Essays Tagged: "shipping companies"

Vessel Position System

Part 2Vessel Position System2.1 IntroductionsAs we all know shipping companies provide a similar service and it is difficult to discern between them. The prices ... to discern between them. The prices charged depend mostly on conference agreements, alliances, etc. shipping companies tend to earn low returns on capital invested so it is difficult to strive for a c ... for a cost leadership strategy, and in turn they should go for a differentiation strategy. However, shipping companies want to acquire and keep more customers, who does not? The goal should be to crea ...

(10 pages) 92 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Ship Operations Cooperative Program.

h are related to the maritime business. Those industries include not only many of the U. S. flagged shipping companies, but also such entities as the seven maritime academies (one of them being Maine ... cluded are the non-profit certification and classification societies such as the American Bureau of Shipping and their European equivalent, Det Norske Veritas.Membership in the SOCP is accomplished by ...

(1 pages) 13 0 2.3 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Piracy in Somalia:Threatening International Trade

of Canadian naval vessels to the coast of Somalia in order to secure a vital international maritime shipping route. Canada's Department of National Defence has the responsibility to act quickly and de ... stability of the Gulf of Aden.The coast of Somalia has become the world's most dangerous route for shipping companies, and international trade faces major disruptions due to this situation. Attacks b ...

(6 pages) 41 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

CSR in Shipping Industry

1.IntroductionWe are all acquainted with the fact that the shipping industry is a sector where major structural transformations have been evolved during last d ... structural transformations have been evolved during last decades. The business environment for the shipping companies has considerably changed because of the increased awareness and pressure of vario ... ons (COLREG) are key regulations aiming at raising social responsible behaviour of companies in the shipping sector. Furthermore, at the European level a lot of pressure has been put on safety and pol ...

(14 pages) 55 0 5.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers