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The Handbook of Maritime Economics and Business 2nd ed

Edited by: Costas Th. Grammenos

ISBN13: 9781843118800
Previous Edition ISBN: 1843111950
Published: July 2010
Publisher: Informa Law from Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardcover
Price: £280.00

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The Handbook of Maritime Economics and Business is the founding title in the Grammenos Library. The book brings together contributions of over fifty internationally known academics from fifteen different countries, all of whom are members of the International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME).

The diversity of the subjects covered is unique and the results of research developed over many years are not only comprehensive, but also have important implications on real life issues in maritime business.

Professor Costas Th. Grammenos, the editor, is a leading academic who has held a chair in Shipping, Trade and Finance at City University London's Cass Business School since 1986. He is founder of its International Centre for Shipping, Trade and Finance (1983), and was President of the International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME). He was awarded a CBE (Hon) in 2009 for his contribution to teaching and research.

The Handbook of Maritime Economics and Business covers a vast number of topics in the broad areas of maritime economics and business, including:-

  • Shipping Economics and Maritime Nexus
  • International Seaborne Trade
  • Economics of Shipping Market and Shipping Cycles
  • Economics of Shipping Sectors
  • Issues in Liner Shipping
  • Economics of Maritime Safety and Seafaring Labour Market
  • National & International Shipping Policies
  • Aspects of Shipping Management and Operations
  • Shipping Investment & Finance
  • Port Economics and Management
  • Aspects of International Logistics
It is an indispensable reference book for apprentice and experienced practitioners in the maritime business world, as well as for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Shipping, Transport and Maritime Law
Part One: Shipping Economics and Maritime Nexus
Chapter 1. Maritime Business During the Twentieth Century: Continuity and Change GELINA HARLAFTIS & IOANNIS THEOTOKAS
Chapter 2. Globalisation - The Maritime Nexus JAN HOFFMANN & SHASHI KUMAR

Part Two: International Seaborne Trade
Chapter 3. Patterns of International Ocean Trade DOUGLAS K. FLEMING
Chapter 4. International Trade in Manufactured Goods MARY R. BROOKS
Chapter 5. Energy Economics and Trade MICHAEL TAMVAKIS
Chapter 6. Modal Split Functions for Simulating Decisions on Shifting Cargo from Road to Sea MANFRED ZACHCIAL

Part Three: Economics of Shipping Markets and Shipping Cycles
Chapter 7. The Economic of Shipping Freight Markets PATRICK M. ALDERTON & MERV ROWLINSON
Chapter 8. Economics of the Markets for Ships SIRI PETTERSEN STRANDENES
Chapter 9. Shipping Market Cycles MARTIN STOPFORD
Chapter 10. Recreating the Profit and Loss Account of Voyages of the Distant Past ANDREAS VERGOTTIS, WILLIAM HOMAN-RUSSELL, GORDON HUI & MICHALIS VOUTSINAS

Part Four: Economics of Shipping Sectors
Chapter 11. An Overview of the Dry Bulk Shipping Industry AMIR H. ALIZADEH & NIKOS K. NOMIKOS
Chapter 12. The Tanker Market: Current Structure and Economic Analysis DAVID GLEN & STEVE CHRISTY

Part Five: Issues in Liner Shipping
Chapter 14 Competition and Cooperation in Liner Shipping WILLIAM SJOSTROM
Chapter 15. The Response of Liner Shipping Companies to the Evolution of Global Supply Chain Management TREVOR D. HEAVER

Part Six: Pollution and Vessel Safety
Chapter 16 Using Economic Measures for Global Control of Air Pollution from Ships SHUO MA
Chapter 17. Vessel Safety and Accident Analysis WAYNE K. TALLEY

Part Seven: National and International Shipping Policies
Chapter 18. Shipping Policy and Globalisation
Jurisdictions, Governance and Failure MICHAEL ROE
Chapter 19. Government Policies and the Shipbuilding Industry JOON SOO JON Part Eight: Aspects of Shipping Management and Operations
Chapter 20. The Impact of Choice of Flag on Ship Management KYRIAKI MITROUSSI & PETER MARLOW
Chapter 21. Fleet Operations Optimisation and Fleet Deployment - An Update ANASTASSIOS N. PERAKIS
Chapter 22. Measuring Business Performance in Shipping PHOTIS M. PANAYIDES, STEPHEN X. H. GONG & NEOPHYTOS LAMBERTIDES
Chapter 24. Valuing Maritime Investments with Real Options: The Right Course to Chart HELEN BENDALL
Chapter 25. Business Risk Measurement and Management in the Cargo Carrying Sector of the Shipping Industry - An Update MANOLIS G. KAVUSSANOS
Chapter 26. Managing Freight Rate Risk using Freight Derivatives: An Overview of the Empirical Evidence AMIR H. ALIZADEH & NIKOS K. NOMIKOS
Chapter 27. Revisiting Credit Risk, Analysis and Policy in Bank Shipping Finance COSTAS TH. GRAMMENOS
Chapter 28. Shipping Finance and International Capital Markets THEODORE C. SYRIOPOULOS
Chapter 29. Framing a Canvas for Shipping Strategy KURT J. VERMEULEN Part Ten: Port Economics and Management
Chapter 30. Port Management, Operation and Competition: A Focus on North Europe HILDE MEERSMAN & EDDY VAN DE VOORDE
Chapter 31. Revisiting the Productivity and Efficiency of Ports and Terminals: Methods and Applications KEVIN CULLINANE
Chapter 32. Organisational Change and Effectiveness in Seaports from a Systems Viewpoint CIMEN KARATAS CETIN & A. GULDEM CERIT
Chapter 33. The Economics of Motorways of the Sea: Re-defining Maritime Transport Infrastructure ALFRED J. BAIRD Part Eleven: Aspects of International Logistics
Chapter 34. International Logistics Strategy and Modal Choice KUNIO MIYASHITA
Chapter 35. IT in Logistics and Maritime Business ULLA TAPANINEN, LAURI OJALA & DAVID MENACHOF