Maritime Business Review: Volume 7 Issue 3 , Open Access


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The concept of the cruise supply chain and its characteristics: an empirical study of China's cruise industry

Jingen Zhou, Shu-Ling (Peggy) Chen, Wenming (Wendy) Shi

The cruise industry has witnessed steady growth, with passenger volume increasing from 17.8 million in 2009 to 30 million in 2019. In the context of global competition and an…


Enhancing productivity of ship chandlers’ trucks at the port for sustainability

Muhammad Syafiq Essi, Yingsi Chen, Hui Shan Loh, Yimiao Gu

Ship chandlers’ trucks are now facing challenges owing to their job characteristics, which will lead to low productivity of trucks, congestions and pollutions at the port. The aim…


Optimization of fleet structure and investment evaluation – the cargo owner's fleet perspective

Zhihong Jin, Xiaohan Wang, Jiaqing Sun, Qi Xu

Energy groups are cargo owners with large amounts of energy sources (such as coal) to transport. To achieve a satisfactory tradeoff between the reliability requirements of the sea…


System-based barriers for seaports in contributing to Sustainable Development Goals

Hansini Charupraba Katuwawala, Yapa Mahinda Bandara

The main purpose of this paper is to identify the reasons for the stagnant behaviour of seaports contributing towards Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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