A Review of the Literature of Green Ports and Maritime Logistics

  • Hoda DavarzaniEmail author
  • Behnam Fahimnia
  • Michael G. H. Bell
  • Joseph Sarkis
Part of the Greening of Industry Networks Studies book series (GINS, volume 4)


Port operations and maritime logistics represent major sources of air pollution. Given the recent greening initiatives and developments in this area and correspondingly a geometric growth in the number of academic publications, this chapter aims to (a) provide some statistics of the key journals, authors and institutions that have contributed to the field, and (b) identify the primary research topics investigated. The proposed literature classification and analysis can help interested researchers and students establish their research agendas in this emerging area of study and investigation.


Green Port Maritime logistics Environmental sustainability Literature review Bibliometric analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hoda Davarzani
    • 1
    Email author
  • Behnam Fahimnia
    • 2
  • Michael G. H. Bell
    • 2
  • Joseph Sarkis
    • 3
  1. 1.Discipline of Business AnalyticsThe University of Sydney Business School, The University of SydneySydneyAustralia
  2. 2.Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies, The University of Sydney Business SchoolThe University of SydneySydneyAustralia
  3. 3.Foisie School of BusinessWorcester Polytechnic InstituteWorcesterUSA

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