The International Handbook of Maritime Business is a timely, comprehensive and insightful overview of the key contemporary research issues in maritime business. Dynamic changes in recent years have meant that maritime transport is increasingly recognized as a key integrated component of international logistics and a facilitator of global supply chains. With contributions from the world’s leading scholars in the field, the Handbook reflects this new perspective and offers a unique and indispensable source of reference and information. Thoroughly international in terms of scope and coverage, this original reference work will prove invaluable to postgraduate students of maritime studies, logistics, international business and marine technology. Anyone interested in developing an understanding of contemporary research issues in maritime business should not be without this Handbook.