Dictionary of Shipping 5th Ed.


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The latest edition of the comprehensive international shipping dictionary.
Number of Volumes: 1
Edition: Fifth
Number of Pages: 399
Product Code: 4400w091
ISBN 13: 978-1-85609-236-4 (9781856092364)
ISBN 10: 1-85609-236-4 (1856092364)
Published Date: December 2004
Binding Format: Paperback

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Dictionary of Shipping 5th Edition

This fifth edition of Alan Branch's comprehensive and internationally established dictionary contains an additional 4,000 new entries, taking the total to some 18,000 definitions. First published over thirty years ago, this latest edition contains all the terms for conducting international business. The work embraces the four elements of the international contract – finance, carriage, insurance and export sale – and includes terms relating to international business, marketing, banking, seaports, airfreight, documentation, shipping, multi-modalism, electronic data interchange, marine insurance and tourism. Useful appendices include: Exportmaster consignment flowchart, Exportmaster operations flow chart, Exportmaster sales process and shipping process flowcharts, Major ports and their location, Currencies, Conversions of weights and measures, plus IMO Dangerous Goods labels. This new edition is conveniently contained in a more compact format.


Preface to the Fifth Edition
Dictionary of Shipping/International Trade Terms and Abbreviations
Appendix A Progressing Export Consignment - Flow Charts, Diagrams A and B
Export Process Improvements Cycle Diagram C
Export Master Sales Process and Shipping Process Flow Chart Diagram D
Appendix B Major Ports of the World and Their Location
Appendix C
(i) World Currencies
(ii) Euro Based Currency Countries
Appendix D Conversion of Weights and Measures
Appendix E IMO Dangerous Goods Labels
Appendix F Further Recommended Reading  


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