Maritime Business Review: Volume 3 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: Shipping business strategy and risk management

Guest Editors: Emrah Bulut, Okan Duru, T.L. Yip

Shipbuilding and economic cycles: a non-linear econometric approach

Claudio Ferrari, Malvina Marchese, Alessio Tei

Economic studies have always underlined the cyclical trends of many industries and their different relations to the macro-economic cycles. Shipping is one of those…

Testing for the burst of bubbles in dry bulk shipping market using log periodic power law model

Shun Chen, Shiyuan Zheng, Hilde Meersman

The occurrence and unpredictability of speculative bubbles on financial markets, and their accompanying crashes, have confounded economists and economic historians…

A game theory application of a cruise value chain – the case of China

Grace W.Y. Wang, Qingcheng Zeng, Chenrui Qu, Joan Mileski

Regardless of the facts showing a booming Chinese cruise market, cruise operations in China are very different from the current practices of the two major cruise markets …

Competitive intensity and inefficiency in European container ports: An empirical investigation using SFA

Axel Merkel

The purpose of this paper is to empirically examine the relationship between intensity of competition and technical efficiency of large European container ports…

Prioritizing operational risks in container shipping systems by using cognitive assessment technique

Son Nguyen, HaiYan Wang

This paper aims to propose a technique based on cognitive assessments to quantify identified operational risks from the perspective of container shipping or logistics…