Commercial Shipping Handbook, Second Edition

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Author: Peter Brodie

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 131785960X

Category: Law

Page: 368

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This essential handbook gives concise explanations of the myriad activities which encompasses shipping. The book covers documentation, types of ships and cargoes, organisations, freight charges and surcharges, contract forms and clauses, with all the relevant terms contained in logical sections, making it possible to see the terms in context. The second edition seeks to explain the history and progress of the European Commission’s approach to competition in the liner and tramp trades. It also looks at security measures introduced since September 2001. By incorporating the book “Freight Charges”, the book looks in particular at liner freight charges and surcharges in more depth.

Commercial Shipping Handbook

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Author: Peter R. Brodie

Publisher: International Specialized Book Service Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 337

View: 6527

This essential handbook gives concise explanations of the myriad activities which encompasses shipping. The book covers documentation, types of ships and cargoes, organisations, freight charges and surcharges, contract forms and clauses, with all the relevant terms contained in logical sections, making it possible to see the terms in context. The second edition seeks to explain the history and progress of the European Commission's approach to competition in the liner and tramp trades. It also looks at security measures introduced since September 2001. By incorporating the book "Freight Charges", the book looks in particular at liner freight charges and surcharges in more depth.

Commercial Shipping Handbook

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Author: Peter Brodie

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1317685180

Category: Law

Page: 362

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The Commercial Shipping Handbook is an invaluable reference tool for anyone involved in international trade and a first step towards understanding the framework within which the international movement of goods by sea is conducted. The handbook gives concise explanations of the many activities that comprise shipping, explaining the terms and how they interrelate. Areas covered include: Documents used in international transport by sea e.g. the bill of lading and the charter-party – what they contain, the different types and examples of each Generic types of ships, cargoes, containers and ports Details of all the major maritime associations prominent in contract drafting and policy making, together with a brief explanation of their objectives The many extra costs and surcharges found in shipping, particularly in liner shipping Chartering terms, an explanation of each and their context Clauses appearing in bills of lading, in voyage charters and time charters Technical elements of shipping as they relate to the commercial operation of ships, for example tides and draughts Examples of principal documents Discussing over 1250 commercial shipping terms, this book will be an essential reference for all shipowners, charterers, managers and brokers and will also be of use to legal, insurance and banking professionals.

Handbook for Marine Radio Communication 5E

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Author: Graham Lees,William Williamson

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1134463774

Category: Law

Page: 376

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This new edition explains the GMDSS rules, regulations and procedures. The book contains the regulations drawn from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and it is a useful teaching aid for GMDSS topics thoroughly updated to explain: significant changes in operating procedures to GMDSS, improvements to communication equipment and the new opportunities they provide, including: Automatic Identification Systems (AIS), Inmarsat Fleet services amendments to GMDSS radio maintenance certificate. Also expanded to include sections on use of radio for: piracy and armed robbery attacks at sea, medical advice and assistance, Mede Vac; and contains updated and extended contact details of important organisations relevant to GMDSS.

Lloyd's MIU Handbook of Maritime Security

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Author: Rupert Herbert-Burns,Sam Bateman,Peter Lehr

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420054811

Category: Law

Page: 404

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Managing the ever-changing nature and cross-disciplinary challenges of the maritime sector demands a complete understanding of the special characteristics of the maritime space. The complexity of the operations of ships, ports, shipping companies, and naval and coast guard maritime security operations—as well as the economic significance and the inherent security vulnerabilities of global maritime trade—requires a thorough, holistic and adaptable understanding of commercial, law enforcement and naval maritime security phenomena. Written by a team of expert contributors, this book identifies and assesses the issues inherent in developing and implementing maritime security measures. It examines the new maritime security environment, including the different but complementary interests of the shipping industry and national regulatory agencies. The coverage includes analyses of the different threats to maritime security and how they are perceived by different actors in the maritime domain. The editors evaluate the international and national legal frameworks developed for specific sectors and the responses that different nations have given to these initiatives. Comprehensive in scope, the volume addresses security concerns that pertain to a wide spectrum of commercial shipping and maritime security situations, regulatory frameworks, sector-specific vulnerabilities, regional nuances, and port facilities.

