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- International Labour Office 2006; US$ 19.95
Describes, in Part One, the importance of social dialogue in the ports industry during periods of structural adjustment, illustrated by port reforms in a number of countries. Examines, in Part Two, the phases of planning, initiating, implementing, monitoring and evaluating. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 87.00
This Round Table publication discusses the policy and regulatory challenges posed by the rapidly changing port environment. The sector has changed tremendously in recent decades with technological and organisational innovation and a powerful expansion of trade. Although ports serve hinterlands that now run deep into continents, competition among... more...
- OECD Publishing 2012; US$ 39.00
This publication presents data on global trends in the transport sector with up-to-date figures on the impact of the recent economic crisis. In addition to highlighting major trends in the transport sector, this brochure provides the reader with the latest statistics on transport markets and on road safety in the International Transport Forum... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 11.99
Birmingham is famously reputed to have more miles of canals than Venice. These canals contributed much to the city?s growth, bringing coal and merchandise from the surrounding areas. As the city prospered economically, it continued to grow and absorb neighbouring communities, a process in many ways bound together by the waterways. Although part of... more...
- Wharncliffe 2003; US$ 1.99
Trams Around Dewsbury and Wakefield' is part of the new series 'Transport Through the Ages', brought to you by Wharncliffe Books. This fascinating book traces the nostalgic journey of the trams through the ages. 'Trams Around Dewsbury and Wakefield' is an exquisitely illustrated history. It covers two relatively large tramway systems... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 470.00
Port Operations, Planning and Logistics offers detailed analysis of world port systems by applying both theoretical and practical (managerial) approaches to port operations, management and policy. The author draws from a rare combination of extensive cross-management professional experience and established multidisciplinary academic expertise to provide... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 285.00
This book provides an expert analysis of alternative investments routes and the investment strategies available to the major port players, and is a much-needed guide to expanding the investor base for private debt funding of projects from loan providers to bond investors. Port infrastructure investments are vitally important to all ports throughout... more...
- United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 45.00
In the wealth of literature on state failure, surprisingly little attention has been paid to the question of what constitutes state success and what enables a state to succeed. This book is a joint project of the International Peace Academy and the United Nations University and examines the strategies and tactics of international actors, local political... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 200.00
Efficient measurement plays a vital role in any sort of production but there is a dearth of both applications and in-depth research relating to the container port industry. This book analyzes the relationship between ownership, competition and port efficiency by applying traditional theories in industrial organization and examining them empirically.... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 148.00
"The World Bank Policy for Projects on International Waterways: An Historical and Legal Analysis" discusses the evolution and context of the Bank policy for projects on international waterways. It starts with a brief description of how the Bank faced the challenges stemming from such projects, and analyzes the different approaches deliberated... more...