Management of Shipping Companies

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  • 9781138190092
  • 9781317279587
  • 9781317279570

The maritime sector is dynamic and volatile, creating the need for continuous monitoring of the latest developments and their effects on the organisation, management and strategies of shipping companies. This book analyses the business environment of these companies and the approaches they adopt in organising and managing their activities.

Management of Shipping Companies aims to facilitate the learning and understanding of the fascinating world of shipping business. It examines the organisation and management of companies which manage ocean-going ships, emphasising the special characteristics of the industry and the framework created by these. This textbook offers a detailed account of the companies’ processes and functions, the structural and contextual dimensions of their organisation, as well as an analysis of human resources, safety management and the outsourcing of shipping operations. Written in an easily digestible and critical manner, it includes case studies and analysis of best practices implemented by companies worldwide.

This unique and accessible book is an ideal text for students in maritime studies programs as well as readers interested in learning about maritime businesses’ organisation and management.

  • Taylor and Francis; April 2018
  • ISBN 9781317279587
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure EPUB format
  • Title: Management of Shipping Companies
  • Author: Ioannis Theotokas
  • Imprint: Routledge
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781138190092
  • 9781317279587
  • 9781317279570

About The Author

Ioannis Theotokas is Professor of Management of Shipping Companies at the Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport of the University of the Aegean, Greece.

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781138190092
  • 9781317279587
  • 9781317279570