Reeds Maritime Flag Handbook

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Author: Miranda Delmar-Morgan

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 147290740X

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 144

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The use of flags afloat and in most maritime situations is of interest and relevance to anyone going to sea whether for commerce or pleasure. This handy pocket-sized guide is the perfect on-board reference to the maritime flags of the world and their usage. It includes: national maritime flags special ensigns yacht club burgees signal flags and flag etiquette and usage. Anyone who has ever put to sea wondering about the different types of flag, how they are made up and the dos and don'ts as well as traditions and myths of flying flags should find this a fascinating and useful handbook.

Shipping Law Handbook

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Author: Michael Bundock

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1135137226

Category: Law

Page: 968

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The Shipping Law Handbook brings together all essential source material for anyone involved in shipping disputes. This book provides a comprehensive collection of international conventions, statutes and statutory instruments, arbitration rules and the most commonly encountered bills of lading, charterparties, insuranceclauses, guarantees and other contracts. The Handbook is a highly practical and essential work for shipping lawyers, arbitrators, P&I Clubs and their correspondents, ship owners, ship managers, agents and brokers. Anyone involved in shipping will wish to keep this reference conveniently to hand.

Mobile Satellite Communications Handbook

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Author: Roger Cochetti

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118907418

Category: Science

Page: 264

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With a Preface by noted satellite scientist Dr. Ahmad Ghais, theSecond Edition reflects the expanded user base for this technologyby updating information on historic, current, and plannedcommercial and military satellite systems and by expanding sectionsthat explain the technology for non-technical professionals. The book begins with an introduction to satellite communicationsand goes on to provide an overview of the technologies involved inmobile satellite communications, providing basic introductions toRF Issues, power Issues, link issues and system issues. Itdescribes early commercial mobile satellite communications systems,such as Marisat and Marecs and their military counterparts. The book then discusses the full range of Inmarsat and othercurrent and planned geostationary, low earth orbiting and hybridmobile satellite systems from over a dozen countries andcompanies. It is an essential guide for anyone seeking acomprehensive understanding of this industry and militarytool. • Revised edition will serve both technical andnon-technical professionals who rely every day on mobile satellitecommunications • Describes and explains historic, current, and plannedcivil, commercial, and military mobile satellite communicationsystems. • First Edition charts and tables updated and expandedwith current material for today’s mobile satellite technology

The International Handbook of Shipping Finance

Theory and Practice

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Author: Manolis G. Kavussanos,Ilias D. Visvikis

