Shipping and Transport Logistics

Green Shipping Management

Authors: Lun, Y.H.V., Lai, K.-h., Wong, C.W.Y., Cheng, T.C.E.

  • Covers the conceptualization of green shipping practices, measurement scales for evaluating GSP implementation, green management practice and green shipping networks
  • Presents theory-driven discussion on the link between implementing GSP and firm performance
  • Provides a reference for firms to understand and evaluate their capability in carrying out green operations on their shipping activities
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About this book

This book presents theory-driven discussion on the link between implementing green shipping practices (GSP) and shipping firm performance. It examines the shipping industry’s challenge of supporting economic growth while enhancing environmental performance.
Consisting of nine chapters, the book covers topics such as the conceptualization of green shipping practices(GSPs), measurement scales for evaluating GSP implementation, greening capability, greening and performance relativity (GPR), green management practice, and green shipping network.
In view of the increasing quest for environment protection in the shipping sector, this book provides a good reference for firms to understand and evaluate their capability in carrying out green operations on their shipping activities.

About the authors

The authors are members of the Shipping Research Centre (SRC) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The SRC has a critical mass of active researchers with diverse and profound expertise in shipping and logistics management. SRC members have secured a number of consultancy projects and research grants. They have published widely in scholarly and professional journals to share their cutting-edge research findings.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Introduction to Green Shipping Practices

    Lun, Y. H. Venus (et al.)

    Pages 3-15

  • Adoption of Green Shipping Practices

    Lun, Y. H. Venus (et al.)

    Pages 17-29

  • Measures for Evaluating Green Shipping Practices

    Lun, Y. H. Venus (et al.)

    Pages 31-42

  • Green Management Practices

    Lun, Y. H. Venus (et al.)

    Pages 45-59

  • Development of a Green Shipping Network

    Lun, Y. H. Venus (et al.)

    Pages 61-76

Buy this book

eBook $69.99
price for USA (gross)
valid through November 5, 2017
  • ISBN 978-3-319-26482-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $99.00
price for USA
valid through November 5, 2017
  • ISBN 978-3-319-26480-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $99.00
price for USA
valid through November 5, 2017
  • ISBN 978-3-319-35266-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Green Shipping Management
Authors
Series Title
Shipping and Transport Logistics
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-26482-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-26482-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-26480-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-35266-4
Series ISSN
2365-9947
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 134
Number of Illustrations and Tables
77 b/w illustrations, 1 illustrations in colour
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