The dynamic nature of shipping business requires access to accurate and up to date information by the stakeholders on various aspects of shipping and maritime transport as whole. Most information available on shipping and maritime transport whether on the internet or in libraries around the world are mainly related to developed countries. Searching for current literature on shipping in developing countries like Nigeria is a herculean task. This limited access to relevant and current information hinders effective policy planning and management of the shipping industry. The book titled "Perspectives on Seaport and Shipping Operation" is a resource material based mainly on empirical research and rigorous, extensive and intensive academic research works of seasoned researchers and professionals in the field.The issues discussed are with reference to Nigeria as an emerging hub for global market in sub Sahara Africa. The intention of the authors is to put together relevant and useful literature that will educate and inform those in the field of shipping and tertiary institutions. Therefore, the book is a reader's master piece and a must read for everybody in field of shipping.