Dr. Moon is currently a Professor at the World Maritime University (on Leave of Absence). Dr. Moon earned his Ph.D. degree in Port Economics from Cardiff University, UK. His area of teaching and research has been closely related to ports in terms of management, operation and logistics. He also has a specialty in Maritime Education & Training (MET) based upon his experiences in educating students at Korea Maritime University (KMU) where he has worked for more than 25 years. He has a qualified First Class Navigation Certificate (non-limited) and has been aboard ship more than 10 years including as a chief mate at HMM and a captain at KMU Training Ship. He has widely published articles and books that concern ports and MET. He has been involved in many research projects for public organizations as well as private companies in terms of maritime and ports activities. He is a member of the Institute of Logistics and Transport, the Chartered Institute of Transport, and the International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME).