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  • The Pros And Cons Of Containerization

    Paper 1 uses Kondratieff wave (K-wave) strategy to present the behavior of containerization through different stages. The five waves of K-wave display the evolution and importance of containerization, with supporting data of global trade and container throughput. It shows that containerization has a cyclic behavior that may spread to a specific port or port range. It is related to the topic as it gives the general information about containerization and its importance in the trade. Meanwhile, it also points out that container volume is correlated to the development of container port by remaindering to consider the choice of port in the research. Paper 2 is an econometric analysis about to investigate if the variation of the container freight rate is influenced by the services of container transportation and container fleet volume. It collects past two decades’ world container…

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  • Advantages Of Intermodal Transportation

    Intermodal Transportation When driving the coast lines near large shipping ports the use of intermodal transportation can be an impressive sight, especially as a young child. Those who grew up along coastlines as can recall seeing these massive containers scattered about closely resembling large Lego bricks. The ease and stack ability intermodal containers bring to the logistics environment allows for fluidity in shipment around the globe. The popularity of intermodal containerization is to…

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  • Liner Shipping Case Study

    To start with, a proper definition given for liner shipping would be: “the service of transporting goods of high-capacity, ocean-going ships that transit regular routes on fixed schedules” World Shipping Council (2017). Nowadays there are almost 400 liner services in operation, most of them providing weekly departures from different ports. Liner vessels in the form of containerships and RORO ships carry about 60 percent of the merchandise by value moved internationally by sea each year. There to…

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  • Supervisor Training Essay

    Introduction For my next few weeks of training we still focused on safety and how to implement different types of safety plans and precautions. And how it can affect the operators and them working safely and in a proficient manner. So for another part of my initial training for Assistant Supervisor was focused on loads and different types. Ranging from containers exports and domestic loads and, their arrangements. For some of the different loads there are different requirements that has to…

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  • Case Study: Melli Marine Is An International Business

    Introduction The cargo shipping industry is an international business commerce. It is included four main segments: container shipping, roll-on and roll-off, bulk shipping and tanker shipping. The top 15 success industries focus their business on Asia-Europe and Asia-North America shipping lanes, which accounted for approximately 80% (‘Case Study: Meli Marine’ 2015). Meli Marine, another shipping industry in Singapore, has already been attracted to expand their international business into the…

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  • Case Analysis Of Hanjin Shipping

    With the mission statement “We move global trade,” Hanjin Shipping Co. Ltd is Korea’s largest and one of the world’s top ten container carriers. Hanjin Shipping operates approximately 60 linear and tramper services around the world, transporting over 100 million tons of cargo annually. The Company commands different types of vessels including 170 container vessels, liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers, bulk carriers, and oil tankers. As a marine transportation services provider, Hanjin Shipping…

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  • Cybersecurity

    The reliance of the national and world economies on the global supply chain make them vulnerable to any number of incidents, including deliberate attack, natural disasters and accidents. Furthermore, the supply chain’s existence on both land and sea require several different modes of transportation to function properly. Each of these different modes of transportation present unique security challenges, which must be addressed in order to ensure the efficient flow of goods across the globe. Of…

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  • Gaussin Case Study

    gets the first down payment around 20% from customers (port operators) at the signing of the contract, then another 20% after the drawing/design done, and another 10%-40% after the free on board (FoB). Hence, around 90% of the product price are able to be paid before the product is delivered. Using this payment system, Gaussin are able to pay the subscontracting agent 30 days after the delivery.  Issue in Gaussin : The turnover that less than the order book which amounted to around 20 million…

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  • The Importance Of Clean Water And Water Pollution

    and bands of people are actually going out to the damaged ecosystems and are slowly restoring them to their previous glory. Items are also being turned biodegradable, and goods are starting to get smaller packaging for easier disposal. Ecosystems and areas are also being bordered off from the public and are being conserved by the government due to the importance of that land. Especially places where deforestation is a common issue with tearing down the homes of the indigenous animals and…

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  • Political Culture Essay

    religion and say all of its people are bad and wrong based off of some of their extremist groups because all religions have extremist groups. The key word in here is group, not the religious whole. Although there are some different precautions and actions that Muslims could do that could help the situation of terrorism from continuing to grow. The people who disagree with the extremist group are afraid to talk about their own opinion. Somehow this needs to change and people need to start…

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