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The theoretical and statistical frameworks of container trade analysis in shipping industry based on SSMR reports

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Sayehbani, M and Pourahmadi, M and Emad, GR, The theoretical and statistical frameworks of container trade analysis in shipping industry based on SSMR reports, Proceedings of the 17th marine industries conference (MIC2015), 22-25 December 2015, Kish Island, Iran, pp. 1-7. (2015) [Refereed Conference Paper]


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Abstract

Increase in container trade volume requires building a structural and management strategy for ports and terminal which aims at increasing the portsí efficiency and reducing the stoppage time of container ships. The emergence of new global economy has led to great proliferation of container trades volume. According to the statistics published by UN Infrastructure Services Unit (ISL), the eastern Asian countries played the most important role in increasing the container traffic worldwide and Iran needs to develop and equip its container ports in order to gain a competitive advantage and economic growth in the region. The current study aimed to by investigating the effects of container shipping, provide a outlook of container shipping industry in Persian Gulf region. Also, it proceeds by assessing the theoretical and statistic frameworks based on SSMR1ís information and analyzing the ever-growing container trade.

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Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:ports, container, efficiency of container terminals, logistics
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Education systems
Research Field:Higher education
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Schools and learning environments
Objective Field:Schools and learning environments not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Emad, GR (Dr Reza Emad)
ID Code:124879
Year Published:2015
Deposited By:Seafaring
Deposited On:2018-03-15
Last Modified:2018-04-04
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