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Asian Container Ports

Development, Competition and Co-operation

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About this book

This book applies an overarching theme of 'Development, Competition and Co-operation' to container ports in Asia. Major trends are identified and concrete examples offer insights into the nature of relationships between the main ports in the region. It aids understanding of port development within the context of Asian trade and economic growth.


'I found it informative, interesting and for the most part very easy to digest. I learned much from it and would recommend it to all serious Maritime Studies students and practitioners.' - Professor Patrick Alderton, Maritime Policy Management

'An authoritative account, certainly, well referenced and with an absolute wealth of well-presented information and reader-friendly indexing. Most enlightening.' - Matthew Winter, Logistics& Transport Focus

About the authors

TAO CHEN Associate Professor, Department of Shipping and Logistics Management, Kai Nan University, Taiwan SAM-HYUN CHO Research Fellow, Busan Development Institute, Korea YUN-SU HUR Research Fellow, Busan Development Institute, Korea HAJIME INAMURA Department of Civil Engineering, Graduate School of Information Sciences, Japan KAZUHIKO ISHIGURO Assistant Professor, Faculty of Maritime Sciences, Japan CHOON HENG LEONG Assistany Professor, Malaysia University of Sciences and Technology, Malaysia DANIEL OLIVER, Researcher, Department of Geography, The University of Hong Kong DONG-KEUN RYOO Assistant Professor, Division of Shipping Management, Korea Maritime University, Korea RYUICHI SHIBSAKI Researcher, National Institute for Land and Infrastructure Management, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Japan BING-LIANG SONG School of Economics and Management, Shanghai Maritime University, China JOSE TONGZON Associate Professor, Department of Economics, National University of Singapore JAMES WANG Associate Professor, Department of Geography, The University of Hong Kong PETER WONG, Lecturer, Department of Logistics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University GI-TAE YEO, Researcher, International Shipping and Logistics Division, University of Plymouth Business School, United Kingdom

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Asian Container Ports

  • Book Subtitle: Development, Competition and Co-operation

  • Editors: K. Cullinane

  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan London

  • eBook Packages: History (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2007

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-230-00195-4Published: 28 November 2006

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XVI, 247

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