Maritime Business Review: Volume 7 Issue 4


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The durability of economic indicators in container shipping demand: a case study of East Asia–US container transport

Tomoya Kawasaki, Takuma Matsuda, Yui-yip Lau, Xiaowen Fu

In the maritime industry, it is vital to have a reliable forecast of container shipping demand. Although indicators of economic conditions have been used in modeling…

Uncovering the impact of COVID-19 on shipping and logistics

Enna Hirata, Takuma Matsuda

This research aims to uncover coronavirus disease 2019’s (COVID-19's) impact on shipping and logistics using Internet articles as the source.


Monopoly in the container shipping market: an econometric approach

Takuma Matsuda, Enna Hirata, Tomoya Kawasaki

Since the 2010s, market conditions for container shipping companies have been deteriorating owing to decreasing container cargo trade and increasing supply capacity. This…


Analyzing the international connectivity of the major container ports in Northeast Asia

Phong Nha Nguyen, Hwayoung Kim

This study aims to identify the characteristics of the maritime shipping network in Northeast Asia as well as compare the level of port connectivity among these container…

Predicting African trade considering uncertainty by scenario planning

Ryuichi Shibasaki, Masahiro Abe, Wataru Sato, Naoki Otani, Atsushi Nakagawa, Hitoshi Onodera

This study predicts the growth of Africa's international trade from 2011 to 2040 by accounting for the uncertainties in the continent.

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