Presentations

July 26th, 2013
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Turkey's potential on becoming a cruise hub for the East Mediterranean Region, and in particular the potential of Istanbul is the theme of the port study presented by PortEconomics member Michael Dooms along with Oguz Bagis during the annual conference of the International Association of Maritime Economists - IAME 2013, that was held in Marseilles, France. Cruise lines seek for new markets in order to accommodate the growing demand for cruise tourism. In this context, East Mediterranean and Black sea ports would be alternatives to the...
July 23rd, 2013
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PortEconomics members Peter de Langen and Larissa van der Lugt, along with Lorike Hagdorm presented their latest research on "Beyond landlord: Typologies of port authorities strategies", during the annual conference of the International Association of Maritime Economists - IAME 2013, that was held in Marseilles, France. Port authorities are redefining their goals and strategic scope. Research applying a strategic management perspective on port authorities is limited and mostly consists of specific case studies or comparative analysis of...
July 11th, 2013
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"Internationalization" as a prospect and challenge has been the focus of the discussions on port authority strategies during the 11th Port Performance Research Network (PPRN) that met in Marseilles, France on Tuesday, 2 July 2013. PortEconomics member Michael Dooms and associate nembers Larissa van der Lugt and Francesco Parola presented to PPRN members the themes of a research agenda on port authorities strategies focusing, among others, on the following key themes: What does a port authority strategy look like? How does a port...
July 7th, 2013
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Cruise ports and the development of a related research agenda have been at the core of the discussions during the 11th Port Performance Research Network (PPRN) that met in Marseilles France. Looking 'beyond the box', PortEconomics members Thanos Pallis and Jean-Paul Rodrigue presented to PPRN members the themes of a research agenda focusing on cruise ports that initiated a discussion and great interest in developing several research initiatives. The cruise shipping industry has witnessed uninterrupted growth over the last 30 years to...
June 25th, 2013
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Maritime Policy & Management, the flagship journal of maritime economists celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. To celebrate this occasion, Chung Ang University in Seoul (host of the Journal) organized an academic conference inviting distinguished scholars to review past and future developments in shipping and port research.  PortEconomics could not miss the celebration, with members of the team invited to give knowledgeable insights of the contribution of the Journal. PortEconomics associate member Adolf Ng developed the...
June 24th, 2013
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The flagship journal Maritime Policy & Management celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. To celebrate this occasion, Chung Ang University in Seoul (host of the Journal) organized an academic conference inviting distinguished scholars to review past and future developments in shipping and port research.  PortEconomics could not miss the celebration, with members of the team invited to give knowledgeable insights of the contribution of the Journal. PortEconomics team members Theo Notteboom, Thanos Pallis, Peter de Langen and Aimilia...
May 31st, 2013
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International strategies of port authorities were the theme of an interactive session of the ESPO Conference 2013 in Varna which panel included PortEconomics member Michaël Dooms and moderated by PortEconomics ass member Larissa van der Lugt. They were joined by the director of Port of Rotterdam International, Mr. Roger Clasquin, and the CEO of Port of Antwerp International, Gunther Ginckels, who presented both port authorities' vision, strategy and projects on international development. Prof. Elisaveta Kalinova provided a local...
May 27th, 2013
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PortEconomics cellebrated the European Maritme day 2013, which was established in May 2008 by the European Commission and gives the opportunities for activities promoting the martime sector. PortEconomics co-director, and MedCruise secretary general, Thanos Pallis discussed the potential of the cruise sector in Greece, presenting a study entitled 'Greek Ports & Cruise: An opportunity to benefit the Greek economy' during the Conference "European Maritime Week: Current Trends and Challenges Ahead" that organised by the Jean Monnet...
April 16th, 2013
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PortEconomics member Pierre Cariou delivered a presentation (in French) as invited speaker during "Les Journées Neptune", an international event aimed to provide an overview of multidisciplinary research which was organized by the University of Toulon (France) in April, 9th. Pierre participated in the session "Urban Coast and Mediterranean Sea Areas", organised by Nicolas Peridy and Gabriel Figueiredo de Oliveira of the Laboratory of Applied Economy for Development (LEAD). Pierre gave a speech titled "The effectiveness of a European Speed...
April 16th, 2013
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PortEconomics associate member Francesco Parola delivered a presentation (in French) as invited speaker during "Les Journées Neptune", an international event aimed to provide an overview of multidisciplinary research which was organized by the University of Toulon (France) in April, 9th. Francesco participated in the session "Urban Coast and Mediterranean Sea Areas", organised by Nicolas Peridy and Gabriel Figueiredo de Oliveira of the Laboratory of Applied Economy for Development (LEAD). Francesco gave a speech titled "Mediterranean ports...
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