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    Introduces the reader to the origins of quality assurance and the process of certification and accreditation. It describes in clear language how to initiate quality assurance, set up a system, audit and provide ongoing development. There is a £4.50 delivery charge if ordering this book on i...
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    The aim of this book is to help to improve the commercial performance of merchant shipping through increasing the shipmaster’s understanding of that important aspect of his professional role as well as offering an introduction to some aspects of modern management practice. The book examines the o...
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    Commercial Shipping Handbook by Peter Brodie is a unique work, explaining in jargon-free, concise language the terms of the many activities that comprise shipping. Its logical and straightforward indexing makes locating the information you need fast and simple. This book provides: Documents us...
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    The consolidated to 31 October 2013 edition incorporates the three series of Merchant Shipping Notices (MSNs), Marine Guidance Notes (MGNs) and Marine Information Notes (MINs). Merchant Shipping Notices derive their information from UK legislation either directly from Merchant Shipping Acts or f...
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    This book is split nine sections that deal with various aspects of risk management in the Shipping Industry. It provides the theory underlying the use of derivatives and deals with the practice of the use of derivatives for risk management and investment purposes. It then analyses the sources of...
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    Dry Cargo Chartering describes work at the coalface of the dry cargo sector, mainly involving the shipping of bulk commodities. This book explains how this part of the industry works and also looks at the less familiar cargoes and trades. It describes the roles of the shipowner, the charterer and...
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    This authoritative book is both a great introduction to the economics of the shipping industry and a valuable reference book for commercial practitioners. Economics of Sea Transport and International Trade is an easy-to-read reference for those who need an overview of the economic and commercial ...
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    Preceedings of the seminar held in December 1998 covering: The use of Information Techonology in shipping companies; Seafarer's perspective of I.T.; Installing Computer based systems into shipping companies; New applications for computer based information systems with particular reference
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    International shipping is increasingly the subject of public scrutiny, accountable for how it manages its operations particularly in the light of some recent high-profile maritime casualties. In response to public concern, in 1998 the International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted a new approa...
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    Introduction to Shipping provides an overview of the shipping industry. It defines and describes all aspects of shipping, the personnel who work in it, the history behind it and touches on the financial side of the industry. The book also covers all forms of shipping documentation, ship types, tr...
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    Legal Principles in Shipping Business describes the way that shipping law affects how the industry conducts itself. This book describes in detail how this aspect of the industry works. It explains the nuts and bolts of charter parties and different types of shipping documentation such as bills of...
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    Container ships have largely taken over the tasks of carrying goods to market internationally. In previous decades, these trades had been undertaken by numerous small tweendeckers. Large container ships have satisfied the promoters of economies of scale. Liner Trades covers the types of vessels o...
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    Logistics is the management of a flow of goods from the point of origin to the point of delivery in order to meet certain requirements. The carriage of goods by sea is only part of the story. There are links at both ends of this transport chain and it is essential for shipping practitioners to ta...
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    Prepared principally with oil tankers and gas carriers in mind, but much of the advice is appropriate to other ships.
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    Combines theory and practice of the role of the agent and their relationship with other parties involved in modern sea transport. The first book in an important new series of business shipping titles produced by the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.
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    In an industry as international as shipping, it is impossible for a ship operator to have offices in every port where its ships might call. Instead, ship operators rely on a network of port agents to act as their eyes and ears to ensure the safe and secure running of their ships. As the represent...
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    Except for the pilot, the first and last person to board or depart during every ship’s port call is the ship’s agent. In trampshipping, both in dry bulk and tanker, the selection of the port agent at the load and discharge port is part of charter partynegotiations. The shipping industry is a vas...
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    Ship Knowledge is all about ships and shipping. Topics range from the structure and systems of various types of modern ships, to engineering, maintenance, safety and the laws and regulations governing the shipping industry. The text is richly illustrated with detailed drawings, photographs and cr...
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    This book teaches the art and science of navigating a ship from departure to destination without hitting the shore or shoals. The reader gets the flavour of the essential decisions that have to be taken daily in navigational work and how to arrive at the best choices. “Ship navigation” does not a...
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    The thousands of ships, vessels and craft that are trading in the world today all have to be operated and managed. For some maritime operations, the task is a relatively straightforward one, but it becomes more challenging as the venture increases in size and complexity. Ship management and the o...
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    Specialist ship sale and purchase brokers have pioneered their own market over the years. That market has developed its unique ways of working, its own terminology and dedicated documentation. S&P brokers keep in contact with those companies that possess vessels they might sell and those that...
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    This document discusses the lessons learned from established ship vetting practices in the oil industry and shows how they can be incorporated into LNG shipping.    Trading patterns in LNG shipping are changing, with shorter term freight contracts and vessels trading to new ports. Charterers, bu...
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    Safely transporting dangerous goods shipments is everyone’s top priority! This up-to-date comprehensive guide, developed by IoPP members, is a valuable handbook providing useful information and guidelines for both the supply chain professionals as well as the infrequent shipper. This publication...
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    Shipping and the Environment was quickly acclaimed as the new leading text worldwide on the law and practice of pollution from ships. The second edition deals with a variety of developments since the first edition published in 1998, including: The effect of Erika and Prestige Chan...