Economics of Ship Operation

Economics of ship manning. Factors to consider in planning sailing schedules. Surveys and maintenance. Problems caused by fluctuations and imbalances in trade. The relative importance of speed, frequency, reliability and cost of sea transport. Port operation
  • Alan E. Branch


The economics of ship operation today warrant close attention by management to ensure that the service provided is viable, competitive and best suited to the market requirements, having regard to safety, statutory obligations and service standards. This entails careful evaluation of a wide range of elements.


Port Authority Bulk Carrier Passenger Ship Engine Room Port Operation 
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© A. E. Branch 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan E. Branch
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  1. 1.Reading, BerkshireUK

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