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December 20th, 2012
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PortEconomics member George Vaggelas contributed to the 56th issue of the Port Technology International magazine with an article examining the new investment era of the Port of Thessaloniki, in Greece. Radical changes in the world economy, and consequently in global transport systems, have altered the operational, organisational and, in some cases, ownership status of the port industry. Ports have become a capital intensive competitive industry, playing a crucial role in world trade, and by extension, in the world economy. In the case...
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 24th, 2012
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By George Vaggelas The economic crisis and the implications on the Greek port system, as well as the ways leading to port survival, are the themes of a press article by PortEconomics member George Vaggelas published at the metaforespress.gr, a website exclusively dedicated to the Greek transport industry. Based on the economic situation of Greece, the majority of Greek ports face reduced throughput and a detorioration of their financial results. George suggests five pillars in order to overcome these difficulties. The first...
May 19th, 2011
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Port Technology International publishes three articles co-authored by the PortEconomics co-director Theo Notteboom and the associate member Jean-Paul Rodrigue, who express their views on "Dry ports and the maritime hinterland: Gaining momentum"  and, in two parts, on "Global networks in the container terminal operating industry".
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