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Cargo Handling and the Modern Port

The Commonwealth and International Library of Science Technology Engineering and Liberal Studies

  • 1st Edition - January 1, 1965
  • Author: R. B. Oram
  • Editor: N. Skene Smith
  • Language: English
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 1 - 8 0 8 6 - 1

Cargo Handling and the Modern Port covers various concerns in the handling of goods in a contemporary port. The book also details the functions of ports, along with the impact of… Read more

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Cargo Handling and the Modern Port covers various concerns in the handling of goods in a contemporary port. The book also details the functions of ports, along with the impact of the silent revolutions that took place in the major ports around the world. The text first covers the port itself, such as its functions, the types of port managements, and administration. Next, the book discusses the basics of operating a port, and then proceeds to tackling port labor. Chapter 4 details the various changes that took place in the major ports throughout the world after 1945. The next series of chapters deals with various concerns in cargo, such as unit load, containers, and bulk cargos. The last chapter of the text discusses the ports of the future. The book will be of great use to individuals involved in logistics, forwarding, and ship transportation industries.