Some Trends in the Development of Maritime Industry in the World and in Georgia
Keywords:Economic Development, GDP, Maritime Trade, Maritime Industry, Maritime Merchant Navy, Seafarers Training, Maritime Business, Maritime Shipping
The paper "Some Trends in the Development of Maritime Industry in the World and in Georgia" substantiates the place and role of international maritime industry in both the world economy and the economic development of the country. The special importance of maritime transport-logistics systems is emphasized in the further development of the Georgian economy. The abstract conclusions are based on the research and data analysis published by national and international institutions on world economy, international trade of goods as well as international maritime trade, and their interrelationships. Trends in the development of some areas of the maritime industry (international maritime trade, world navy, shipbuilding and training of seafarers) have been studied. Based on the analysis of similar indicators of the Georgian maritime industry, separate conclusions have been made about the further development and efficient use of the Georgian maritime transport-logistics system.