Challenges for Maritime Transport in the Era of Globalization

Maritime transport industry develops according to specific tendencies having an impact on port infrastructures and superstructures. First of all there is the economy’s tendency to transport more cargo with low costs in a developed liberalization context, during a shorter period of time in a market environment more open towards competitiveness. Secondly, there is the technological development tendency having the same objective, that of a higher productivity by increasing ships’ dimensions, higher speed, low transport costs as well as reaching objectives concerning environment protection by reducing risks and consequences following accidents or by reducing the impact that maritime industry has over environment.


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  • Accession Number: 01523464
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 24 2014 10:28AM