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Ports & Networks-Strategies, Operations & Perspectives


Year: 2018
Language: english
Author: Geerlings, Harry et al.
Genre: Textbook
Publisher: Routledge
Edition: First
ISBN: 978-1315601540
Format: PDF
Quality: eBook
Pages count: 407
Description:
This book offers an introduction to recent developments in port and hinterland strategies, operations and related specializations.
It begins with a broad overview of port definitions, concepts and the role of ports in global supply chains, and an examination of strategic topics such as port management, governance, performance, hinterlands and the port-city relationship.
In its second part, the book examines operational aspects of maritime, port and land networks. A range of topics are explored, such as liner networks, finance and business models, port-industrial clusters, container terminals, intermodality/synchromodality, handling and warehousing.
In its final section, the book provides insights into key issues of port development and management, from security, sustainability, innovation strategies, transition management to labour issues.
Drawing on a variety of global case studies, theoretical insights are supplemented with real world and best practice examples, this book will be of interest to advanced undergraduates, postgraduates, scholars and professionals interested in maritime studies, transport studies, economics and geography.

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