Port Management and Operations by Maria G. Burns

By Maria G. Burns

With eighty percentage of the world’s commodities being transported via water, ports are the pillars of the worldwide financial system. Port administration and Operations offers readers the chance to augment their strategic pondering and problem-solving abilities, whereas constructing industry foresight. It examines international port administration practices on the regulatory, advertisement, technological, operational, monetary, and sociopolitical levels.

This robust sourcebook describes how seaports are struggling with the alterations happening nationally, locally, and globally. comparing the recent regulatory framework, it pinpoints the industry’s implementation readiness and identifies capability troublesome areas. The e-book classifies the spectrum of interrelated port administration ideas, ideas, and actions in a logical series and below 4 cornerstones—Port method and constitution, felony and Regulatory Framework, enter: elements of construction, and Output and monetary Framework.

Detailing most sensible practices and the most recent advancements, the e-book highlights rising demanding situations for port managers and identifies possibilities to improve forward-thinking innovations. It examines the effectiveness of present thoughts, strategies, instruments, and assets of diverse worldwide ports and highlights the need of adopting a proactive stance in harmonizing the legislation, laws, and rules concerning the maritime, oil, and gasoline industries.

The transport has myriad complexities and this e-book offers maritime managers and execs with the wide-ranging and up to date figuring out required to thrive in today’s hugely aggressive and evolving environment.

Show description

Read or Download Port Management and Operations PDF

Similar urban planning & development books

Activists in City Hall: The Progressive Response to the Reagan Era in Boston and Chicago

In 1983, Boston and Chicago elected innovative mayors with deep roots between group activists. Taking place of work because the Reagan management used to be chickening out federal relief from neighborhood governments, Boston's Raymond Flynn and Chicago's Harold Washington carried out significant rules that may out live them. greater than reforming governments, they replaced the substance of what the govt was once attempting to do: notably, to impression a degree of redistribution of assets to the towns' terrible and dealing periods and clear of hole pursuits of "growth" as measured by way of the buildup of skyscrapers.

Publics and the City (RGS-IBG Book Series)

Publics and the town investigates struggles over the making of city publics, contemplating how the construction, administration and law of ‘public areas’ has emerged as an issue for either city politics and concrete conception. Advances a brand new framework for contemplating the varied spatialities of publicness with regards to the town Argues city’s contribution to the making of publics is going past the availability of locations for public collecting Examines a sequence of certain case stories seems on the dating among urbanism, public spheres, and democracy

Architecture in an Age of Uncertainty (Ashgate Studies in Architecture)

Long ago twenty years monetary bubbles inflated and architectural spending all over the world reached fever pitch. In either well-established facilities of capital accumulation and far--flung locales, audacious development initiatives sprang up, whereas the skyscraper, heretofore generally linked to American capitalism, appeared as though it will possibly close up and relocate to Dubai and Shanghai.

Still Renovating: A History of Canadian Social Housing Policy (Mcgill-Queen's Studies in Urban Governance)

Social housing - public, non-profit, or co-operative - was part of Canada's city good fortune tale. After years of overlook and plenty of demands reasonable houses and ideas to homelessness, housing is once more an incredible factor. In nonetheless Renovating, Greg Suttor tells the tale of the increase and fall of Canadian social housing coverage.

Extra resources for Port Management and Operations

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.33 of 5 – based on 37 votes