Maritime Economics 3rd Edition PDF Download Ebook. Martin Stopford provides a sophisticated transport service to every a part of the globe. Yet regardless of its economic complexity, transport retains a lot of the aggressive minimize and thrust of the “excellent” market of classical economics.
This blend of sophisticated logistics and larger than life entrepreneurs makes it a novel case research of classical economics in a contemporary setting. The enlarged and substantially rewritten Maritime Economics uses historic and theoretical analysis because the framework for a practical rationalization of how shipping works today.
While retaining the structure of the second version, its scope is widened to include classes from 5000 years of business shipping historical past shipping cycles again to 1741, with a year by yr commentary, updated chapters on markets; shipping costs; accounts; ship finance and a new chapter on the return on capital and new chapters on the geography of sea trade; trade concept and specialised cargoes.
There are also updated chapters on the merchant fleet shipbuilding, recycling and the regulatory regime with much revised chapter on the challenges and pitfalls of forecasting. With over 800 pages, 200 illustrations, maps, technical drawings and tables, this book is the shipping industry’s most comprehensive text and reference source, whilst remaining as one reviewer put it “a very readable book”.
Martin Stopford has enjoyed a distinguished career in the shipping industry as Director of Business Development with British Shipbuilders, Global Shipping Economist with the Chase Manhattan Bank N.A., Chief Executive of Lloyds Maritime Information Services; Managing Director of Clarkson Research Services and an executive Director of Clarksons PLC. He lectures regularly at Cambridge Academy of Transport and is a Visiting Professor at Cass Business School, Dalian Maritime University and Copenhagen Business School.
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