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137465468

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 430

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The International Handbook of Shipping Finance is a one-stop resource, offering comprehensive reference to theory and practice in the area of shipping finance. In the multibillion dollar international shipping industry, it is important to understand the various issues involved in the finance of the sector. This involves the identification and evaluation of the alternative sources of capital available for financing the ships, including the appraisal and budgeting of shipping investment projects; legal and insurance aspects of ship finance; the financial analysis and modelling of investment projects; mergers and acquisitions; and the commercial and market risk management issues involved. Edited by two leading academics in this area, and with contributions from 25 prominent market practitioners and academics over 16 chapters, this Handbook covers shipping finance and banking, maritime financial management and investments. As such, it includes: shipping markets; asset backed finance; shipbuilding finance; debt finance; public and private equity and debt markets; structured finance; legal aspects and key clauses of ship mortgages; marine insurance; mechanisms for handling defaulted loans; investment appraisal and capital budgeting; financial analysis and investment modelling; business risk management and freight derivatives; and mergers and acquisitions. Thus, the Handbook offers a rigorous understanding of the different aspects of modern shipping finance and maritime financial management and investments, the various characteristics of the available products, the capital needs and requirements, and a clear view on the different financial management strategies through a series of practical examples and applications. Technical where appropriate, but grounded in market reality, this is a “must-have” reference for anyone involved in shipping finance, from bank practitioners and commodity trading houses, to shipbrokers, lawyers and insurance houses as well as to university students studying shipping finance. Table of Contents Preface by Editors Manolis Kavussanos, Professor, Director, MSc in International Shipping, Finance and Management, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece Ilias Visvikis, Professor, Director Executive Education and Professional Development, World Maritime University, Sweden Chapter 1: Shipping Markets and their Economic Drivers Jan-Henrik Huebner, Head of Shipping Advisory, DNV GL, Germany Chapter 2: Asset Risk Assessment, Analysis and Forecasting in Asset Backed Finance Henriette Brent Petersen, Head of Shipping & Offshore Research, DVB Bank SE, The Netherlands Chapter 3: Overview of Ship Finance Fotis Giannakoulis, Research Vice President, Morgan Stanley, USA Chapter 4: Shipbuilding Finance Charles Cushing, C.R. Cushing & Co. Inc., USA Chapter 5: Debt Financing in Shipping George Paleokrassas, Partner, Watson, Farley & Williams, Greece Chapter 6: Public Debt Markets for Shipping Basil Karatzas, Founder & CEO, Karatzas Marine Advisors & Co., USA Chapter 7: Public and Private Equity Markets Jeffrey Pribor, Global Head, Maritime Investment Banking, Jefferies LLC, USA Cecilie Lind, Associate Investment Banking, Jefferies LLC, USA Chapter 8: Structured Finance in Shipping Contributor: Ioannis Alexopoulos, Director, Shipping Financier, Eurofin Group, Greece Nikos Stratis, Managing Director of Augustea Group, UK Chapter 9: Key Clauses of a Shipping Loan Agreement Kyriakos Spoullos, Solicitor, Norton Rose Fulbright, Greece Chapter 10: Legal Aspects of Ship Mortgages Simon Norton, Lecturer, Cardiff Business School, UK Claudio Chistè, Investec Bank Plc., UK Chapter 11: Reasons and Mechanics of Handling Defaulted Shipping Loans and Methods of Recovery Dimitris Anagnostopoulos, Board Member & Director, Aegean Baltic Bank, Greece Philippos Tsamanis, VP - Head of Shipping, Aegean Baltic Bank, Greece Chapter 12: Marine Insurance Marc Huybrechts, Professor, University of Antwerp, Belgium Theodora Nikaki, Associate Professor, Swansea University, UK Chapter 13: Maritime Investment Appraisal and Budgeting Wolfgang Drobetz, Professor, University of Hamburg, Germany Stefan Albertijn, CEO, HAMANT Beratungs-und Investitions GmbH, Germany Max Johns, Managing Director, German Shipowners’ Association, Germany Chapter 14: Financial Analysis and Modelling of Ship Investments Lars Patterson, Shipping Investment Analyst, Pacomarine Limited, UK Chapter 15: Maritime Business Risk Management Manolis Kavussanos, Professor, Director, MSc in International Shipping, Finance and Management, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece Ilias Visvikis, Professor, Director Executive Education and Professional Development, World Maritime University, Sweden Chapter 16: Mergers and Acquisitions in Shipping George Alexandridis, Associate Professor, ICMA Centre, University of Reading, UK Manish Singh, Manish Singh, Group Director - Strategy and M&A, V. Group Limited, UK

Commercial Wireless Circuits and Components Handbook

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Author: Mike Golio

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420039962

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 432

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A comprehensive source for microwave and wireless circuit design, the Commercial Wireless Circuits and Components Handbook reviews the fundamentals of transmitters and receivers, then presents detailed chapters on individual circuit types. It also covers packaging, large and small signal characterization, and high volume testing techniques for both devices and circuits. This handbook not only provides important information for engineers working with wireless RF or microwave circuitry, it also serves as an excellent source for those requiring information outside of their area of expertise, such as managers, marketers, and technical support workers who need a better understanding of the fields driving their decisions.

International Handbook of Maritime Economics

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Author: Kevin Cullinane

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 0857930869

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 520

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This timely and comprehensive new Handbook brings together an unrivalled group of distinguished scholars and practitioners to provide in-depth analysis and a contemporary perspective on a wide-ranging array of topics in maritime economics. Inherently global in nature, the economics of the maritime sector has proved pivotal in facilitating globalization and international trade. This Handbook offers a unique and indispensable source of reference and information for researchers, students and practitioners interested in the relationship between these developments and maritime markets.

Commercial Handbook of China ...

