Logistics and Supply Chain for CAPE® Examinations Unit 2: SHIPPING AND PORT OPERATIONS is an essential textbook for students studying this subject. This comprehensive book is divided into three modules: Module 1 – Commercial Shipping, Module 2 – Port Operations, and Module 3 – Logistics Transforming Economies. The first module provides an in-depth understanding of the different types of vessels, cargo, and shipping markets, including container ships, tankers, RORO vessels, and tugs. The second module examines the critical aspects of port operations, including scheduling, routing, bunkering, ship repair and maintenance, and port services. The third module explores the role of logistics in economic development, including the relationship among national, regional, and international shipping policies, and the roles and functions of regulatory and enforcement organizations. The book also features sample exam questions, scenarios and case studies, to help students prepare for their exams. This book is an invaluable resource for students of CAPE Logistics and Supply Chain Unit 2, providing a comprehensive understanding of the subject matter and aligning to the syllabus of the subject.
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