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Toward sustainable national shipping: a comparative analysis


Nguyen, H-O and Nikolova, N and Tenekedjiev, K, Toward sustainable national shipping: a comparative analysis, Proceedings of the International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU) Conference, 30 October-1 November 2019, Tokyo, Japan, pp. 218-225. ISSN 2706-6762 (2019) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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This study aims to analyse the relationship between national shipping and various factors and its relevance to the blue economy. The analysis using data of 84 countries has found the strong effect of shipping building, international trade and registration on the size of national fleets. In addition, all else being the same, top oil exporting countries and open registry countries have stronger fleet than the other countries. While tourism and fisheries are known to be important contributors to the blue economy, they do not have a significant effect on national shipping. This could be due to the fact that relationships between these sectors have yet been significant. The comparison of sustainable (weighted) ranking and weighted rankings show very significant differences between these. The former is more in favour of countries with a significant maritime industry.

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Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:national shipping, statistics, analysis
Research Division:Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Research Group:Transportation, logistics and supply chains
Research Field:Transportation, logistics and supply chains not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Transport
Objective Group:Water transport
Objective Field:International sea freight transport (excl. live animals, food products and liquefied gas)
UTAS Author:Nguyen, H-O (Associate Professor Oanh Nguyen)
UTAS Author:Nikolova, N (Professor Nataliya Nikolova)
UTAS Author:Tenekedjiev, K (Professor Kiril Tenekedjiev)
ID Code:135995
Year Published:2019
Deposited By:Maritime and Logistics Management
Deposited On:2019-11-25
Last Modified:2020-01-30

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