This book gives a complete picture of the Maritime Transport Industry sothat those involved with shipping can see their own specific field ofinterest in perspective and understand how the basic model of this mode of transportoperates. The sixth edition of Reeds Sea Transporthas been updated throughout to take account ofchanges in the industry.
It includes new data and statistics, newadvice on safety, a review of ship types including the growth intonnage and the increase in container ship sizes, as well as the effectof the 'depression' over recent years, all of which make esssentialreading for professionals as well as students on courses concerned withShipping Ports and Transport. Modern transport professionals must be able to adapt to andanticipate the implications of changes in their industry; this bookgives an insight into how management has coped with change over thelast century, and enables the reader to see how this essentialcommercial activity has developed. `It is a book that should be owned and read by everyone who makes his or her living from the shipping industry' Ships and Ports