What are some of the most important challenges facing the shipping and seaport sectors today? The management of shipping and ports plays a significant role in the management and control of the operation, transportation and logistics cost included the total delivery time from the source to the final destination and its variability, cargo security, and reliability of the logistics company, and eventually its throughput. A detailed explanation and study has found many areas where this sector can improve its performance through the application of the quality management to manage the maritime resources in the sustainable manner.
The purpose of this book is to provide information about the shipping policy and administration, maritime policy and the strategic challenges, international maritime trade, the maritime industry in Malaysia, port and shipping policies, the safety management system and the port tariff and ship freight. Thus, this information will help and to enhance the maritime industry stakeholders’ awareness and knowledge regarding the causes and the extent of the challenges overwhelming in the shipping and port sector. Moreover, this also affects the policy makers, industry players, shipping and port workers, maritime researcher and maritime students who seek to influence the maritime cluster change in order to address the current and future issues in the maritime business environment.
This book is the first of its kind, adopting the simple approach of dealing with the shipping and port sectors and covering the current information and issues that have a significant impact on the maritime industry. This book may provide a new ideas to the academia and industry practitioners for improving the performance and efficiency of the operation management of ports and maritime shipping networks. The target audience of this book are people who gravitate towards the maritime industry and not limited to maritime students, researchers, as well as to the industry professional working at the forefront of their fields in the maritime domain.
Author: Mohamad Rosni Othman
Size (inch): 10.13 x 7.3 x 0.5
Weight (book only): 600 g
Finishing: Hardcover, perfect binding