WIT Press


Changing Public Port Management In The Hamburg-Le Harve Range

Price

Free (open access)

Volume

39

Pages

9

Published

1998

Size

874 kb

Paper DOI

10.2495/MAR980021

Copyright

WIT Press

Author(s)

J.C. van Ham

Abstract

Recent trends in trade liberalisation and globalisation of the world economy have a significant impact on seaborne trade and ports. As a results of these developments, the traditional view on public port management is changing. In the paper recent and anticipated developments in public port management in the Hamburg - Le Havre range are examined. The classification refers mainly to formal aspects and shows a wide variety in public port management. A closer look at the real situation shows differences in port policy even within the same institutional setting. So, the diversity in public port management not only concerns the institutional factors but also the pursued port poli

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