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Maritime Logistics

A Guide to Contemporary Shipping and Port Management

Master the key technological developments, risks and threats within maritime logistics using the formative approach presented by this key textbook.
EAN: 9781789661699
Edition: 3
Published:
Format: 234x156
480 pages

About the book

Maritime logistics has been traditionally regarded as the primary means of transporting parts and finished goods on a global scale. Globalization 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. Maritime Logistics examines the latest developments within the port and shipping industry including the associated risks and threats.

This new edition of Maritime Logistics features chapters on maintenance optimization, supply chain integration and economies of scale within liner shipping and customer service and port performance within port management. The updated content provides a formative approach to learning for both practitioners and students alike. Written by a team of international experts with over fifty years' experience in the field, this book provides a truly global perspective. This book covers everything that students of logistics, as well as those working within the industry, need to know about maritime logistics.

About the authors

Dong-Wook Song

Dr Dong-Wook Song is Professor of Maritime Logistics and Korean Chair in Maritime Affairs at the World Maritime University in Sweden, a postgraduate university founded by the International Maritime Organisation, a specialised UN agency. Previously, he was a professor of Transport and Logistics in the Transport Research Institute at Edinburgh Napier University.Dong-Wook Song's 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 IAME as an elected council member since 2012.

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Photis Panayides

Dr Photis Panayides is Associate 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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