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Peter W. de Langen - Towards a Better Port Industry: Port Development, Management and Policy - 9780415870030 - V9780415870030
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Towards a Better Port Industry: Port Development, Management and Policy

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Description for Towards a Better Port Industry: Port Development, Management and Policy Paperback. Num Pages: 400 pages, 50 black & white illustrations, 50 black & white tables. BIC Classification: KJC; KJM; KNGS. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 246 x 174. .

Towards a Better Port Industry provides professionals in freight transport and maritime logistics, and specifically the port industry, as well as students in these fields, with a better conceptual understanding of the port industry. It includes key insights and best practices for port management and development, and an overview of new trends and developments relevant for developing winning strategies.

After an introduction, Chapter 2 offers a new perspective on port governance, in which public interests, corporatization, state-ownership, and shareholder policies take a central role. Chapter 3 explains how new trends and developments affect port development and argues that assuming ‘business ... Read more

This book will broaden professionals’ conceptual understanding of the ports industry, and provide insights on the latest developments in this area. For students, this book provides an industry-focused and non-technical ‘essential reading’ for gaining a deep understanding of the ports industry.

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2020
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
400
Condition
New
Number of Pages
286
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780415870030
SKU
V9780415870030
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 4 to 8 working days
Ref
99-12

About Peter W. de Langen
Peter W. de Langen is the owner and principal consultant of Ports & Logistics Advisory and professor (part-time) at Copenhagen Business School. Peter has worked for leading companies and governments in the ports industry, and is considered a thought leader on ports and port development. He is co-director of the leading port knowledge platform www.porteconomics.eu.

Reviews for Towards a Better Port Industry: Port Development, Management and Policy
"In a world where ports are confronting challenges from changing markets, competition, technology and issues of security and sustainability, it is becoming ever more important that the public and private actors in the industry equip themselves with the knowledge skills to successfully steer their businesses. This book provides professionals and students alike with an understanding of the issues in port ... Read more

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