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Author: United States. Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce,Julean Herbert Arnold

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: China

Page: N.A

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A Handbook for Travellers in France

Being a Guide to Normandy, Brittany, the Rivers Seine, Loire, Rhône, and Garonne, the French Alps, Dauphiné, the Pyrenees, Provence, and Nice, &c. &c. &c. : the Railways and Principal Roads

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Author: John Murray (Firm)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: France

Page: 684

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Handbook of Industrial Chemistry and Biotechnology

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Author: James A. Kent

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461442591

Category: Science

Page: 1562

View: 8854

Substantially revising and updating the classic reference in the field, this handbook offers a valuable overview and myriad details on current chemical processes, products, and practices. No other source offers as much data on the chemistry, engineering, economics, and infrastructure of the industry. The Handbook serves a spectrum of individuals, from those who are directly involved in the chemical industry to others in related industries and activities. It provides not only the underlying science and technology for important industry sectors, but also broad coverage of critical supporting topics. Industrial processes and products can be much enhanced through observing the tenets and applying the methodologies found in chapters on Green Engineering and Chemistry (specifically, biomass conversion), Practical Catalysis, and Environmental Measurements; as well as expanded treatment of Safety, chemistry plant security, and Emergency Preparedness. Understanding these factors allows them to be part of the total process and helps achieve optimum results in, for example, process development, review, and modification. Important topics in the energy field, namely nuclear, coal, natural gas, and petroleum, are covered in individual chapters. Other new chapters include energy conversion, energy storage, emerging nanoscience and technology. Updated sections include more material on biomass conversion, as well as three chapters covering biotechnology topics, namely, Industrial Biotechnology, Industrial Enzymes, and Industrial Production of Therapeutic Proteins.

The Oxford Handbook of Late Antiquity

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Author: Scott Fitzgerald Johnson

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199996334

Category: History

Page: 1296

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The Oxford Handbook of Late Antiquity offers an innovative overview of a period (c. 300-700 CE) that has become increasingly central to scholarly debates over the history of western and Middle Eastern civilizations. This volume covers such pivotal events as the fall of Rome, the rise of Christianity, the origins of Islam, and the early formation of Byzantium and the European Middle Ages. These events are set in the context of widespread literary, artistic, cultural, and religious change during the period. The geographical scope of this Handbook is unparalleled among comparable surveys of Late Antiquity; Arabia, Egypt, Central Asia, and the Balkans all receive dedicated treatments, while the scope extends to the western kingdoms, and North Africa in the West. Furthermore, from economic theory and slavery to Greek and Latin poetry, Syriac and Coptic literature, sites of religious devotion, and many others, this Handbook covers a wide range of topics that will appeal to scholars from a diverse array of disciplines. The Oxford Handbook of Late Antiquity engages the perennially valuable questions about the end of the ancient world and the beginning of the medieval, while providing a much-needed touchstone for the study of Late Antiquity itself.

Handbook of Sea-Level Research

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Author: Ian Shennan,Antony J. Long,Benjamin P. Horton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118452577

Category: Science

Page: 600

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Measuring sea-level change – be that rise or fall – isone of the most pressing scientific goals of our time and requiresrobust scientific approaches and techniques. This Handbookaims to provide a practical guide to readers interested in thischallenge, from the initial design of research approaches throughto the practical issues of data collection and interpretation froma diverse range of coastal environments. Building on thirtyyears of international research, the Handbook comprises 38 chaptersthat are authored by leading experts from around the world. The Handbook will be an important resource to scientists interestedand involved in understanding sea-level changes across a broadrange of disciplines, policy makers wanting to appreciate ourcurrent state of knowledge of sea-level change over differenttimescales, and many teachers at the university level, as well asadvanced-level undergraduates and postgraduate research students,wanting to learn more about sea-level change. Additional resources for this book can be found at: ahref="http://www.wiley.com/go/shennan/sealevel"www.wiley.com\go\shennan\sealevel/a

Ukraine Company Laws and Regulations Handbook

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Author: Usa International Business Publications

Publisher: Int'l Business Publications

ISBN: 1433070774

Category: Law

Page: 300

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Ukraine Company Laws and Regulations Handbook