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Maritime Logistics: A Guide to Contemporary Shipping and Port Management (Paperback)
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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 development, knowledge, and practices taking place in logistics and supply chains within the port and shipping industry. In this revised edition there are new chapters on port-centric logistics in concept and practice, 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, who provide a truly global perspective on this increasingly key area of logistics, the book covers everything that students of logistics, as well as those working within the industry should know and understand, including shipping lines, dry bulk, and port-centric logistics.
About the Author
Dr. Dong-Wook Song is Professor of Transport and Logistics, at the Transport Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University. Photis Panayides is Associate Professor in Shipping Economics at Cyprus University of Technology. Contributors Panayiotis C Andreou is Assistant Professor of Finance at the Department of Commerce, Finance and Shipping at Cyprus University of Technology.Alfred Baird is Professor of Maritime Business at Transport Research Institute (TRI), Edinburgh Napier University.Anthony Beresford is a Professor of Logistics and Transport at Cardiff Business School.Rickard Bergqvist is Professor of Logistics and Transport Management at the School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg.Cimen Karatas Cetin is Assistant Professor in the Maritime Faculty at Dokuz Eylul University.Claude Comtois is Professor of Geography at the Universite de Montreal.Robert Desrosiers is Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University.Cesar Ducruet is a Research Fellow at the French National Centre for Scientific Research's (CNRS), research aboratory Geographie-Cites (Sorbonne University).Katsuhiko Hayashi is Professor in the Faculty of Logistics at Ryutsu Keizai University.Romuald Lacoste is a researcher specializing in maritime transport within "freight and territories" at an IFSTTAR associate research team in France.Jasmine Siu Lee Lam is Assistant Professor at Nanyang Technological University.Eon-Seong Lee is Lecturer in the Department of Maritime Logistics and Management at the Australian Maritime College, University of Tasmania.Christodoulos Louca is Assistant Professor in Finance at Cyprus University of Technology.Hyung-Sik Nam is a PhD researcher at the Logistics Research Centre, Heriot-Watt University.Toshinori Nemoto is Professor in Transport Economics at the Graduate School of Commerce and Management, Hitotsubashi University.Theo Notteboom is Professor and President of ITMMA, an institute of the University of Antwerp.Cecilia Osterman is Senior Lecturer in Maritime Science at Kalmar Maritime Academy, Linnaeus University.Anna-Lisa Osvalder is Professor of Human-Machine Systems in the Department of Product and Production Development at Chalmers University of Technology.Francesco Parola is Assistant Professor in the Department of Business and Quantitative Studies at the Parthenope University.Stephen Pettit is Reader at Cardiff Business School of Cardiff University.Andrea Rosa is an independent transport planning consultant with a background in academia and consultancy.Violeta Roso is Senior Lecturer in the Division of Logistics and Transportation at Chalmers University of Technology.Nikolas Valantasis-Kanellos is a doctoral candidate in the School of Management and Languages at Heriot-Watt University.Albert Veenstra is Professor of International Trade Facilitation and Logistics at the School of Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences, Eindhoven Technical University.Robert Wiedmer is a doctoral candidate in Logistics at the Broad College of Business, Michigan State University.Su-Han Woo is Associate Professor in the Department of International Logistics at Chung-Ang University.Funda Yercan is Professor of Maritime Transport and Logistics in the Department of Logistics Management at Gediz University.Turkay Yildiz is a researcher at Izmir Institute of Technology.