that those involved with shipping can see their own specific field of
interest in perspective and understand how the basic model of this mode of transport
The sixth edition of Reeds Sea Transport
has been updated throughout to take account of
changes in the industry. It includes new data and statistics, new
advice on safety, a review of ship types including the growth in
tonnage and the increase in container ship sizes, as well as the effect
of the ‘depression’ over recent years, all of which make esssential
reading for professionals as well as students on courses concerned with
Shipping Ports and Transport.
Modern transport professionals must be able to adapt to and
anticipate the implications of changes in their industry; this book
gives an insight into how management has coped with change over the
last century, and enables the reader to see how this essential
commercial activity has developed.