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Each Maritime Lecture has up to 8 Units.  Click the links below to view a Maritime Lecture and its Units.

Lecture 1: Sea transport and the world economy

Lecture 2: Introduction to Maritime Transport

Lecture 3: Shipping Market Cycles

Lecture 4: Supply, Demand and Freight Rates

Lecture 5: The Four Shipping Markets

Lecture 6: Costs, revenue & financial performance

Lecture 7: Financing ships & shipping companies

Lecture 8: Risk, return and company economics

Lecture 9: The Geography of Maritime Trade

Lecture 10: The Principles of Maritime Trade
Lecture 11: Transport of Bulk Cargo
Lecture 12: Transport of Specialised Cargoes
Lecture 13: The Economics of Liner Shipping
Lecture 14: The Ships that supply the Transport
Lecture 15: The Economics of Shipbuilding and Scrapping
Lecture 16: The Regulation of the Maritime Industry
Lecture 17: Forecasting and Market Research
Lecture 18: An Introduction to Ship Market Modelling
Lecture 19: Valuing Ships for Transactions
Lecture 20: References and recommended reading

Benchmark Shipping: Fleet

Simply put - there is no fleet.

Given the current economic situation, is this really a good time to start a shipping company?  Time will tell.