Edited by Gordon Wilmsmeier and Jason Monios
This multidisciplinary book delivers a unique collection of well-considered, empirically rich and critical contributions on maritime transport geographies. It covers a wide range of markets and territories as well as institutional, environmental and future issues.
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- Geographies of Maritime Transport
- Editors and contributors
- Chapter 1: Geographies of maritime transport
- Chapter 2: The geography of maritime trade: globalisation and beyond
- Chapter 3: GDP and international seaborne trade: past trends, present breaks and future directions
- Chapter 4: Geography versus topology in the evolution of the global container shipping network (1977–2016)
- Chapter 5: The geography of commodity flows: the bulk sector
- Chapter 6: Commodity supply networks as complex adaptive systems: how commodity and freight markets respond to a supply shock
- Chapter 7: The Panama and Suez Canals: re-engineered to be competitive
- Chapter 8: Belts and Roads: The geopolitics and transport geography of the China–European seaborne trade
- Chapter 9: Short-distance maritime geographies: short sea shipping, RoRo, feeder and inter-island transport
- Chapter 10: Transport on international rivers: a model of governance for the commons?
- Chapter 11: The changing geography of cruise shipping
- Chapter 12: Container shipping: beyond the era of maturity?
- Chapter 13: Is there a case for state ownership in ports and shipping?
- Chapter 14: Financial operators in port infrastructures: typologies, objectives and global strategies
- Chapter 15: Development models and policies for maritime clusters
- Chapter 16: Attractiveness of port-centric advanced logistics clusters
- Chapter 17: Assessing the strategic role of inland ports in urban freight policy: an application to the port of Brussels
- Chapter 18: International shipping and climate change: policy responses and implications for the maritime industry
- Chapter 19: Shipping and the environment: how environmental challenges impact on the shipping network
- Chapter 20: Arctic sea routes: a new geography for shipping
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