Maritime Business Review


Operations and Logistics Management

Table Of Contents: Volume 4 Issue 1

Sources of efficiency changes at Asian container ports

Xiyi Yang, Tsz Leung Yip

This study aims to investigate the efficiency changes of 23 major Asian container ports for the period from 2000 to 2007. In addition to assess the general trend, it also…

How to achieve less emissions from freight transport in Sweden

Inge Vierth, Rune Karlsson, Tobias Linde, Kevin Cullinane

For the case of Sweden, this paper aims to determine how a range of different infrastructure fees and taxes influences modal split, port throughputs, air emissions…

Abiding by the rules?

Thea Freese, Michael Gille, John Struthers

Increased political measures to protect the marine environment addresses a shipping industry characterised by strained financial resources, excess supply of capacity and…

Targeting the reduction of shipping emissions to air

Anastasia Christodoulou, Marta Gonzalez-Aregall, Tobias Linde, Inge Vierth, Kevin Cullinane

The purpose of this paper is to identify and classify the various initiatives developed and implemented across the globe for the abatement of maritime air emissions.

Business process management in the port sector: a literature review

Periklis Saragiotis

This paper aims to review the application of business process management (BPM) in the port sector. Its objective is to understand whether BPM principles are applied in the…

Safety of container ship (un)loading operations in the Port of Antwerp

Thibaut Van Zwijnsvoorde, Marc Vantorre, Katrien Eloot, Stefaan Ides

Economies of scale drive container ship owners towards ordering larger vessels. Terminals need to ensure a safe (un)loading operation of these vessels, which can only be…

Optimal re-allocation of mooring areas for yachts

Shuaian Wang, Ran Yan, Lingxiao Wu, Dong Yang

The purpose of this study is to propose a mathematical optimization model to solve the yacht mooring area re-allocation problem (YMARP). The objective of the problem is to…