Maritime Business Review


Operations and Logistics Management

Table Of Contents: Volume 1 Issue 3

An empirical model for assessing the effect of ports’ and hinterlands’ characteristics on homeports’ potential

Spyros Niavis, Georgios Vaggelas

The significant benefits associated with cruise tourism have mobilized port industry, as progressively, a large number of ports are developing cruise operations. Although…

Evaluating the use of alternative maritime power in Taiwan

Chung-Shan Yang

The purpose of this study is to empirically evaluate the impacts of institutional pressures on the use of alternative maritime power (AMP) and which in turn enhance…

The application of personality traits model on the freight forwarding service industry

Kuo-Chung Shang, Ching-Cheng Chao, Taih-Cherng Lirn

The purpose of this study aims to investigate the relationship between employees’ personality traits and their job performances (including task performance and contextual…

The application of the verified gross mass rules in Hong Kong

Sik Kwan Tai

The purpose of this paper is to examine the implementation of the verified gross mass (VGM) rules in Hong Kong.

Risks in emerging markets: logistics services in the Mediterranean region

Amir Moslemi, Olli-Pekka Hilmola, Jyri Vilko

This study aims to explore and analyzes the risk factors in container shipping and logistics services using a dual perspective. The authors gather data not only from…