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By Ek Peng Chew, Loo Hay Lee, Loon Ching Tang

This well timed e-book discusses the new advancements in maritime logistics, an incredible really good region for the worldwide economic climate. It contains matters comparable to the new fiscal concern, port pageant and improvement, and gives insights and developments in terms of those matters. inclusive of well known researchers world wide, the first target of the ebook identifies a number of the new difficulties and demanding situations confronted and leading edge ideas to handle those difficulties

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3 million TEUs annually. 2 percent in 2008. , increased portion of service industry), (iii) loss of competitive advantage in traditional labor intensive light industries, and (iv) failure to induce newly emerging high technology capital intensive industries. The author also suggested that Korea should capitalize on the underdeveloped logistics sector, so as to create more value-add through implementations of multimodal transportation systems, technology and management know-how that drives the growth of ports.

For load centers that depend on their intermediacy for cargo traffic, their positions are highly dependent on the ever changing service networks of shipping lines service network. , 2001] asserted that global carriers and forwarders challenge a port’s capacity to influence goods flow and that ports can no longer expect to attract cargo simply because that are natural gateways to rich hinterlands. , 1985] and subsequently by [Carbone and De Martino, 2003]. With regards to the challenge from peripheral ports, spatial expansion on new sites may be brought about by two seemingly different factors.

The intermodal (or multimodal) networks in EU and US have been explored in [Caramia and Guerriero, 2009]. However, these models developed in the contexts of the EU or US may not effective in Asia because the regional patterns of market concentrations and/or logistic chains in Asia are fundamentally different from EU and US. In North America, markets are concentrated in east and west coast districts. These, the coastal cities, which are port cities at the same time, are connected by highway. In Western Europe, the Europe continent forms the hinterland, where markets are concentrated and linked to ports cities around the boundaries.

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