Section - TWO: Shipping logistics;
    • Chapter - 07: Intermodal freight transport and logistics – Katsuhiko Hayashi and Toshinori Nemoto;
    • Chapter - 08: Developing liner service networks in container shipping – César Ducruet and Theo Notteboom;
    • Chapter - 09: Supply chain integration of shipping companies – Photis M Panayides, Robert Wiedmer, Panayiotis C Andreou and Christodoulos Louca;
    • Chapter - 10: Logistics strategy in container shipping – Alfred J Baird;
    • Chapter - 11: Tanker shipping logistics – Robert Desrosiers;
    • Chapter - 12: Dry bulk shipping logistics – Claude Comtois and Romuald Lacoste;
  • Section - THREE: Port logistics;
    • Chapter - 13: Dry ports in concept and practice – Violeta Roso and Andrea Rosa;
    • Chapter - 14: Port-centric logistics in concept and practice – Nikolaos Valantasis-Kanellos and Dong-Wook Song;
    • Chapter - 15: Container hub ports in concept and practice – Hyung-Sik Nam and Dong-Wook Song;
    • Chapter - 16: Multinationalizing container ports: Business models and strategies – Francesco Parola;
    • Chapter - 17: Public–private partnerships and port logistics performance – Jasmine Siu Lee Lam, Francesco Parola and Photis M Panayides;
    • Chapter - 18: Port and logistics chains: Changes in organizational effectiveness – Cimen Karatas Cetin;
    • Chapter - 19: Logistics performance of supply chain-oriented ports – Su Han Woo, Stephen Pettit and Anthony Beresford;
  • Section - FOUR: Conclusion;
    • Chapter - 20: Looking ahead – Photis M Panayides and Dong-Wook Song



Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749472689
  • Edition: 2
  • Published: 3rd April 2015
  • Paperback
  • Format: 240x160
  • 480 pages

About the Author

Dong-Wook Song is Professor of Transport and Logistics at the Transport Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University. His work is well-recognised in the field and he has received a number of The Best Paper Awards from academic associations and communities. He sits on the editorial board of established journals in transport and logistics. Dong has worked as a consultant for a number of private and public organisations including the UN, OECD, ADB and World Bank. He has served as an elected council member at IAME since 2012.

Photis M Panayides is Professor in Shipping Economics, Department of Commerce, Finance and Shipping at Cyprus University of Technology. He reviews for several major journals in the field and has pioneered the development of academic and professional programmes in shipping and logistics. He sits on the editorial board of established journals in the field.


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