22 Aug Shipping industry books
Do you want to usefully while away your free minutes? Or are you looking for useful literature? We have prepared for you a selection of the best books on the shipping and shipping industry.
Marc Levinson. “The Box”
The history of the creation of a sea container and its difficult promotion in the world by the example of Malcolm McLean, the first entrepreneur who realized all its advantages. Today, the container is considered one of the most convenient forms of packaging and transportation of goods, but this was not always the case.
George Rose. “90% of Everything”
The author’s 5 weeks of travel from America to Singapore resulted in a selection of amazing stories about sailors and the difficulties of their work. This book helps you see the inside of the shipping industry, showing all its pros and cons.
Matthew McCleery. “Shipping Man”
The book is dedicated to the adventures of one manager of a shipping company. Excellent reading material for merchants and financiers, lifting the curtain over what is happening in the shipping business.
Max Hardberger. “Freighter Captain”
A prequel to the author’s next book (“Captured”), dedicated to the author’s six-month voyage on board of “Erica”. This is not only the breathtaking adventures of real men, but also the history of the anti-corruption struggle within the industry.
Max Hardberger. “Seized”
The author, who has an amazing biography and vast life experience, talks about a segment of his life and work as a captain. You will find out what the cost of saving the ship is, and what risks the team sometimes has to take. This is not just another fantasy about pirates, but quite real facts!
Bill Sharpsteen. “The Docks”
The Port of Los Angeles is one of the largest and most famous in the world. Learn the history of its origin and development, meeting at the same time with the first female docker and the invisible side of port life, hidden from prying eyes.
Jurgen Sorgenfrei. “Port business”
Together with the author, you will be able to understand the port “hierarchy”, as well as learn more about the role of each of them in the global supply of raw materials, finished products and goods. This is a professional analysis trying to predict the future of individual ports.
Maria G. Burns. “Port Management and Operation”
If you thought that only men could be the authors of books on the shipping industry, this book will prove you otherwise! This is an analysis of the world port management, as well as a sober commercial view of the future development of maritime transport, supplemented by strategic calculations and forecasts.
Pietra Rivoli. “The travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy”
This book is the story of how one of many t-shorts (short-sleeved T-shirt) traveled half the world, from Texas to the African continent. The book raises the most important issues of international business and the crossing of many borders.