international logistics

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Chapter 11:

  1. Select a particular size category from the list below. Using the internet or any other resource, search for an actual vessel in that size category. First, describe the size category and then find a vessel that fits the category and provide a brief description. Is there anything unique about the vessel?
    • Panamax ship            • Capesize ship
    • Post-Panamax ship    • Very large crude carrier (VLCC)
    • Handysize ship           • Ultra-large crude carrier (ULCC)
    • Suezmax ship             • or any other size category not listed
  2. Describe Non-Vessel-Operating Common Carriers (NVOCC) and explain how a NVOCC benefits small shippers? 

Chapter 12:

  1. Select one of the top 15 largest cargo airports listed in Table 12.2 (page 458) research what is driving its high ratings. For example, location and cheap labor are often cited.
  2. Over the past decade, the aviation industry has seen an enormous increase in concern for the environment and the adoption of sustainability practices. This shift is affecting the design and operation of passenger and cargo aircraft, as well as the airports and infrastructure that support them. Using the internet or any other resource, research an air transportation company and briefly describe what they are doing to promote/implement sustainability

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