"It is a book that should be owned and read by everyone who makes his or her living from the shipping industry."—Ships and Ports
About the Author
Patrick Alderton qualified as an Extra Master after serving on most of
the major types of ships and then became a lecturer on the commercial
transport courses at the London Guildhall University in the 1970s.
There he was appointed a CNAA Research Degree Examiner. He moved to the
World Maritime University in Sweden as the Professor of Ports and
Shipping in the late 1980s. He has written over 100 articles and
papers on Maritime Transport.