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The Business of Shipping / Edition 8

The Business of Shipping / Edition 8

by James J. Buckley, Lane C. KendallJames J. Buckley
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Long acknowledged as the most comprehensive and authoritative book in its field, The Business of Shipping describes and analyzes the shipping business as it exists today. Essential to professionals who are specialists in one branch of the business, but only marginally knowledgeable about its other aspects, it will also familiarize newcomers to the industry with the many facets of the shipping enterprise and the international movement of cargo, and can serve as the basic volume for any course in marine transportation.
While a good deal of the material from the seventh edition has been retained, new information has been added to reflect the recent developments in the industry. This text is indispensable for all maritime academies and professionals. of additional glossary terms.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780870335808
Publisher: Cornell Maritime Press, Inc.
Publication date: 05/28/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

James J. Buckley graduated from the California Maritime Academy with a BS in Nautical Science. He began his sailing career as an able seaman aboard a U.S.-flag merchant vessel. After only five years he received his unlimited master’s license, and has sailed as master for eight years on tramp and liner vessels. Buckley received certification in first-class pilotage, and received his MBA from Golden Gate University in 1985. During that same year, he joined the faculty at California Maritime Academy and currently holds the academic rank of professor in the Department of Marine Transportation. In 2006 he received a PhD from Capella University in Organization and Management with a Specialization in Leadership. Buckley is the coauthor of The Business of Shipping, 8th Edition.

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