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July 13th, 2021
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The 2nd CCAPPTIA Conference Conference has successfully taken place on 28-30 June 2021. CCAPPTIA is an international forum that brings together leading experts, stakeholders, and right holders from academia, government, industry, consultants, interest groups, and community groups in addressing the challenges and opportunities posed by climate change and the Arctic. It strives to consolidate and coordinate global research and development activities related to strategy and policy implementation under the context of climate adaptation...
January 13th, 2021
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KEDGE Business School seeks to fill a PhD position for its Centre of Excellence in Supply Chain (CESIT). The selected candidate will perform an economic and political analysis of the implementation of Emission Control Areas (ECAs), focusing on French ports and the Mediterranean Sea.  KEDGE Business School is a vibrant business school with four campuses in France (Paris, Bordeaux, Marseille and Toulon), two in China (Shanghai and Suzhou) and one in Africa (Dakar). KEDGE Business School offers an international environment,...
November 19th, 2020
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Call for papers for a special issue of Maritime Economics & Logistics Disruptions caused by economic shocks test the resilience and adaptability of shipping, ports, and related supply chains. Unexpected events spanning economic crises, political events, natural disasters, cybersecurity incidents, and health crises, challenge the integrity and the well-functioning of shipping, ports, and terminals, and multiply the risks across extended supply chains. The disruptions caused by either external or internal shocks put pressure on the...
October 6th, 2020
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PortEconomics co-director Peter de Langen provides a  course in Port Economics, implemented by Lloyd’s Maritime Academy – and PortEconomics offers its readers the opportunity to register at a discount fee. Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Certificate in Port Economics is an introduction into the key issues involved in port economics, industry trends, pricing challenges and its investment scenarios. The course has been specially designed to aid professionals in understanding the value of ports and their role in the economy. Led by...
June 17th, 2020
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Scientific contribution and election of PorEconomics members at Presidency and Council re-confirm the leading role of PortEconomics in shaping maritime studies and research PortEconomics members have actively participated at the 28th Annual Conference of the Intrenational Association of Maritime Economist (IAME) that was held last week.  This was the first-ever online-only conference of IAME and was organized by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (HKPolU). A number of PortEconomics members presented their latest studies, with...
April 23rd, 2020
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The new book by PortEconomics member Peter de Langen, Towards a Better Port Industry provides professionals in freight transport and maritime logistics, and specifically the port industry, as well as students in these fields, with a better conceptual understanding of the port industry. It includes key insights and best practices for port management and development, and an overview of new trends and developments relevant for developing winning strategies. After an introduction, Chapter 2 offers a new perspective on port governance, in which...
April 22nd, 2020
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Edited by PortEconomics members Gordon Wilmsmeier and Jason Monios the new multidisciplinary book under the title "Geographies of maritime transport: transport, mobilities and spatial space", delivers a unique collection of well-considered, empirically rich and critical contributions on maritime transport geographies. It covers a wide range of markets and territories as well as institutional, environmental and future issues.  Maritime transport is a constantly evolving critical transport mode, thoroughly explored in this timely book from...
April 19th, 2020
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The mobility of passengers and freight is fundamental to economic and social activities such as commuting, manufacturing, distributing goods, or supplying energy. Each movement has a purpose, an origin, a potential set of intermediate locations, and a destination. Mobility is supported and driven by transport systems which are composed of infrastructures, modes and terminals. They enable individuals, institutions, corporations, regions and nations to interact and assume economic, social, cultural or political activities. Understanding how...
April 11th, 2020
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Are you a port professional interested in shaping the future of ports? We have the pleasure to invite you to participate in our Global Survey on Port Governance. The study - developed by a research team at Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia and University of the Aegean, Greece - has two purposes: a) to analyse the current structure and functions of port governance around the globe, b) to provide the foundations for discussions of future port governance models. The questionnaire is divided into seven (7) sections. Each section...
April 3rd, 2020
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With the green dimension being a vital component of cruising, PortEconomics members Giovanni Satta and Francesco Parola are conducting research on the purchasing behavior of the cruiser concerning "green products". You are kindly invited to follow the link and take part in the survey via an online questionnaire. It will take no more than 6-7 minutes and your input is really valuable on deepening scientific knowledge on this issue. For any further information, you might contact: Giovanni Satta, ([email protected])...
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