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Long acknowledged as the most comprehensive and authoritative book in its field, The Business of Shipping describes and analyzes the shipping business as it exists today. It will be useful to professionals who are currently specialists in one branch of the business, but only marginally knowledgeable about its other aspects. It will also familiarize transportation students ...more
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Published December 3rd 2005 by Cornell Maritime Press (first published 1973)
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I read (most of) the eighth edition for a class on ocean marine insurance. While it does not cover insurance topics precisely, it thoroughly reviews how the business of shipping functions and the history of various parts of the business. It's definitely dry and difficult to read a lot at a time, but the information is very interesting. I know many people in my industry refer to it frequently.

If you're in the cargo industry (and therefore have a reason to read it), it's definitely worth reading,
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