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December 15th, 2012
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PortEconomics associated member Mary Brooks chaired the UNCTAD discussions on possible ways to measure and compare the performance of seaports,  during an Ad Hoc Expert Meeting on Assessing Port Performance that was held in Geneva on December 12, 20012. Mary also delivered a presentation on the measurement of port effectiveness  in port service delivery. More than 80 per cent of merchandise trade by volume is seaborne, and the share is even higher for most developing countries. In many cases, over 95 per cent of a developing...
September 26th, 2012
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PortEconomics followed the high-level Conference on European Ports Policy Review: "Unlocking the Growth Potential" (Brussels, 25-26 September 2012) and reports events, interventions, and all you want to know about the final second Conference day as unfolded:  Day-2: Wednesday 26 September 2012 Workshop on Port Performance and the Horizon 2020: PortEconomics co-directors Thanos Pallis and Theo Notteboom to offer their perspectives on the future of the European port policy, joined by Martijn van Dongen (Head of Business...
September 25th, 2012
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PortEconomics followed the high-level Conference on European Ports Policy Review: "Unlocking the Growth Potential" (Brussels, 25-26 September 2012) and reports events, interventions, and all you want to know about stakeholders views on the future of the European Port Poicy as happened: Day-1: Tuesday 25-September Opening (14h00): The high-level two days-Conference European Ports Policy Review: "Unlocking the Growth Potential" begins in Brussels (25-26 September 2012). More than 400 people are attending the event, representing...
September 8th, 2012
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The annual conference of the International Association of Maritime Εconomists-IAME 2012, that was held in Taipei, Taiwan provided to the PortEconomics team the opportunity to present the research they conducted over the last year. In total PortEconomics members presented 16 different port or port relate studies that progressed over the course of the last months, shaping research developments in the emerging research field of port economics, policy and management, as well as in port related studies. PortEconomics plans to extensively...
December 28th, 2011
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Porteconomics co-director Peter de Langen, who works at Port of Rotterdam Authority as well as Eindhoven University of Technology, developed a management case on the hinterland access challenge of Rotterdam. The case describes Port of Rotterdam Authority (PoR) and its challenge to contribute to cheap, efficient, sustainable and reliable hinterland transport. The students are asked to come up with suggestions for activities of Port of Rotterdam. The case has been done with students on bachelor (Fontys vocational university) as well as master...
November 26th, 2011
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Patrick Verhoeven PortEconomics associate member and Secretary General of the European Sea Port Organisation tweets the agenda of the ESPO Passenger Committee in Civitavecchia: city-port relations, passenger rights and border controls. More about the activities of the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) @ www.espo.be
November 26th, 2011
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PortEconomics associate member Dr. Michaël Dooms has won the 4th edition of the ‘Palgrave Macmillan Prize in Maritime Economics and Logistics (MEL)’ – a price awarded for PhD theses submitted and defended between July 2008 and June 2011. The prize was awarded after submission of the complete PhD thesis and an academic paper, followed by a procedure of peer review of thesis and paper by an academic panel of 14 eminent scholars in the field. Since 2002, this prestigious prize is awarded every 3 years to the best PhD theses, which have...
November 14th, 2011
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PortEconomics associate member Prof. Mary R. Brooks won the MEL Best Paper at the IAME (International Association of Maritime Economists) 2011 Conference, for the study: UNDERSTANDING MODE CHOICE DECISIONS: A STUDY OF AUSTRALIAN FREIGHT SHIPPERS. The prize was presented by Prof. Kevin Cullinane Edinburgh Napier University - TRI) and the study has been co-authored MARY R. BROOKS (Dalhousie University), SEAN M. PUCKETT, (US Dept. of Transportation, Volpe National Transportation Systems Ctr.); DAVID A. HENSHER (University of Sydney); and...
November 9th, 2011
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PortEconomics members presented a number of new port studies at IAME 2011 – the annual conference of the International Association of Maritime Economists, that took place in Santiago, Chile. In particular, the program included the following studies by the members of the PortEconomics team: Jacobs, W., De Langen, Peter W. and Notteboom, Theo E. (2011).  Institutional Plasticity and Path Dependence in Seaports: Interactions Between Institutions, Port Governance Reform and Port Authority Routines. Kaselimi, E., Notteboom, T.E. (2011), ...
October 24th, 2011
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The 9th Port Performance Research Network (PPRN) Meeting will be held in Santiago, Chile, on Tuesday 25th Ocotber 2011, the eve of the IAME 2011, at the headquarters of UNECLAC. The Port Performance Research Network (PPRN) is an informal network of maritime economists interested in issues of port policy. It was established at the IAME 2001 meeting in Hong Kong to undertake empirical testing of port governance and is currently coordinated by Mary R. Brooks and Thanos  Pallis. Since then, PPRN has met eight times, and its...
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