Background The implementation of the containers in the shipping sector was one of the major revolutions in the history of transportation, reducing the cost and increasing the speed of international trade and supporting the development of globalization. However, there are … Continue reading Container boxes: Old and new recipes to improve the competitiveness of the container trades
The Mediterranean is one of the most strategic shipping areas, thanks to its location within East-West trade corridor, which connect the three main trade areas in the world: Asia, America and Europe. The total container traffic in this corridor during … Continue reading Impact of concession costs in the transshipment container market: a case study of the West Med
La rápida propagación del Covid-19 está teniendo un impacto profundo en la economía global. Gobiernos de todo el mundo han optado por políticas de confinamiento en su lucha por contener la transmisión del virus, lo que ha supuesto la caída … Continue reading Impacto y algunas posibles medidas que puede tomar el sector portuario de México
Public-private partnerships (PPP) are long-term contracts between a private parties and government entities for providing a public asset or service in which the private party bears significant risk and management responsibility. They represent an alternative method for financing the development … Continue reading How to ensure successful PPPs in the port sector
The global commercial maritime fleet, which currently amounts to 96,000 vessels, has shown a steady growth in the last decade. In addition, the average vessel size has also increased steadily in the same period, driven by the shipping companies operation … Continue reading Mediterranean Shipyards market: Factors that drive the selection of a shipyard
The Dubai City-Port growth model The origins of a model of reference The Dubai port was first built in the mid-19th century in the Dubai Creek area. It served a settlement of 800 members of the Bani Yas tribe led … Continue reading Dubai’s Ports. A strong model facing new paradigms
Cabotage, defined as the transportation service between two ports in the same national territory, has always been protected by restrictive policies in Latin America. However, the growing need for a more cost-efficient and environmentally friendly transportation —along with the liberalization … Continue reading Cabotage: about to take off in LatAm?
The worldwide cruise market has been growing at large pace during the last decade and such trend is expected to continue in the mid and long term. This future trend is leveraged on a new outstanding additional offer, including larger … Continue reading Caribbean cruise market: Opportunities in a growing industry