Maritime Lectures
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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

Academic Panel

Members of our panel of experts from the Maritime Industry validate the papers before they are uploaded to the website, thus ensuring a high level of accuracy and relevance.

Siri Strandenes
Siri Pettersen Strandenes is a Professor at the Norwegian School of Economics.  Her teaching areas are:

Undergraduate: International trade and welfare.

Master: Shipping economics, Transport and logistics, Integrated supply chains, International Economics, Globalisation and Integration.

Colin Hume
Colin Hume BA has been associated with Clarkson Research Services for over twenty years.  He is very pedantic and will find grammatical errors which would escape most people, yet he is also a great believer in writing clear simple English free from jargon and padding.

Sir Francis Drake
Sir Francis Drake has circumnavigated the world, seized vast amounts of treasure from our enemies and is also Mayor of Plymouth and MP for Bossiney in Cornwall.  His maritime knowledge and experience is unquestioned, and we are very pleased to have him on board.