Based on selected papers from the 3rd International Lloyd's Ship Management Conference 1992, this volume should help managers in all sectors of the shipping industry to look objectively at the services they currently offer, understand owners' present and future needs, quantify the benefits and costs associated with new technology and with quality management and assess the impact of new initiatives in ship management.
|Publisher:||Lloyd's of London Press, Ltd.|
Table of ContentsThe future for third-party ship management: overview of an industry at the crossroads
meeting the need: a third-party manager's view
meeting the need: an owner's view
meeting the need: a charterer's view
determining the right price for the service
delivering quality service: ISMA's experience of quality audits
meeting the total quality challenge
how will QA impact on risk assessment?
improvement of safety management and classification societies
effective co-ordination of vessel surveys
information technology in ship management: satellite communication - a business tool
making the most of information technology
new initiatives in ship management: safety versus decentralization - conflict of symbiosis?
ship management faces the future.