Future Challenges for the Port and Shipping Sector

1st Edition

Hilde Meersman, Eddy Van De Voorde, Thierry Vanelslander

Informa Law from Routledge
Published December 30, 2008
Reference - 208 Pages
ISBN 9781843117711 - CAT# H100431
Series: The Grammenos Library

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Future Challenges for the Port and Shipping Sector discusses the issues that most influence the future of the maritime and port industries. Important topics covered in this book include:

  • Maritime trade, future trade flows, evolutions in international trade, shipping capacity and demand
  • Developments in ship construction and their economic consequences
  • Future developments in ports: technology and economics
  • The future role of port authorities
  • The future development in ports
  • Financial developments

This book looks at shipping from an holistic point of view and will be especially compelling in these challenging times.


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