Cascading feeder vessels and the rationalisation of small container ports

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Monios, Jason.;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Subject: Container ports | Shipping lines | Carriers | Vessels | Feeders | Short sea shipping (SSS), | 387 Water, air & space transportation | HE Transportation and Communications | Freight | Transport Research Institute | Sustainable Communities

Small container ports rely on feeder services from hub ports to provide access to unitised trade flows for their hinterlands. They generally possess limited water depth and handling facilities, as investments required to handle larger vessels are not justified by their ... View more
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