The evolving role of EU seaports in global maritime logistics – capacities, challenges and strategies

15-05-2008

The market environment for seaborne trade has changed considerably within the last 15 years. Globalisation, off-shoring and the unprecedented growth of containerisation have led to changes in maritime transport and logistics chains. This study aims at explaining the impact of these developments on seaports and at formulating recommendations for the European Parliament.

The market environment for seaborne trade has changed considerably within the last 15 years. Globalisation, off-shoring and the unprecedented growth of containerisation have led to changes in maritime transport and logistics chains. This study aims at explaining the impact of these developments on seaports and at formulating recommendations for the European Parliament.

Ekstern forfatter

Karel Vanroye and Bart Van Mol (Buck Consultants International)