The International Handbook of Shipping Finance: Theory and Practice

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Offering an expansive source to the theory and practice of Shipping Finance, the book, “The International Handbook of Shipping Finance: Theory and Practice,” discusses the many facets of financing for the shipping industry. The book includes the following discussions:

  • Appraisal and budgeting of shipping investment projects
  • Legal and insurance 
  • Financial analysis and modeling of investment projects
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Commercial and market risk management issues

About the Authors

The book is made up of numerous independent, but interrelated topics on the Shipping field by experts within the industry. It was expertly edited by one Manolis Kavussanos, a Professor, Director, and has an MSc in International Shipping, Finance, and Management from the Athens University of Economics and Business in Greece.

Ilias Visvikis join him, also a Professor, Director Executive Education, and Professional Development, at the World Maritime University in Sweden.

Table of Contents

The book has the following content:

Chapter 1: Shipping Markets and their Economic Drivers

Chapter 2: Asset Risk Assessment, Analysis and Forecasting in Asset Backed Finance

Chapter 3: Overview of Ship Finance

Chapter 4: Shipbuilding Finance  

Chapter 5: Debt Financing in Shipping

Chapter 6: Public Debt Markets for Shipping

Chapter 7: Public and Private Equity Markets

Chapter 8: Structured Finance in Shipping

Chapter 9: Key Clauses of a Shipping Loan Agreement

Chapter 10: Legal Aspects of Ship Mortgages

Chapter 11: Reasons and Mechanics of Handling Defaulted Shipping Loans and Methods of Recovery

Chapter 12: Marine Insurance

Chapter 13: Maritime Investment Appraisal and Budgeting

Chapter 14: Financial Analysis and Modelling of Ship Investments

Chapter 15: Maritime Business Risk Management

Chapter 16: Mergers and Acquisitions in Shipping

The book efficiently discusses pertinent matters technically should the content demands it, albeit still being grounded. Common opinion has it that “The International Handbook of Shipping Finance” is a book that every individual participating in the shipping industry should have. It is seen as a comprehensive reference for bank practitioners, commodity trading houses, shipbrokers, lawyers, and insurance houses.