By Ek Peng Chew, Loo Hay Lee, Loon Ching Tang
This well timed publication discusses the hot advancements in maritime logistics, a big really good zone for the worldwide economic climate. It contains concerns resembling the hot monetary difficulty, port festival and improvement, and offers insights and tendencies in terms of those matters. along with well known researchers around the globe, the first target of the e-book identifies a few of the new difficulties and demanding situations confronted and cutting edge recommendations to handle those difficulties
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Compared to river or upstream ports, ships can avoid the need for transiting through the long, narrow, inland waterways. , 1997] disputed the argument, noting that the increase in vessel capacity is accounted more by an increase in the beam of ships rather than a draught. The authors cited the continued success of Hamburg and Antwerp as evidence for the persistence of upstream ports. p In the light of Hayuth’s ﬁve-stage load-center model, [Wang, 1998] examined the development of the Hong Kong container port in a regional context.
1. Port location The location aspects of ports have received considerable attention. Before the introduction and development of containerization of highly eﬃcient June 28, 2011 16:39 9in x 6in Advances in Maritime Logistics & Supply . . m [Weigend, 1958] suggested that an ideal site for a port should have suﬃcient space for its operation, easy entrance, deep water, a small tidal range and a climate that will not hamper port operations at any time of the year. The roles of a port can be distinguished as that of a feeder port, regional or global hub port.
Frankel, 1987] and [Baird, 1996] supported Bird in their argument that the deeper waterso and the ocean locations of downstream ports allow the shipping lines to deploy their largest vessels and save sailing times and improve port turnaround time. Compared to river or upstream ports, ships can avoid the need for transiting through the long, narrow, inland waterways. , 1997] disputed the argument, noting that the increase in vessel capacity is accounted more by an increase in the beam of ships rather than a draught.
Advances in Maritime Logistics and Supply Chain Systems by Ek Peng Chew, Loo Hay Lee, Loon Ching Tang