Maritime Business Review: Volume 4 Issue 2


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Measurement of port performance from users’ perspective

George K. Vaggelas

Going beyond the usual approach of measuring port performance – focusing on the efficiency of port operations – this paper aims to look into shipping lines and other port…


The role of standardisation in European intermodal transportation

Amir Gharehgozli, Henk de Vries, Stephan Decrauw

This paper aims to study the function of standardisation in intermodal transport. It identifies where standardisation helps to improve intermodal transport, who is active…


Maritime Cluster Attractiveness Index

Ioannis Lagoudis, Eleftherios M. Madentzoglou, Ioannis N. Theotokas, Tsz Leung Yip

The role of clusters in the development and growth of local and national economies has been extensively studied and discussed in global literature. Different methodologies…


Legal liability for container security

Girish Gujar, Sik Kwan Tai

It is commonly known that numerous incidents of container security failure are detected on a daily basis for which nobody is held legally liable. This state of affairs is…

The enforcement of the global sulfur cap in maritime transport

Dimitra Topali, Harilaos N. Psaraftis

The International Maritime Organization has decided that as of 1.1.2020, SOx content in a ship’s emissions should be no more than 0.5 per cent. The purpose of this paper…


China–Pakistan economic corridor and maritime security collaboration: A growing bilateral interests

Yen-Chiang Chang, Mehran Idris Khan

This study aims to explore why marine development and maritime security in Pakistan are significant and what the Chinese concerns are. Therefore, the objective of this…

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