Transport and Communications Bulletin for Asia and the Pacific, No. 78 "Development of Dry Ports"

Transport and Communications Bulletin for Asia and the Pacific, No. 78 "Development of Dry Ports"

Date: 
Tuesday, December 22, 2009
Type: 
Journals
Abstract

This special issue of the Bulletin is a collection of seven papers discussing various issues related to dry port development in a number of selected countries located in Asia, Africa, Europe and North America. Discussions of dry port development under different economic and political backgrounds will provide policymakers with a better understanding of the relevant issues under consideration.

This issue of Bulletin comprises of seven articles:

Article 1: Inland terminals within North American and European supply chains – by Theo Notteboom and Jean-Paul Rodrigue;

Article 2: Dry ports: a comparative study of the United Kingdom and Nigeria – by Paul Garnwa, Anthony Beresford and Stephen Pettit;

Article 3: Innovative ideas and design of an integrated dry port and seaport system – by Andrea Rosa and Riccardo Roscelli;

Article 4: The expansion of the port of Genoa: the Rivalta Scrivia dry port – by Claudia Caballini and Enrico Gattorna;

Article 5: The dry port concept: moving seaport activities inland? – by Violeta Roso and Kent Lumsden;

Article 6: The spatial characteristics of dry ports in India - by Adolf K.Y. Ng and Girish Gujar; and

Article 7: Trade and transport costs: the role of dry ports in South Africa – by Erené Cronje, Marianne Matthee and Waldo Krugell.

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