Ship Management: Theory and Practice unpacks the complexity of this crucial maritime activity by spelling out its key elements and the connections and linkages between them.

Opening with an introduction and an overview of the special characteristics of ship management, the text then focuses on different strands of management. It offers dedicated chapters on strategic management, commercial management, operations management, technical management, human resource management and compliance management, weaving in numerous international examples throughout. The final chapter looks to the future, exploring the challenges facing ship management and the impact of digitalisation.

Ship Management: Theory and Practice is a valuable resource for upper-level students of shipping management and maritime operations and can also serve as a one-stop reference for researchers and industry practitioners.

chapter Chapter 1|10 pages


chapter Chapter 2|13 pages

Special characteristics of ship management

chapter Chapter 3|18 pages

Strategic management

chapter Chapter 4|17 pages

Commercial management

chapter Chapter 5|17 pages

Operations management

chapter Chapter 6|20 pages

Technical management

chapter Chapter 7|18 pages

Human resource management

chapter Chapter 8|12 pages

Compliance management

chapter Chapter 9|9 pages

Looking forward