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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Port Management and Operations 4th ed

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ISBN13: 9781138798458
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781843117506
To be Published: June 2017
Publisher: Informa Law
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £175.00

Port Management and Operations is the essential guide to port management in the twenty-first century. It offers unparalleled coverage of the different types of port and the essential elements therein, including administration, management, economics and operations. Readers are provided with a complete understanding of port activity, enabling managers to see where they fit into the maritime transport sector as a whole. By drawing on their wealth of practical and academic experience, the authors succeed in providing an accessible overview of this vital, complex and rapidly-changing industry.

This fourth edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect the latest developments in the port industry today.

New to this edition:

  • Completely restructured into four key parts: Development and Evolution, Management and Administration, Port Operations, and Ports in the Transport Chain.
  • International approach, with case studies taken from major ports around the world
  • Enhanced coverage of global terminal operators, environmental impact assessment, modern port technology, human resource management and corporate social responsibility
  • Thorough analysis of the role of ports with respect to logistics and supply chain networks.
  • Comprehensive references to further reading, pointing readers to additional sources of information.
This book is essential reading for professionals entering a career in port operations and management and students of maritime management worldwide.

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Part 1. Development/Evolution
1. Introduction: Role of ports
2. Development
3. Structural changes

Part 2. Management and Administration
4. Introduction: The range of management functions
5. Roles & Responsibilities
6. Port Finance
7. Critical issues in port management

Part 3. Operations
8. Introduction: Technology and modern port operation
9. Maritime operations
10. Cargo operations

Part 4. Ports in the Transport Chain
11. Supply Chain Management
12. Current focus