Port Competition

  • Xufan ZhangEmail author
  • Michael Roe


In this chapter, port competition and various competitiveness determinants will be presented and discussed, including port selection, port efficiency, port service and other related issues. Moreover, maritime transportation is fundamental to global trade which is influenced by political activities. The shipping industry is closely affected by the political economy which will be assessed to lay a foundation for this abductive research and its interpretation to follow.


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  1. 1.Department of LogisticsBeijing WuZi UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.Graduate School of ManagementPlymouth UniversityPlymouthUK

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