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April 12th, 2011
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A new study entitled The Financialisation of the Port and terminal Industry: Revisiting Risk and Embeddedness, co-authored by the members of the portEconomics team Jean-Paul Rodrigue, Theo Notteboom  and Thanos Pallis, is now published in the latest issue of the scholarly Journal Maritime Policy and Management (vol 38 (2), pp. 191 - 213). The paper explores the evolving relationship between the port and terminal industry and the financial sector. Since the financial industry has taken an active role in global economic affairs,...
January 14th, 2011
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PortEconomics members contribute in the book "Integrating Seaports and Trade Corridors" co-edited by Hall, P., Mc Calla, R., Comtois, C., Slack, B.  The book, published by  Ashgate (ISBN 978-1-4094-0401-9), examines the importance of the seaports and the corridors which connects them, for the international trade and the world economy. ENPOS members Theo Notteboom, Jean-Paul Rodrigue, Thanos Pallis and Thomas Vitsounis contributed with three chapters. Theo Notteboom and Jean-Paul Rodrigue (along with G. De Monie) co-authored two chapters....
January 14th, 2011
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PortEconomics members Thanos Pallis and George Vaggelas delivered a presentation on 4Ps (Public Private Partnerships in Ports): A Research Agenda  at the Symposium "Public Private Partnerships in Transport: Trends and Theory Research Roadmap". The Symposium was organised in Lisbon (January 13-15) under the EU funded P3T3 COST Action (Public Private Partnerships in Transport: Trends & Theory) in which ENPOS members have an active role. The presentation identifies research gaps and by proposes specific research issues related to...
December 13th, 2010
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PortEconomics members and associate members were involved in a large number of papers which were presented at  the Asian Logistics Round Table 2010 Conference and Meeting (ALRT 2010) which took place in Antwerp on 2-3 December 2010. The studies to be published in an edited book in late January/early February 2011: SHOU, C., NG, K.Y., PALLIS, A., Transport node governance in a changing world: the institutional reform of Tianjin port - VEENSTRA, A., NOTTEBOOM, T., The development of the Yangtze River Container Ports System DE COSTER,...
December 12th, 2010
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December 2010: The port study "The Financialisation of the Port and Terminal Industry: Revisiting risk and embeddedness", conducted by Jean-Paul Rodrigue (Hofstra University, US), Theo Notteboom (ITMMA-University of Antwerp) and Athanasios Pallis (STT-University of the Aegean) will be published in a forthcoming issue of Maritime Policy and Management, the flagship journal of international shipping and port research. The study explores the evolving relationship between the port and terminal industry and the financial sector. Since the...
December 6th, 2010
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December 2010: Inland Navigation Europe (INE) co-organized a large conference on barge transportation in a multimodal perspective in Brussels on 30 November -1 December 2010. December 2010: Inland Navigation Europe (INE) co-organized a large conference on barge transportation in a multimodal perspective in Brussels on 30 November -1 December 2010. December 2010: Inland Navigation Europe (INE) co-organized a large conference on barge transportation in a multimodal perspective in Brussels on 30 November -1 December 2010. The ‘Barge to...
November 24th, 2010
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November 2010: PortEconomics member Thanos Pallis was among the speakers at the  CEMTPP Marine Transportation Lecture Series having the theme Port Financing in the Post-Financial Crisis: Funding the infrastructures that support globalization, that was held at Columbia University, New York, on November 12, 2010 . The event was organized by the Center for Energy, Marine Transportation and Public Policy, Columbia University, NY, in cooperation with NYMAR and The Transportation Committee of the New York State Bar Association, International...
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