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Shipping: An Introduction to the Technical, Operational and Commercial Aspects (Paperback)

Nigel Draffin

Edité par Petrospot Limited, United Kingdom, 2014
ISBN 10: 1908663197 / ISBN 13: 9781908663191
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Titre : Shipping: An Introduction to the Technical, ...

Éditeur : Petrospot Limited, United Kingdom

Date d'édition : 2014

Reliure : Paperback

Etat du livre : New

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Language: N/A. Brand New Book. Shipping: An Introduction to the Technical, Operational and Commercial Aspects is a comprehensive and well-planned book which is easy to read and highly accessible both to newcomers to shipping and to those needing to refresh their knowledge and understanding of this highly dynamic global industry. The book covers every aspect of shipping, taking the reader through manning, safety, training, navigation and communications; it covers classification and insurance, international conventions and maritime law; it looks at ports, workboats, cranes and dry docks, as well as pilots and agents. The author discusses charter parties and contracts of affreightment, shipbroking and vessel vetting, and at the main costs, such as manning, maintenance, insurance and bunkering. He covers sale and purchase, new building and scrapping, as well as ownership structures, mortgages and public and private ownership issues. Not forgotten are the engines and propellers, speed and efficiency, emissions regulations and pollution. The book also provides a handy where to go for help section, a glossary of abbreviations and shipping terms, as well as informative appendices illustrating vessel type dimensions and what might be found in voyage and time charter contracts. N° de réf. du libraire AAW9781908663191

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Synopsis : Shipping: An Introduction to the Technical, Operational and Commercial Aspects is a comprehensive and well-planned book which is easy to read and highly accessible both to newcomers to shipping and to those needing to refresh their knowledge and understanding of this highly dynamic global industry. The book covers every aspect of shipping, taking the reader through manning, safety, training, navigation and communications; it covers classification and insurance, international conventions and maritime law; it looks at ports, workboats, cranes and dry docks, as well as pilots and agents. The author discusses charter parties and contracts of affreightment, shipbroking and vessel vetting, and at the main costs, such as manning, maintenance, insurance and bunkering. He covers sale and purchase, new building and scrapping, as well as ownership structures, mortgages and public and private ownership issues. Not forgotten are the engines and propellers, speed and efficiency, emissions regulations and pollution. The book also provides a handy where to go for help section, a glossary of abbreviations and shipping terms, as well as informative appendices illustrating vessel type dimensions and what might be found in voyage and time charter contracts.

Critique: All in all this is a very accomplished piece of work which I am certain will be a great asset to anyone embarking on a carrier in international shipping or wanting to know more about different sectors of this great global industry.' Peter Hinchliffe OBE, Secretary General, International Chamber of Shipping.

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