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Vol 21 No 11 Nov/Dec 2016

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Port Operations, Planning and Logistics 2nd ed

Edited by: Khalid Bichou

ISBN13: 9781616310240
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781843118053
To be Published: February 2017
Publisher: Informa Law
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £175.00



This book provides a comprehensive and detailed analysis of world port systems. It applies both theoretical and practical approaches to port operations, management and policy, and cuts across different research fields, such as economics, engineering, operations, technology, management, strategy and policy.

The book encompasses a broad range of port topics, including design, planning, operations, ICT and technology applications, investment and financing, pricing and asset management, marketing and strategy, institutional organisation, contracts and regulations, safety and security, environmental management. The author supports each topic with case studies, practical examples and illustrations of the latest developments in the field.

This updated second edition contains new chapters on port concessions, port optimisation, and trade facilitation in ports.

This is an invaluable reference tool for all of those involved in operations, strategy and security within the ports/terminals industry worldwide, as well as shipping practitioners, academics and postgraduate students

Subjects:
Shipping, Transport and Maritime Law
Contents:
Chapter 1. Ports: An Introduction
Chapter 2. Port Ownership and Administration
Chapter 3. Port Planning and Development: Long-Term and Master Planning
Chapter 4. Port Planning and Development: Strategic and Operational Planning
Chapter 5. Port Operations: Bulk and Multipurpose Terminals
Chapter 6. Port Operations: Container and Unitised Terminals
Chapter 7. Port Operations: Dry Ports and Logistics Centres
Chapter 8. Optimisation and Automation of Terminal Operations
Chapter 9. Information and Communication Technologies in Ports
Chapter 10: Port Finance and Investment
Chapter 11. Public-Private Partnerships and Concessions in Ports
Chapter 12. Port Competition and Strategy
Chapter 13. Port Pricing and Tariff charging
Chapter 14. Port Performance and Efficiency
Chapter 15. Port Health and Safety
Chapter 16. Port Security
Chapter 17. Environmental Management in Ports
Chapter 18. Port Labour and Competences
Chapter 19. Port Logistics and Supply Chains
Chapter 20. Port Policy