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A guide to find information, literature etc. on the shipping industry

Shipping industry - overview

By a broad definition the shipping industry covers shipping, shipbuilding and ports:

Shipping: on a global level, the shipping market is widely segmented into

  • Dry bulk market,
  • Wet bulk market (also called tankers market)
  • Containers Market
  • Passenger Shipping
  • General Cargo

For a short description: "Water Transportation." Encyclopedia of Global Industries. 5th ed. Detroit: Gale, 2011. 1173-1183. Gale Virtual Reference Library. (accessed Web. 16 June 2014).

Industrial classification:
NAICS-codes: 483
NACE-codes: 50 (5010, 5020, 5030, 5229)

Shipbuilding:

For a short description: "Shipbuilding and Repair." Encyclopedia of Global Industries. 5th ed. Detroit: Gale, 2011. 1113-1119. Gale Virtual Reference Library. (accessed Web. 16 June 2014).

Industrial classification:
NAICS-codes: 336611
NACE-codes 301100


Ports:

Statistical portrait

Ports.com: a tool to find ports

Industrial classification:
NAICS-codes 488310
NACE-codes 5222


Outline of the transport industry:

The Geography of Transport Systems: this information resource is to be found both as a web resource and a online and printed book

 

 

Literature on shipping

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