Maritime Business Review


Operations and Logistics Management

Table Of Contents: Volume 2 Issue 3

Performance obligations for “revenue from contracts with customers” principle in the shipping industry

Okan Duru, Joan P. Mileski, Ergun Gunes

The aim of this paper is to investigate the gap between cost-based and time-based revenue recognition schemes in the accounting of ship-owning corporations, and to propose…

Growth in containership sizes to be stopped?

Ulrich Malchow

The increase of containership sizes driven by the need to create greater economies of scale seems to be an endless process. Vessels of more than 21,000 TEU are presently…

The role of Panama Canal in global shipping

Mariner Wang

The purpose of this study is to find out the future development of the Panama Canal after opening of the new waterway (third set of locks project), in terms of the change…

Evaluation of dry port implementation in Ghana

Kwame Owusu Kwateng, Archibald Donkoh, Abdul Samed Muntaka

Congestion at Ghana’s main seaports is a problem that has received much attention recently. This is as a result of continuous increase in containerized cargo. To increase…

Application of Bayesian networks in analysing tanker shipping bankruptcy risks

Grace W.Y. Wang, Zhisen Yang, Di Zhang, Anqiang Huang, Zaili Yang

This study aims to develop an assessment methodology using a Bayesian network (BN) to predict the failure probability of oil tanker shipping firms.

Internationalisation within liner shipping

Günter Prockl, Aseem Kinra, Herbert Kotzab

Container shipping is generally considered a global business. This truth may not hold from a single-company perspective. The companies’ physical operation networks show…

Are the new fuel-efficient bulkers a threat to the old fleet?

Jeroen Pruyn

The purpose of this paper is to investigate whether the headlined eco-bulkers ordered in 2012 and 2013 are posing a threat to the less-efficient ships ordered at the end…