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Port Competition

Adolf Ng

ISBN 10: 363916766X / ISBN 13: 9783639167665
Published by VDM Verlag
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368 pages. Dimensions: 8.4in. x 5.9in. x 1.1in.Through investigating the container transhipment industry along the Hamburg-Le Havre range in North Europe, this book discusses the theory and practice of port competition. Apart from providing a theoretical framework to future port research, this book identifies the major factors affecting port attractiveness, assesses port choice behaviour, investigates current port competitiveness and forecasts their future prospects within the market. This book argues that the key for ports to sustain competitiveness does not only depend on ports administrative system, but also how it executes the system and makes things work. It is believed that this book offers significant insight on the relations between port service suppliers and users, as well as a valuable reference to efficient port strategic management. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783639167665

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Title: Port Competition

Publisher: VDM Verlag

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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Through investigating the container transhipment industry along the Hamburg-Le Havre range in North Europe, this book discusses the theory and practice of port competition. Apart from providing a theoretical framework to future port research, this book identifies the major factors affecting port attractiveness, assesses port choice behaviour, investigates current port competitiveness and forecasts their future prospects within the market. This book argues that the key for ports to sustain competitiveness does not only depend on port?s administrative system, but also how it executes the system and makes things work. It is believed that this book offers significant insight on the relations between port service suppliers and users, as well as a valuable reference to efficient port strategic management.

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Adolf Ng is Assistant Professor at the Department of Logistics & Maritime Studies, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Obtained his DPhil from University of Oxford, his research interests include port governance, competition & security. He is the Chairman of The International Forum on Shipping, Ports & Airports (IFSPA) 2008 and 2009.

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