CONTAINERISATION AND THE DEVELOPING WORLD

The proceedings of an international conference on the growth of containerization and its impact on the economies of developing countries. Contents of the full verbatim report include: The opening address: World trade, shipping and containerisation in the 1980's; Containerisation for the developing world-benefits and problems: the case of Brazil; International developments in multimodal transport and shipping; Funding new container systems-the finance of transportation projects in developing countries; The suitability of the containership for the carriage of primary products; Adapting a fleet to the box-In the context of changing trade patterns and trade environment and in relation to the developing world; Economic container handling-alternatives to the capital-intensive approach of the OECD countries; A container terminal and its role in a developing economy-transshipment and the concept of the "Free Zone"; China's container transport in international seaborne trade; The back-up facilities for containerisation-an important link in the system; The forwarders role in developing containerisation; The customs service-the problems of adapting it to containers; Dock labour and containerisation-the training of new skills; A shipper's perspective; and The future of containerisation.

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    National Magazine House

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  • Publication Date: 1981

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  • Accession Number: 00330324
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 21 1981 12:00AM