This article examines the basic trade-offs involved in port planning: more berths, higher costs for the port authority - lower costs for shipowners; fewer berths, lower costs for the port authority - higher costs for shipowners. Additionally, the articles touches on such points as containerisation and port capacity; lighterage as an alternative to additional berths; and the distribution of the benefits from a port projects.

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    London School of Economics and Political Science

    Houghton Street, Aldwych
    London WC2A 2AE,   England 
  • Authors:
    • de Weille, J
    • Ray, A
  • Publication Date: 1974-9

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  • Accession Number: 00148478
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: University of New South Wales
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 23 1977 12:00AM